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11 November 2011

T-WALL

The Neel Company is advancing the O'Hare Modernization Program in Chicago with almost 90,000 sq. ft. of its T-WALL Retaining Wall System. T-WALL is being constructed to elevate Union Pacific along Irving Park Road. The UP rail line, Irving Park Road and the Bensenville Ditch are all b ...
The Wood Energy Group, Inc., a division of Banyan Rail Services Inc., plans to expand operations and relocate to a 10-acre site at Louisiana & Northwest Railroad's new Iron Bridge Road transload facility in Gibsland, La. Wood Energy, a railroad tie reclamation and energy generation operation ...
Canadian National and Coalspur Mines Limited signed a memorandum of understanding, under which they will develop a high-quality logistics supply chain to transport, export thermal coal from Coalspur's Vista Coal Project near Hinton, Alta., to Western Canadian ports starting in 2015. CN ...
Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chairman James Simpson and members of the NJ Safety at Railroad Crossings Leadership Oversight Committee provided an overview of the tactics that will be implemented to reduce overall fatalities and accidents at railroad grade crossings. ...
On Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas (METRO), will be joined by federal officials, along with members of Houston's congressional delegation and other elected leaders for the signing of the long-awaited Full Funding Grant Agreements for the Nor ...
California state and local officials kicked off construction on the Colton Crossing Rail-to-Rail Grade Separation Project, which will improve safety and freight movement through one of the nation's busiest rail crossings. The $208 million grade separation project will move two east-west ...
Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C., was awarded the Doral Business Council's 2011 International Business of the Year Award. FEC received this award for its role in strengthening South Florida's stature as a global hub for international trade. Florida Governor Rick Scott also was honored with the ...
The Iowa Transportation Commission approved more than $5.5 million in funding for nine rail infrastructure improvement projects under the Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program. The rail projects are expected to support the creation of 140 jobs within three years of completion and spur develo ...
Mayors from Chatham, London, Sarnia and Windsor, Ontario, Canada, met for the first of what they say will be a series of meetings to discuss common issues. First on the agenda was the potential for high-speed rail for southwestern Ontario and establishing a collective response regarding the impa ...
The United Transportation Union, as a subcontractor to Amtrak, is in the final stages of developing a training manual titled "Emerging Incidents Procedures" for some 8,000 front-line Amtrak employees. "The manual will be used as part of Amtrak's 2012 Block Training cycle ...
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