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.

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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.

Harsco Rail promotes Branham to executive team

Harsco Rail has announced the promotion of Allen Branham to vice president of its North America Sales and Global Contracting Services division.

Harsco Rail finds railroad to Mecca (and South Africa, too)

Harsco Rail, Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division, has landed two equipment orders, one in Saudi Arabia, one in South Africa, worth close to $25 million.

Harsco Rail: New Stoneblowers for Network Rail

Harsco Rail Ltd., the British operation of Harsco Rail (Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division) on June 29 received an order from Network Rail for seven Stoneblower track geometry machines. Network Rail owns and manages Britain’s main line railway infrastructure.

For Harsco, business is a grind (that’s a good thing)

Harsco Rail, Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division, has landed new sales of its rail grinding machines throughout North America for service in RailWorks Corp.-conducted contract rail grinding programs. The company says its sales to RailWorks marks Harsco’s return to the North American contract grinding sector.

Gill grabbing Harsco Rail reins

Harsco Corp. on Oct. 19 appointed Jeswant Gill as President of Harsco Rail, effective Nov. 1, 2016. He will be based at Harsco Rail headquarters in Columbia, S.C.

Harsco and Johns Hopkins University to introduce robotic rail technology

Harsco Corporation announced June 1, 2016 that its Protran Technology unit, part of the Company’s Harsco Rail division, has formed a marketing alliance with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to introduce unmanned vehicle technology to traditional railway safety and security operations.

CSX m/w, guided by COMPASS™

Protran Technology, a unit of Harsco Rail, has secured its first order from a U.S. Class I for its COMPASS™ railway asset location and awareness system.

Protran appoints Bunting Deputy Director, Field Engineering and Training

Protran Technology, a division of Harsco Rail, has appointed Clay A. Bunting as Deputy Director, Field Engineering and Training to develop the company’s growing range of safety technology for track workers and track inspection technology.