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Balfour Beatty, R.J. Corman host congressional representatives Elected officials from Florida and Ohio were given tours this week of rail companies operating within their respective states. The events also included public policy discussions surrounding the recent positive train control deadline extension, as well as efforts to extend the shortline tax credit.

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On Feb. 8 Rep. Collin Peterson's (D-MN-7) Chief of Staff Allison Myhre and Economic Development Officer Toni Merdan joined representatives from PortaCo to tour the company's Moorhead facility, learn about its various maintenance-of-way and railroad...
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Norfolk Southern has a planned capital improvement budget of $2.1 billion in 2016, which is $300 million less than its record $2.4 billion capital plan in 2015.   Most areas of in the NS capital plan will...
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BNSF Railway released plans for a $4.3 billion 2016 capital expenditure program focuses on helping to ensure the company continues to operate a safe and reliable network this year and beyond.   BNSF's record setting $6 billion...
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Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., appointed Brad Willems to the executive position of chief financial officer. In his new role, Willems will have the responsibility for all corporate accounting, tax and information technology roles, in...
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Hanson Professional Services Inc. has received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration that allows unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operation. Hanson petitioned for the exemption June 30 to use a UAS, or drone, to collect data...

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Gradall Industries, Inc., has entered into a business agreement with Kinshofer Crane and Excavator Attachments to make new options available for railways, municipal transit systems and others who purchase Gradall Railway Maintenance Machines.   Gradall machines can...
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On November 9, U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS-02) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member company Brown Industries, LLC, for a tour of its facility.   Brown Industries CEO David Price gave an overview of...
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Harsco Rail, a division of Harsco Corporation has appointed Andre Schoen to vice president for international regions.   Schoen joins Harsco Rail with more than 25 years' experience in business management, most recently as the managing director...
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Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) promoted current Vice President Engineering Greg Grissom to chief operating officer/executive vice president customer delivery. Grissom played an important role in the development of new technology solutions and overall growth of...
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Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail communities.   The Railway Engineering-Maintenance and Suppliers...