Etiqueta: intelligent technologies

Gdynia, smart city

The first Smart City of Eastern Europe is in Poland

Gdynia´s city hall, in northern Poland, has announced that the city has become the first smart city in Eastern Europe At last, Eastern Europe has its first smart city. The Polish city of Gdynia, located in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland, has become the first city of Poland, and of all Eastern Europe in fact, in being proclaimed as a smart city.Gdynia Mayor, Wojciech Szczurek, said to the press that the city had “global aspirations" to reach this goal, something why the “the certificate confirms the fact that the quality of life of residents is managed in the city and intelligent technologies support this process".The certificate, that was celebrated by the local Government as a "tool which allows data to be collected and compared with cities such as London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Dubai", was given by the World Council on City...

Bombardier opens new South African production site and headquarters

The Canadian company opens the new Johannesburg site to produce MITRAC high power propulsion equipment for TRAXX Africa locomotives Bombardier, one of the most important rail technology manufacturers will open, in October, its new South African production plant and headquarters. This commitment to the African country is the result of the contract for supplying electric locomotives for TRAXX Africa. As the company explaines, in the press note they published in their official webpage, "the majority of the locomotives are being built at Transnet Engineering´s plants in Koedoespoort, Pretoria and Edwin Swales in Durban".Siyabonga Gama, Chief Executive Officer of Transnet Group, attended the opening ceremony, during an event held in Isando, Johannesburg. Mr Siyabonga Gama appointed that "Bombardier´s production facility was an integral...