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CSX/TDSI honors Road & Rail Services CSX subsidiary TDSI (Total Distribution Services Inc.) has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., a Louisville, Ky.-based provider of rail and automotive services in North America, the Terminal Excellence Award and named it Terminal of the Month of April for its Walbridge, Ohio location.

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Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August. Since 2011 Hoye had served as superintendent of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago and, since 2014, as director of the...
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Port of New Orleans President and Chief Executive Brandy Christian has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC). The 15-member Council was created by statute under the Surface Transportation Board and provides advice on regulatory, policy and legislative matters...
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BNSF has named the transload facility operated by the OmniTRAX, Inc.-managed Sand Springs Railway Co. in Tulsa, Okla., as a Premier Status location, “signifying superior performance, a comprehensive service offering and a minimum capacity level.” 
 As part of the nomination...
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It was an accessory to the jailing of three labor union presidents. It may encourage bad decision-making by rail managers. Its lottery-like jury awards seduce plaintiff attorneys. It can send an injured rail worker to the poor house. And it...
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Aldon Co. has promoted Deborah M. Hall to the position of Vice President-Customer Service & Administration. Hall reports to Joseph R. Ornig, president of Aldon. Aldon is a manufacturer of railway safety and track repair products based in Waukegan, Ill. It markets...

fela-durable-and-still-going
It was an accessory to the jailing of three labor union presidents. It may encourage bad decision-making by rail managers. Its lottery-like jury awards seduce plaintiff attorneys. It can send an injured rail worker to the poor house. And it...
hall-promoted-to-vp-at-aldon-co
Aldon Co. has promoted Deborah M. Hall to the position of Vice President-Customer Service & Administration. Hall reports to Joseph R. Ornig, president of Aldon. Aldon is a manufacturer of railway safety and track repair products based in Waukegan, Ill. It markets...
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Primoris Services Corp. announced a new Texas port project valued at over $21 million. The contract was secured by Primoris Heavy Civil, part of the Civil segment. The project was awarded by Port Freeport in Freeport, Texas. The project is for the...
Nineteenth century economist Thomas Malthus is associated with a failure to recognize improved productivity as a tide lifting humankind’s standard of living. Augmented by technological advancement, productivity converts inputs into useful outputs to increase dramatically the quantity, quality, variety and affordability...
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Legislation to improve rail safety through amplified use of the free-market forces of competition and innovation has been introduced in the Senate by Surface Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Deb Fischer (R-Neb.). The Railroad Advancement of Innovation and Leadership with Safety (RAILS) Act,...

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