K2 Geospatial and Info-Excavation sign a partnership that will allow the use of new technologies for the management of underground infrastructures in Quebec.
(Montreal, Canada) - May 11th, 2017 - K2 Geospatial, leading innovator in the development of geospatial solutions and developer of the map oriented integration platform JMap, announces the signing of a partnership with Info-Excavation, the only organization in Quebec for the prevention of damages from underground work, offering a free localization service of underground infrastructures to people, municipalities or businesses who wish to pursue excavation projects.
This agreement will allow Info-Excavation to offer additional services developed by K2 Geospatial to those already proposed.
Denis Courchesne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Info-Excavation expresses that: "This partnership will allow Info-Excavation to use, in real time, the multiple systems or data sources available that concern the underground infrastructures in Quebec through the platform offered by K2 Geospatial. The use of JMap will provide all stakeholders (municipalities, infrastructure owners, entrepreneurs, citizens, etc.) with more precise, accurate, reliable and secure information."
According to K2 Geospatial, providing JMap to Info-Excavation's activities contributes to the historic commitment to make geospatial technology available and accessible to individuals and organizations involved in the daily management of their territories. Jacques Charron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, explains that : "K2 Geospatial has always been very involved in multiple projects concerning smart cities and communities. Today, the company is very proud to combine its expertise to those of Info-Excavation. The goal of this alliance is to optimise the quality of services provided to organizations and citizens and contribute to the safety for all citizens by using our JMap Technology."
About K2 Geospatial :
Since 1995, K2 Geospatial has been committed to bringing spatial information and analysis tools within everyone’s reach by developing software solutions that provide effective visual aids to decision-makers. K2 Geospatial’s solutions are powered by JMap, a map-based integration platform designed to connect silos and offer user-friendly interfaces destined to non-technical users. JMap is deployed and used by hundreds of organizations in North, South and Central America as well as in Europe.
To learn more, visit: k2geospatial.com
INFO-EXCAVATION, the only damages prevention center in Quebec, is a non-profit organization that brings together more than 150 members and prevention partners, as well as 76 municipal members. With 100% of Québec's territory in digitalized cartography and periodic updates, Info-Excavation is the solution to protect the integrity of underground networks. It offers a free service to locate underground infrastructures 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to any person or company wishing to carry out excavation work, as well as various services and tools intended to prevent damage.
To learn more, visit: info-ex.com
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