Harsco Rail

Harsco Rail COO Claus Heuschmid (left) says the company's "continued relarionship with the Saudi Arabia and Middle Eastern markets is a significant milestone for [Harsco]." (Historic photo to the right courtesy of SAR)
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Supply Side: Harsco Rail, Transdev, Alstom, Siemens

Harsco Rail signs contract with Saudi Railway Company. Also, Transdev pledges to hire refugees through partnership with Tent; Alstom celebrates 70 years in Mexico; and Siemens launches new digital service portfolio for fire safety.

Anshooman Aga, incoming Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Harsco Corp.
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Harsco Taps Anshooman Aga as CFO

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.

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Superheroes of Rail

RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2020 ISSUE: There’s a reason why Superman is referred to as the Man of Steel. The high-tensile alloy is strong yet modifiable. It serves as the foundation of Clark Kent’s alter ego, as well as the foundation of the rail industry. So it doesn’t take a railroader X-Ray vision to see that extending the life of steel rail by as much as 10 times is a solid idea. Rail grinding, milling and welding all can do just that. In addition, they’re excellent ways to reduce surface defects, increase fuel savings, move heavier loads and support faster train speeds.

Harsco Rail Unveils New Tamper for CN

IRJ at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE 2019: One of the highlights of the outdoor exhibit was Harsco’s TX16 tamper, the supplier’s first new tamper vehicle since the 1990s, which it is supplying to CN.

Harsco Railway at Interchange 2019: Video

RAILWAY AGE at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE 2019: Harsco Rail’s TX-16 involves a near-total rethink of the company’s high-production tamping machines. Product Manager Surfacing Equipment Jeff Jostworth describes the all-new machine to Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.

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Harsco Rail to close Michigan plant

Harsco Rail will close its manufacturing facility in Ludington, Mich., as the company consolidates production operations in Columbia, S.C.

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Harsco Rail lands NYMTA equipment contract

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Harsco Rail a multi-year contract valued at approximately $40 million for 65 maintenance-of-way flat cars to support MTA New York City Transit subway projects.

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Harsco and Singapore: 15 years and counting

Harsco Rail has been doing business with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for 15 years. The relationship has just been extended by LTA’s purchase of a specialized 16-stone grinder.

Amtrak maintenance train

Amtrak to invest $370M in NEC

Amtrak plans to double its engineering efforts on the Northeast Corridor with the purchase of $370 million of new equipment over a three-year period.