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Harsco consolidates technology under Protran brand
Worldwide rail infrastructure and maintenance firm Harsco Rail, a division of Harsco Corp., will move all its technology products and services under the Protran Technology brand, including Zeta Tech, the…
Suppliers continue their R&D efforts to provide improved ballast maintenance solutions.
SEPTA places railway safety technology order
Protran Technology, a Harsco Rail company, has received an order for railway safety technology from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of the sixth largest rail transit system by…
Don't reface it, replace it
Complete track renewal work calls for large machines that offer custom solutions.
Harsco acquires Protran Technology
Harsco Corp. announced Monday, March 2, 2015 that it has acquired Newton, N.J.-based Protran Technology, providing design and production of safety systems for transportation and industrial applications. Terms of the…
A tad off the top
Rail grinding service providers offer profile correction, modification, and restoration.
Emmerson named Managing Director Harsco Rail UK
Harsco Rail has appointed Mark Emmerson Managing Director of the company’s United Kingdom operation. He has been in this role in an interim capacity over the past nine months, along…
Saving time and money
Productivity gains and cost savings often go hand-in-hand with safer m/w equipment.
Harsco lands another big Swiss contract
Harsco Corp. said Tuesday, July 1, 2014 it has secured second major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB).
New manager for Harsco Rail Columbia plant
Harsco Corp. division Harsco Rail, a global supplier of railway track maintenance and construction equipment, has appointed Craig Fairley as the new Plant Manager of its Columbia, S.C., production facility.
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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