Koppers Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs Leigh Ann Richardson (left) and Transdev Deputy General Counsel for Litigation Neal Krokosky (right).
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People News: Koppers, Transdev

Koppers Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs Leigh Ann Richardson earns 2023 Women MAKE Award from The Manufacturing Institute. Also, Neal Krokosky joins Transdev as new Deputy General Counsel for Litigation.

David McKee, Duos Technologies (left), and Ben Frimpong, Transdev.
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People News: Duos, Transdev

Duos Technologies appoints rail veteran David McKee to its newly formed Industry Advisory Group. Also, Transdev names Ben Frimpong Deputy General Counsel, Labor and Employment.

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.

Sheena Prevette is Director of Regulatory and Industry Affairs for the Railway Supply Institute. She continues to serve as Union Tank Car Company’s Director of Scheduling Optimization. (Photograph Courtesy of Union Tank Car Company)
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People News: RSI, Transdev

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has appointed Sheena Prevette Director of Regulatory and Industry Affairs. Also, Tim Hort is the new Director of Labor Relations for Transdev, a rail and streetcar, bus, paratransit, and microtransit operator.

Transit Operators Team to Form North American Transit Alliance

Six of the largest private transit operating firms—First Transit, Keolis, MV Transportation, National Express, RATP Dev USA and Transdev—have come together to form the North American Transit Alliance (NATA). The group aims to help cities in North America flourish “by promoting innovative transportation solutions that ensure transit is safe, clean and prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.”

Transdev wins Detroit tram contract

Transdev North America announced on June 30 that it has been awarded a $15.5 million contract by M1-Rail to operate and maintain Detroit’s first modern tram line.