Engineering / Maintenance-of-Way

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Shanghai Metro receives ENSCO Rail equipment ENSCO Rail, Inc., “in continuation of a successful business relationship with China,” recently delivered a Track Geometry Measurement System and Corrugation Measurement System to the Shanghai Metro.

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U.S. Congressman Brad Ashford (D-Neb.) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) and GoRail member Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) for a tour of its metal service center and structural fabrication facilities in Carter Lake, Iowa. Attendees included Rep....
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InnoTrans, the semi-annual global railway industry trade exhibition and the largest event of its type, is offering discounted tickets to North American attendees. As well, this year’s event will have a strong Canadian presence. InnoTrans take place every 2 years...
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The National Railroad and Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) held its annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in Little Rock, Ark. Thomas Blackmon, Jr. of Blackmon Auctions and...
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Parsons announced on April 14, 2016 that the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently honored the corporation with the Alliant Build America Award in the civil construction management category for its work on the Houston Metro Light Rail Transit...
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Global industrial company Harsco Corporation announced April 13, 2016 that its Harsco Rail track maintenance business has been awarded a multi-year contract in the UK valued at more than $40 million. The award from Network Rail continues a long-standing contracting service...

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How machine vision is revolutionizing automated vehicle health monitoring. Railways are increasingly moving toward automated detector systems to supplement manual rolling stock inspection. Machine vision systems that inspect components on a moving train can improve safety and efficiency by reducing maintenance...
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ENSCO Rail, Inc., “in continuation of a successful business relationship with China,” recently delivered a Track Geometry Measurement System and Corrugation Measurement System to the Shanghai Metro. The system includes track geometry, rail profile, rail corrugation, and axle acceleration measurements. “The system...
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Nossaman LLP has expanded its internationally recognized Infrastructure Practice Group with the hire of Shant Boyajian, former Senior Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Boyajian joins the firm as an Associate and will be located...
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Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. has appointed Katie Hadenfeldt Vice President Sales & Marketing, with responsibility for all aspects of LORAM’S contract services sales and marketing efforts, along with all new and existing product development initiatives. Prior to joining LORAM, Hadenfeldt...
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Josef W. “Joe” Neuhofer, former President of Plasser American Corp., died March 29, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 78. Born in Stadl Pauer, Austria, Neuhofer went to hotel management school after finishing high school. He worked as a first...