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People News: Savage, STV, NCTD, RATP Dev USA

Savage announces CEO retirement and successor appointment. Also, STV promotes Marilisa Stigliano to lead financial planning and analysis; North County Transit District (NCTD) hires Joy Freeman as Chief People Officer; and RATP Dev USA announces key leadership changes.

NJ Pesci, EVP and Chief People and Strategy Officer at Utah-based Savage.
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Savage Names EVP, Chief People and Strategy Officer

NJ Pesci is the new Executive Vice President and Chief People and Strategy Officer at Utah-based Savage, a global provider of engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, rail, trucking, marine, and terminal

“We’re excited to grow our operations in Pocatello by adding railcar repair capabilities and developing a new multi-commodity transload terminal,” said Jason Ray, President of Savage’s Infrastructure Sector, on Feb. 20. (Savage Photograph)

Savage Expands Idaho Operations

Savage, the Utah-based global infrastructure and supply chain services company, is growing its intermodal rail terminal operations in Pocatello, Idaho, with the acquisition of the nearby Idaho Rail Shop business and property.

Azure expects all FEED (Front End Engineering and Design) work for its renewable-fuel production facility to be complete by the end of 2024, positioning it to reach a Final Investment Decision (FID) in the first half of 2025, which would enable a 2027 in-service date. (Azure Image)
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Azure Planning CN-Served Renewable-Fuel Production Facility

Azure Sustainable Fuels Corp. (Azure) on Jan. 18 reported advancing the development of a Canadian renewable-fuel production facility that will ultimately produce 20,000 barrels per day of predominantly SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel). The facility, to be served by CN, is expected to open in 2027.

Savage has joined Cyclyx 10 to 90® program, which aims to increase plastic recycling rates from 10% to 90%
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Supply Side: Savage, GATX

Savage joins Cyclyx 10 to 90® program to help reduce plastic waste. Also, GATX Corporation (GATX) announces BBB+ Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from Fitch Ratings, Inc. (Fitch).

UP-Served Savage Gulf Rail Facility Opens

A grand opening was held earlier this month for the Savage Gulf Rail Facility, which supports the plastics manufacturing joint venture of ExxonMobil and SABIC in San Patricio County, Tex.