Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $1.1 billion "Running Tunnels and Underground Structures" contract, the first portion of the $2.1-billion 7 Subway Line Extension Project, will be awarded the 2013 Construction Project of the Year by the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.

Friday, 10 May 2013 06:39

NS names six to senior management

Norfolk Southern has promoted six in upper management with effective dates of June 1 and July 1.

Friday, 10 May 2013 06:34

Amtrak launches safety video for kids

Amtrak has launched an animated video to educate kids about rail safety and security.

California's Caltrain will be working on a $147-million project will elevate its tracks above three existing at-grade street crossings at San Bruno, San Mateo and Angus avenues next week. A new, elevated Caltrain station between San Bruno and San Mateo avenues will replace the station at Sylvan Avenue.

SYSTRA has promoted Joseph Sais, PE, to executive vice president, engineering. In this capacity, Sais will oversee the firm's U.S.-based infrastructure, traction power, systems, and construction management and program management sectors.

Los Angles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) was awarded more than $390 million from the California Transportation Commission and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to support construction of new rail, upgrade existing transit service, buy much-needed rail cars,

BNSF says that the Los Angeles City Council vote to approve its Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) project a significant vote for jobs and a greener economy.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has awarded a two-year, $120-million contract extension to Parsons Brinckerhoff, Balfour Beatty's professional services division, for program management services on the California High-Speed Rail project.

Canadian Pacific (CP) Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison has been inducted into the Maritime Association of Port of New York & New Jersey's International Maritime Hall of Fame.

Thursday, 09 May 2013 11:26

Altus acquires Rocla Concrete Tie

Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle-market manufacturing companies in the U.S., has acquired Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete railroad ties.

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