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NRC auction proves to be yet another success The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) Annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction was held April 14 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in Little Rock, Ark.

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The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) Annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction was held April 14 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in Little Rock, Ark.   NRC says that Thomas Blackmon, Jr., of...
loram-names-katie-hadenfeldt-vice-president-sales-and-marketing
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has appointed Katie Hadenfeldt to the position of vice president sales and marketing. In her new role, Hadenfeldt will have responsibility for all aspects of Loram's contract services sales and...
harsco-rail-wins-multi-year-uk-grinding-service-contract
Harsco Rail has been awarded a multi-year contract from Network Rail in the United Kingdom valued at more than $40 million.   The company says the award continues a long-standing contracting service from Harsco Rail that began...
bart-awards-mermec-contract-for-track-inspection-vehicle
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) awarded MERMEC a contract to supply a track recording vehicle to be operated on 104 miles of rapid transit lines serving the San Francisco Bay Area.   On April 11, 2016, MERMEC...
in-memoriam-josef-neuhofer
Former President of Plasser American Corporation Josef W. Neuhofer passed away peacefully at home on March 29, 2016, at the age of 78.   After finishing high school, Neuhofer went to hotel management school. He worked as...

ge-transportation’s-digital-solutions-bets-big-on-chicago
GE selected Chicago to be a core hub of its growing digital ecosystem and the company says it will provide deep investments to further advance its digital strategy.   Chicago will be the lead office for GE...
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Carlo Patrick will join Herzog Services, Inc., as vice president effective March 21, 2016.   Patrick has served as staff director, Rail and Infrastructure Integrity Division, Office of Railroad Safety, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and will be...
Harsco Rail has won two contracts for two separate projects on major transit railroads in the northeastern U.S. totaling approximately $10 million in projected revenues.   Under the first award, a Harsco P811 Track Renewal System and...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is soliciting applications for a new grant program authorized by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.   The FAST Act authorizes $800 million for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and...
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...