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Farewell to Giancarlo Pedrini, entrepreneur and symbol of flood prevention in Italy and worldwide

May 2020

On April 13th, the Italian enterprise lost a real champion, someone who succeeded in doing business while improving the world we live in. Eng. Giancarlo Pedrini, member of the Rotary movement, friendly called Giancarlo by everyone, was one of the four founders of CAE S.p.A. of San Lazzaro di Savena (BO) and vice-president in charge until the last day. Always committed to reduce the risks connected to extreme weather events and hydrogeological instability...

Free web platform: the commitment of CAE to its customers during the lockdown

May 2020

During the lockdown period, in which it is important to work as much as possible from home, CAE has made every effort to help its customers performing monitoring activities in smart working mode. The company has allowed the free use of AEGIS, a Cloud web platform that...

The implementation of the Citizen’s Observatory begins

April 2020

The creation of the hydro-thermo-pluviometric monitoring network and the web and mobile platform will allow the implementation and management of the Citizen’s Observatory on the Brenta-Bacchiglione Mobile Operational Unit. The platform will allow us to coordinate...

Georgia and Azerbaijan: Groundwater monitoring

April 2020

CAE returns to the Caucasus, winning a tender for the construction of a groundwater monitoring system in 6 locations between Georgia and Azerbaijan. The work is part of a project for the integrated management of water resources throughout the Kura river basin. This monitoring system will be used as a pilot for...

CAE commitment to business continuity at the time of COViD-19 emergency

March 2020

The global community is facing a hard challenge for the upcoming weeks, fighting against the COViD-19 virus. As all of you know, CAE S.p.A. headquarters and main production facilities are located in Italy, one of the Countries the virus currently hit the hardest. Even though as of today there are no cases of traced contagion by COViD-19 among the Company staff, we are all living in a complicated period and we feel like a public notice can better explain what is going on here.

Brenner Base Tunnel: geodetic monitoring to detect subsidence

March 2020

A future-oriented railway was created with the Brenner Base Tunnel, which crosses the Alps at the base of the mountains. CAE wins the tender relating to the entrustment of the geodetic monitoring services of the Val di Vizze, the system was designed to detect any subsidence phenomena linked to the progress of the tunnel below the valley and provides for the installation of 5 GNSS receivers and 2 TPS robotic total stations.

New investments in technology and training to increase the quality of services

March 2020

In order manage more orders in the world of monitoring and topographic surveys, such as those relating to localized instabilities or to the construction of major infrastructures, the use of topographic equipment which gives us a complete picture of the risk situation has become increasingly crucial. This is why CAE is keeping on investing...

Maldives choose Italian technology again

February 2020

In the two years that followed the first important CAE contract in the archipelago, the Maldives Meteorological Service turned to the firm based in Bologna (Italy) for another 9 weather monitoring stations, a software system to integrate all the existing stations on the Maldivian territory, a public web portal to show real-time weather conditions and 2 PG4i stand-alone rain gauges.

Roads at risk of flooding? Sardinia invests in technology and safety.

February 2020

In Sardinia CAE is implementing for ANAS S.p.A. a monitoring and warning system for hydraulic and hydrogeological risk. The solution is useful to automatically inhibit traffic when the hydrometric thresholds are exceeded and it includes: hydrometric stations, meteorological stations and automatic barriers for the closure of the road.

The quality of measurements in the era of climate change

February 2020

The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly concrete and relevant; also for this reason the quality of data is essential for model to be able to predict and mitigate the impact of any extreme social and economic event. In this context, good design of the shield of the temperature sensors is crucial. CAE participated in the METEOMET project with its THS thermometer and thus had the opportunity to verify its good performance.