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CN cited for corporate social responsibility
The Alberta Chamber of Commerce has presented CN the Alberta Business Award of Distinction in the Indigenous Relations–Best Practices category.
CN 2017 capex: C$2.5 billion
CN’s planned C$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) 2017 capital program is “focused on hardening core infrastructure,” the railroad said on Feb. 9.
CN: Strong quarter, full-year financial and operating performance
CN’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial and operating results “demonstrated once again our ability to perform well in a mixed economic environment, despite facing difficult winter conditions in December,” President…
CN repurchasing up to 4.84MM common shares
CN announced that it will repurchase common shares under a specific share repurchase program. The purchase will form part of the Normal Course Issuer Bid for up to 33 million…
CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge raises C$360,000 for charity organizations
CN announced that the 12th edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge raised C$360,000 at a friendly hockey game.
Canada coal phase-out a ho-hum for CN, CP
The phase-out of coal for electricity generation announced by Canada’s greenish Liberal government Nov. 21 will have no impact on the country’s Class I railways. That’s because nearly all of…
CN awarded for excellence in corporate governance
CN announced Nov. 18 that it has received the 2016 Best Overall Corporate Governance award for publicly listed companies from the Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC).
CN joins Level to empower Indigenous youth
CN announced on Nov. 16 a $150,000 sponsorship of Level's Indigenous youth outreach program, "Dare to Dream."
CN joins Climate A List
CN announced Oct. 28 that it has been awarded a position on the Climate A List by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.
CN 3Q: "Outstanding results"
Luc Jobin, CN President and CEO, announced CN's third-quarter 2016 results on Oct. 25: "With solid execution from our industry-leading operating team and a network-wide focus on providing quality service,…
BMC acquires transload facility from Di-Corp
Badger Mining Corporation (BMC), a family-owned industrial sand supplier based out of Berlin, Wis., announced Oct. 14 a further commitment to the Canadian market with the asset acquisition of Di-Corp’s…
CN: 1.2 million trees and growing
CN announced Sept. 26 that 50 communities across Canada will be awarded grants of $25,000 to fund local tree planting projects in honor of the nation's 150th anniversary. Since 2011,…
Fox Creek home to new transload site
Badger Mining Corporation announced a long-term agreement to become an exclusive sand tenant of ANC Transloading, Inc.’s Fox Creek facility, located 260 km (160 miles) northwest of Edmonton, Atla. on…
ERAC and CN conducting rail emergency training exercise
Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC), in conjunction with CN, announced Sept. 15 it conducted a rail emergency exercise as part of ongoing ERAC responder training in the event of an…
CN named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
CN has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index for the fifth consecutive year and to the DJSI North America Index for the eighth consecutive year.
CDPQ reaches Montreal track agreement with CN
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…
CN, ADM and Midwest Inland Port grow intermodal in Decatur, Ill.
Archer Daniels Midland Company and the Midwest Inland Port announced August 23 that their collaborative logistics and marketing efforts are driving increased container shipments over ADM's privately owned intermodal ramp…
CN operating ratio: 54.5%
In the midst of what CN President and CEO Luc Jobin called “a very challenging volume environment” that saw second-quarter declines in revenues and operating income, the railroad posted an…
GE Manufacturing Solutions celebrates 1,000th locomotive
More than 700 employees attended a ceremony to mark the rollout of the 1,000th locomotive from the GE Manufacturing Solutions plant in Fort Worth, Tex., on July 7, three-and-a-half years…
CN appoints Mike Cory as chief operating officer and Ghislain Houle as chief financial officer
Luc Jobin, incoming president and chief executive officer of CN announced on June 27th the appointments of Mike Cory as executive vice-president and chief operating officer, and Ghislain Houle as…
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