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Suppliers manufacture and provide the most sophisticated tools for material handling to-date. With so many materials of various sizes and weights needed to build and maintain the railroads, multi-functional machines are in demand and suppliers across North America are delivering just that.
Ditching and drainage efforts that go with the flow
Suppliers provide resources to keep roadbeds clear of water. Suppliers provide resources to keep roadbeds clear of water. Water seepage can be a real hazard to the railroads, causing track damage and emergency situations when flooding occurs....
Auto Truck Group names new regional fleet sales manager
Auto Truck Group hired Steve Terry as regional fleet sales manager. Terry, a 27-year industry veteran, most recently spent eight years with Williamsen Manufacturing, where he held the position of territory sales manager, responsible for the...
Brandt delivers first R4 Power Units and OTM trackers to UP
Brandt Road Rail Corporation has delivered the first Brandt R4 Power Units and OTM Trackers to Union Pacific (UP). Union Pacific has integrated the Brandt Power Unit and OTM Tracker System into its material handling system....
Everything in its place
Suppliers manufacture and provide the most sophisticated tools for material handling to-date. With so many materials of various sizes and weights needed to build and maintain the railroads, multi-functional machines are in demand and suppliers across...
Harsco names SVP/CFO
Harsco Corporation appointed F. Nicholas Grasberger to senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 22, 2013. Grasberger joins Harsco with an extensive background at both the CFO and operations executive levels, serving most recently...
Ballast maintenance for the best roadbed
For proper support and drainage along the railroads both big and small, a good ballast maintenance program is key. For proper support and drainage along the railroads both big and small, a good ballast maintenance program...
Mom Chung and Big Alma to bore SFMTA Central Subway tunnels
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) revealed the names of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will excavate and construct the Central Subway tunnels. The two tunneling machines will be named Big Alma, after "Big...
Obama renews call for infrastructure investment
President Obama resumed a push for infrastructure investment first outlined in his State of the Union speech. The plan outlines three main points to bring the nation's infrastructure into a state-of-good-repair and create jobs "that...
M/w challenges: advances in rail measurement
Fast, mobile surveying systems capture rail data with increased productivity and accuracy. by Jim Dickey, P.L.S. and Anthony Cinquini, P.E., P.L.S. Cinquini & Passarino, Inc. Fast, mobile surveying systems capture rail data with increased productivity and accuracy. There...
L.B. Foster rebrands Portec Rail Products as L.B. Foster Rail Technologies
L.B. Foster Company said that it is changing the names of several of its subsidiary companies acquired from Portec Rail Products, Inc., to L.B. Foster Rail Technologies to more accurately brand the innovative unit and better...
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