Anshooman Aga will take over as Harsco Corp. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on Aug. 16, succeeding Peter Minan; he becomes a member of the Harsco Executive Leadership Team.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) new parts warehouse in the Hayward (California) Maintenance Complex has been awarded LEED Silver Certification for sustainability.
The proposal will compete with a planned hyperloop line between the cities.
The Port of South Louisiana has completed a six-track rail yard for Dow Chemical, which entered into a 20-year lease agreement with the Port.
RAILWAY AGE, JANUARY 2021 ISSUE: First, getting through the pandemic—then, building a new normal. Amid uncertainty, there is cautious optimism for passenger rail in 2021. That was the general consensus of industry experts Railway Age interviewed in December.
Trinity Metro (Texas) has selected AECOM to conduct environmental assessment and preliminary engineering for a 2.1-mile TEXRail extension project. Commuter rail service would continue south from the Fort Worth T&P Station to a proposed new station in the Fort Worth Medical District (south of Mistletoe Boulevard, near Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center).
The joint venture of STV, AECOM, Morrison Hershfield and McMillen Jabobs Associates, of Ottawa, has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for designing Stage 1 of the OCTranspo Confederation Line.
AECOM recently added two industry veterans, Tom Prendergast and Denise Berger, to its leadership team. Both have assumed their new roles with the company and are based in New York City.
AECOM has appointed Jawad Shah Director of Signals and Communications in its Canadian Rail practice, a new position. He will serve as a new member of AECOM’s Americas Market Sector practice, working from the Mississauga, Ontario office.
Global infrastructure service firm AECOM recently announced that it has been named the 2019 Employer of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the Women Transportation Seminar (WTS).