Intersand Selects GWIP’s Windsor Location as U.S. Headquarters

GWIP, LLC, a managed affiliate of The Broe Group, has sold a land parcel within the Windsor, Colo., Great Western Industrial Park (GWIP) to Intersand America Corp., a global cat litter producer.

OmniTRAX Completes Winchester & Western Acquisition

A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the 101-year-old Winchester & Western Railroad (W&W) from Covia Holdings Corporation.

No Soup, No Fires, No Fines

In extremely cold weather, poor combustion sealing can cause diesel engine lube oil to get past piston rings in the power assemblies and pushed out the exhaust stack. Locomotive mechanical officers call the condition “souping.” It’s a messy environmental problem, with oil-coated carbodies that need to be cleaned, at high labor and disposal costs.

OmniTRAX Acquiring Cleveland Commercial Railroad

A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cleveland Commercial Railroad (CCRL) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Cleveland Harbor Belt Railroad (CHB). The acquisition is expected to close in late August 2019, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

OmniTRAX Acquiring Winchester & Western

A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 101-year-old Winchester & Western Railroad (W&W), which operates in Maryland, New Jersey, West Virginia and Virginia, from Covia Holdings Corp. The $105 million transaction is expected to close during third-quarter 2019 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including Surface Transportation Board review.

OmniTRAX, STE unveil KLW Tier 4 locomotive

OmniTRAX, Inc. and the Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad (STE) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new environmentally friendly locomotive at the STE depot in San Juaquin, Calif.

Fighting Trump’s border-slowdown threat

Eighteen North American trade associations representing railroads, truckers and their customers that ship between the United States and Mexico have joined forces to tell the Trump Administration and Congress that restricting cross-border trade by either complete shutdown or slowdown, as President Trump has threatened, will have serious, highly damaging economic and social consequences.

OmniTRAX celebrates individual, team performances

Transportation service company OmniTRAX held its annual National Leadership Meeting (NLM) in Denver on Feb. 19-21 to review last year’s performance and plan for 2019 growth. The conference, which had a “Catch The Wave” theme, featured the presentation of several awards to individual and team members and to OmniTRAX-operated rail lines.

Scott, Garin join OmniTRAX Board

OmniTRAX, Inc. has elected Cameron Scott and David Garin to its Board of Directors. Scott’s addition coincides with his retirement as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Union Pacific Feb. 28, 2019; Garin’s service follows an extensive career that culminated in his most recent role as Group Vice President, Industrial Products at BNSF.

OmniTRAX sees a hit in new Georgia & Florida line

Short line operator OmniTRAX is partnering with forest products giant Georgia-Pacific on a transportation solution for the latter’s new plant in Albany, Ga.