Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Monday, 12 November 2012 15:47

UP plans Oregon track replacement in tunnel

Union Pacific plans to enhance Oregon's transportation infrastructure by investing $2 million to replace the line that runs through Penn Tunnel in Portland, Ore.

Crews in Texas removed a section of Houston Metro's Red Line and replaced it with a piece of special trackwork over the weekend.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Nov. 8 for Florida's Winter Haven Intermodal Rail Terminal.

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance modernization of the marine container terminal operated by longtime tenant, TraPac, Inc.

Watco Compliance Service appointed Christian Meeker to performance assurance engineer, nondestructive testing and welding processes. Meeker will be responsible for coaching, mentoring and pro¬viding leadership to Watco team members with respect to nondestructive testing and welding processes to ensure compliance with federal regulations, industry standards and Watco's customer requirements.

Canadian Pacific and the United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1976, representing approximately 800 clerical and intermodal workers, have ratified a five-year contract with 87 percent of the membership voting in favor of the contract terms.

BNSF has been named a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs.

CSX was recognized as the number two military-friendly employer on G.I. Jobs' 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers ranking, making their mark on the list for the third consecutive year.

Thursday, 08 November 2012 13:33

Amtrak to re-open NYC tunnels damaged by Sandy

Amtrak intends to re-open three tunnels that provide access to/from Penn Station New York (PSNY) by late Friday, Nov. 9, which were significantly flooded and damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Thursday, 08 November 2012 13:31

UP named military-friendly employer by GI Jobs

G.I. Jobs named Union Pacific one of America's top military-friendly employers for 2013, marking the 10th time in 11 years that one of the nation's career guides for military job seekers recognized Union Pacific.

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