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Harsco Rail, Protran Technology sign pact
Harsco Rail, a division of Harsco Corp., said Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 it signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Protran Technology.
Two Harsco track machines for Tasmania
Two Harsco Rail heavy-duty track surfacing machines—a Mark VI Production/Switch Tamper and a Ballast Regulator—are on their way to Launceston, in the Australian island state of Tasmania, for deployment on…
Harsco lands a big one in Switzerland
Harsco Corp. has signed a major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award with SBB (Swiss Federal Railways).
A refined grind
Elbow grease was the main driver of track maintenance a century ago; today, it’s technology. When it comes to the grinding process, everything from close cooperation with railroads to continued…
Harsco Rail notes new orders
Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. said Tuesday it has secured several new orders in its Harsco Rail track maintenance group, including four new equipment orders from China. Terms of the…
Harsco Rail group lands international orders
Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. Wednesday said it has secured "three new international orders within its Harsco Rail group totaling more than $85 million in projected revenues and further adding…
Tie and switch tamping
An increase in heavier and more frequent loads is reducing the amount of time allotted for track maintenance. Those same factors also require main-tenance practices, such as tamping, to not…
Dr. Allan Zarembski heads University of Delaware railway engineering program
Noted railway civil engineering and safety consultant and researcher Dr. Allan M. Zarembski has accepted a position as research professor and director of the Railroad Engineering and Safety Program in…
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