People news from around the industry.

Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., and Condor Earth Technologies Inc., Sonora, Calif., are exclusively working together to provide real-time GPS-based systems for monitoring large engineered structures and natural hazards.

NovaLIS Technologies, Charlotte, N.C., and CESI, Concord, N.C., announced a strategic business partnership to deliver comprehensive land information systems solutions to governmental agencies. The two firms will provide GIS software, standard and custom valuation solutions, data conversion, systems integration services, project management and management consulting services.

Anderson & Associates, Blacksburg, Va., promoted Eric Gentryto survey manager of the firm’s Blacksburg office. Gentry has been with Anderson & Associates for eight years.

Governor Jeb Bush, Fla., appointedPaul Tomasino, P.E., to a three-year term on theFlorida Board of Professional Engineers. Tomasino founded Tomasino & Associates Inc. in 1971 and continues to serve as its president.

Leica Geosystems, Norcross, Ga., appointed Precise Positioning Products, Harrisburg, Pa., as licensed dealer for surveying products and systems in Pennsylvania. It will provide a full range of Leica surveying supplies, accessories, training and software/hardware integration support.

Also, Leica Geosystems’ GIS & Mapping Division, Atlanta, Ga., expanded its relationship with Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Family of Companies (CRA), distributors of its GPS/GIS products in Ontario, Canada. CRA now also sells and supports the GS50 and GS50+, GS5 and GS5+ data receivers and the GIS DataPRO post-processing software to local governments and utilities segments in Michigan.

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