Ballast, Ties, Rail

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…
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.
Gross & Janes Co. has entered into an agreement to manage and operate two green crosstie processing facilities owned by Boatright Railroad Products in Montevallo and Clanton, Ala.
President Obama nominated Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, replacing Ray LaHood. Foxx is currently the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., who took office in 2009.
J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP), hired James Faber, PE, as director of technical services and business development.
A six-year, $12.62-billion construction program in Illinois has been put in place, which includes public transit and rail projects throughout the state.
As a part of ongoing efforts to create a more customer-centered organization in L.B. Foster Company's recently consolidated rail businesses, a number of organizational changes have been made to its…
The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has installed the Protran Technology rail break system.
Amsted RPS and Switzerland-based Schwihag AG formed a joint venture to manufacture and supply skl style rail fastening systems to the global heavy-haul freight market.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has obligated $10 million to rebuild a rail line near Devils Lake, N.D.
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