CN shipped more than 2.28 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and processed grain products via carload in February—setting a new volume record for the 12th straight month, despite challenging weather conditions.
CN is undertaking four Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives that the railroad reports are in line with emerging best practices and were informed with input from investors, customers, employees and local communities.
Norfolk Southern (NS) and consultancy WSP US have added new executives to their rosters.
CN has teamed with a youth-focused Canadian environmental organization to expand EcoConnexions, its employee engagement program on sustainability.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
CN moved more than 2.95 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and processed grain products via carload in January, the 11th consecutive record-setting month, the railroad reported.
“While the recovery remains uneven across the markets we serve, we are pleased by the momentum in volume demand that grew during the fourth quarter and continues to grow,” CN President and CEO JJ Ruest reported during the railroad’s quarterly earnings announcement on Jan. 26.
CN’s proposed C$250 million logistics hub/intermodal facility, to be built in Milton, Ontario, has received approval from the Canadian government. The catch: The project is subject to 325 conditions, which would make it the most stringently regulated intermodal logistics hub in Canada.
CN has ranked 10th on the recently released Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 Index of the most sustainable corporations—the only railroad on the list. Schneider Electric SE earned the top spot; also ranked are Alstom SA, Siemens AG and Stantec Inc.
Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.