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Jacoby resigns from Harsco Rail Scott Jacoby has resigned as president of Harsco Rail. Harsco Corp. President and CEO Nick Grasberger will serve as interim president effective immediately.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that Metropolitan Transportation Authority has completed track laying between Central Islip and Ronkonkoma for the Long Island Rail Road Double Track project (LIRR). The MTA cites its use of a New Track Construction...
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More than 20 Class 1 and shortline railroad representatives, local officials and other industry stakeholders joined HiRAIL Corporation Aug. 18 for a tour of its facility and discussion with Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA). The Railway Engineering-Maintenance...
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Infrastructure and policy affecting the rail industry were discussed at an event hosted by RailWorks Track Systems at its Deer Park, Texas facility on Aug. 18 with Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX). GoRail and the National Railroad...
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Scott Jacoby has resigned as president of Harsco Rail. Harsco Corp. President and CEO Nick Grasberger will serve as interim president effective immediately. Grasberger is a member of Harsco's Board of Directors and the company noted...
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NESCO LLC, an equipment and service provider for the utility industry, has acquired V&H Leasing Services from material handling and truck equipment manufacturer V&H Inc. The acquisition will fold V&H's rail equipment rental business into NESCO's...

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New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is adopting a new initiative to reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks.   MTA says Operation Track Sweep is a multi-pronged plan that will not only dramatically reduce trash,...
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Salient Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster Co., achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification in the second quarter of 2016. This facility engineers and manufactures remote infrastructure and vehicle monitoring devices and software for...
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A final rule by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires the administration's grantees to develop management plans for their public transportation assets, including vehicles, facilities, equipment and other infrastructure. FTA published the rule on July 26,...
Troy Elbert has been named president of Herzog Services, Inc., effective June 6, 2016. Elbert has been with the company for nearly 20 years in various positions. Rick Ebersold, former president, retired June 5, 2016, after...
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On July 19, 2016, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) joined representatives from Harsco Rail and United Auto Workers Local 811 to tour Harsco's Ludington facility, address its union employees and discuss pressing rail and manufacturing...