Cando Rail & Terminals

Pictured are Cando Superintendent Chris Greenaway and Assistant Superintendent Colin Love with Caltrax employees Damen Duczek, MRU Lead, and Kevin Gage, Vac Truck Operator and MRU Technician in the field, at Cando Sturgeon Terminal. (Caption and Photograph Courtesy of Cando Rail and Caltrax)
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Supply Side: Cando/Caltrax; Duos; Railroad Software; Siemens Mobility

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.

Cando Rail & Terminals Jump-Starts Battery Loco Project

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 Completes Expansion of Sarnia Terminal

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.

“We are delighted with the success of our partnership with TorQuest and excited about the next chapter of our business evolution in partnership with AIMCo,” said Brian Cornick, President and CEO of Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd. “We look forward to continuing to support our customers and benefitting from AIMCo’s considerable experience, relationships and resources.”

AIMCo Acquiring Cando Rail & Terminals

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.

Pictured: Lorie Tekorius, Greenbrier (left) and Lisa Smith, Cando Rail & Terminals.

People News: Greenbrier, Cando

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.


A Journey Into the Telematics Universe

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 Improves Rail Capabilities

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