Ballast, Ties, Rail

Vossloh AG is stepping up its presence in North America and opening a production plant for its rail fastening systems in the U.S. The fitting out of the facility will…
Richard J. "Rick" Corman, founder of R. J. Corman Railroad Group, died the morning of August 23, 2013, following a 12-year battle with multiple myeloma. Corman died at his home…
According to a report by industry research firm IBISWorld, despite a slight downturn during the recession, the railroad track construction industry has experienced strong growth in the past five years
The Railway Tie Association is gearing up for the 95th Annual Symposium and Technical Conference, Oct. 8-11, 2013 in Lake Tahoe, NV.
On August 7, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) joined representatives from the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) for a tour of the Appalachian Timber Services facility in Sutton,…
Jeff Bowen, PE, recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as a vice president and will lead the firm's Florida transportation and infrastructure efforts from the firm's Jacksonville, Fla., office.
In order to keep track in shape, an aggressive ballast maintenance program is key.
The Goldschmidt Thermit Group, a company based in Germany that specializes in welding, acquired 100 percent of PortaCo, Inc., a producer of hydraulic power units and tools headquartered in Moorhead,…
The Cambium Group, Inc., a licensee of Lonza Wood Protection (LWP), has started production of ammoniacal copper zinc arsenate (AZCA)-treated crossties. Cambium will be the first Canadian producer of these…
Axion International Holdings, Inc., has shipped 500 composite crossties to Calgary Transit for use in crossings. Calgary Transit has been a customer of Axion's for four years and has purchased…
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