Swezey named Powerbrace President

Powerbrace Corp., a subsidiary of Miner Enterprises, has promoted General Manager John Swezey to President, effective immediately.

For Miner, twice is nice from TrinityRail

For the second consecutive year, TrinityRail has awarded Miner Enterprises, Inc. a Premier Supplier Award. Trinity selected Miner as one of 13 standard component suppliers deserving special recognition based on product quality, pricing, and reliable on-time delivery.

New from Miner: Updated Field Guide and Wall Chart

Miner Enterprises, Inc. has released its latest inspection and installation Field Guide and Wall Chart.

For Miner, a major gate order

Rail equipment lessor CAI Rail Inc. has selected Miner Enterprises, Inc. to supply Double Groove III pneumatic gates for 440 plastic pellet covered hopper cars to be built by National Steel Car at its Hamilton, Ontario plant. Each railcar will be fitted with four gates, bringing the total order to 1,760 units.

Miner Rail Products Division earns AWS accreditation

Miner Enterprises Inc. has earned the Certified Welding Fabricator (CWF) accreditation from the American Welding Society (AWS) for its Rail Products Division facility in Saltillo, Mexico. The AWS awards the CWF accreditation to companies that meet high standards of training, equipment, and quality management in their welding operations.


Miner Double Groove III: Plastics like this gate

Miner Enterprises Inc.’s Double Groove III pneumatic gate for plastics, featured at Railway Interchange 2015 (Booth 3609, RSI), is simple to operate, clean and wash out, and provides a watertight seal when closed and locked, this long-time supplier with more than 116 years of discharge systems experience says.

Miner introduces high-performance side bearing

Miner Enterprises has introduced its newest railcar component, a long travel CCSB (constant-contact side bearing) with a wide range of applications. The bolt-on bearing, designated TCC-45 LTLP-C, features a low profile and simple design, allowing for easy installation and maintenance, Miner says.

Trinity Rail presents Miner Enterprises with Premier Supplier Award

Miner Enterprises, Inc., an Illinois-based supplier of railcar components, announced that it has earned a Premier Supplier Award from railcar manufacturer Trinity Rail, the company announced June 16, 2015. Miner received the award based on its track record of providing high quality products, on time delivery, and superior customer service.

Kries named Miner Director of Engineering

Miner Enterprises has promoted 24-year Engineering Department employee Andrew Kries to Director of Engineering. He replaces Bob Pokorski, who is taking on a new position at Trinity Rail.

Ballast betterment

Suppliers continue their R&D efforts to provide improved ballast maintenance solutions.