The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) on Nov. 29 announced the recipients of its 2023 Safety and Environmental Awards that recognize “excellence and innovation.”
Cando Rail & Terminals
Cando Rail & Terminals and Caltrax team to provide railcar cleaning and repair on-site in Alberta, Canada. Also, Duos Technologies installs its 13th Railcar Inspection Portal; Railroad Software earns a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing U.S. private companies; and Siemens Mobility achieves the highest ranking in the EcoVadis Sustainability Rating 2023.
Alberta-based Cando Rail & Terminals is developing a battery-electric switching locomotive through its Li-Ion (Lithium-Ion) 2025 Project, which involves retrofitting a legacy, non-tier-compliant diesel-electric locomotive with a lithium-ion battery propulsion system. The
Cando Rail & Terminals announced June 20 that it has successfully completed the expansion of its Cando Sarnia Terminal, which the Canadian-based rail service provider purchased in the spring of 2021.
Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) of Canada will acquire a 100% equity stake in Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd. from TorQuest Partners (TorQuest), a Canadian private equity fund manager. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Railinc will develop, maintain and operate RailPulse’s technology platform for monitoring railcar location, condition and health under a 10-year agreement, RailPulse reported on May 31.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. President and CEO Lorie Tekorius has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Also, Cando Rail & Terminals has elevated Lisa Smith to Assistant Vice President of Safety, Environmental and Regulatory.
Over the past year and a half, I have been interviewing many of the people and companies that are in the business of trying to improve what is normally called “track and trace” and condition reporting of railway cargo and railway rolling stock equipment. Today, it’s called “telematics.”
Quasar Platform, an end-to-end supply chain visibility platform developed by Calgary, Alberta-based Cando Rail & Terminals, has added new features to its Shipment Management application that “significantly improve industrial shippers’ ability to