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Big Data conference: “Moving from talking to action”

The 2018 University of Delaware Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering “Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference,” held Dec. 13-14, spotlighted the progress the industry is making in dealing with Big

Denver rail park along UP line taking shape

Development is under way on what is being billed as the largest rail-served industrial park in the Denver area.

GPA Board approves $92 million for Mason Mega Rail Terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board of Directors approved $92 million for the Mason Mega Rail Terminal at its Sept. 17, 2018 meeting.

Amtrak to invest $370 million over 3 years in new equipment

Amtrak plans to double its engineering efforts on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) with the purchase of $370 million of new equipment over a three-year period.

OSHA proposed rule to clarify, exempt rail work equipment standards

A proposed rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would exempt many types of rail equipment from the final Cranes and Derricks in Construction rule, which was published in 2010.

HRSI adds Ron Rhodes to team

Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. (HRSI), has hired Ron Rhodes as key account manager. Rhodes will represent HRSI to Canadian Pacific and Canadian National accounts.

NAMRC names Spilker Supplier of the Year

North American Maintenance Railway Club (NAMRC) has named Greg Spilker of Encore Rail Systems, Inc., as the club’s Supplier of the Year 2018.

Rep. Sanford tours new Geismar-MTM facility in Beaufort, S.C.

Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC-1), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined representatives June 4 from Geismar-Modern Track Machinery (Geismar-MTM) and industry stakeholders for a tour of Geismar’s new Beaufort manufacturing facility.

Loram hosts Sen. Klobuchar for facility tour; policy discussion

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), speaking just a few miles from where she grew up, told a crowd of Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., employees that the work they do is the backbone of where the country needs to go.

Pandrol signs new distribution agreements in U.S., Canada

Pandrol signed multi-year distributor partnership agreements with Industry-Railway Suppliers, Inc. (IRS), in the United States and Davanac, Inc., in Canada.