Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

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NESCO acquires V&H Leasing Services NESCO LLC, an equipment and service provider for the utility industry, has acquired V&H Leasing Services from material handling and truck equipment manufacturer V&H Inc.

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Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds. In California, the Rosecrans/Marquardt intersection in Santa Fe Springs, labeled as the most hazardous grade crossing in the state by...
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Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) Infra has reached an agreement with CN to purchase infrastructure for its planned 41.5-mile (67 km) Metropolitan Electric Network (REM) automated metro project in Montreal. CDPQ Infra will acquire the...
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The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes C$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province. The funding is being provided through a new federal infrastructure program, the Public...
ctc-allocates-m-to-rail-safety-projects-in-california
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects in the state and includes $55 million to four rail and safety projects. The source of the funds includes $732.7 million from the State Highway Operation and Protection Program...
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Orgo-Thermit, Inc. has announced that Christopher Booth has joined the GT-Group as Vice President/Chief Operating Officer in Manchester, NJ. Booth is a native of New York who has lived and worked in Europe and the U.S. and speaks multiple languages. He...

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A quarterly status update released Aug. 17, 2016 by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) “underscores the need for railroads to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) as quickly and safely as possible.” The update also “highlights the Administration’s repeated calls for...
christopher-booth-joins-orgo-thermit
Orgo-Thermit, Inc. has announced that Christopher Booth has joined the GT-Group as Vice President/Chief Operating Officer in Manchester, NJ. Booth is a native of New York who has lived and worked in Europe and the U.S. and speaks multiple languages. He...
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As California's Cap and Trade program of greenhouse gas emissions advances, rail projects receive development grants: On August 16, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced 14 recipients for the 2016 Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. Of the...
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers. The grants are funded through the Safety Research & Demonstration (SRD) Program and help fund research on new...
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Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC). FRA awarded $25 million to the projects, as appropriated by Congress for...