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Emhofer new NY planner for WSP Oliver Ernhofer has been named New York Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Supervising Planner for WSP USA.

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Hanson Professional Services Inc. has acquired Engineered Rail Solutions (ERS) LLC. ERS provides logistical and market analysis, engineering design services and operational optimization, especially in the rail and material handling industries nationwide. "With ERS joining Hanson, we...
Watermill Group has acquired track fastener manufacturer and distributor Cooper & Turner. The company says that Cooper & Turner senior management, including Watermill CEO Tony Brown and Head of Watermill Production David Brown, will remain in...
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Oliver Ernhofer has been named New York Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Supervising Planner for WSP USA. In his new position, Ernhofer will manage and lead transportation and transit planning projects in the New York metropolitan...
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Global design firm Stantec has added Ryan Raske to its team as senior railway engineer in St. Paul, Minn. Raske will bring more than 15 years of experience as a civil engineer and project manager. Throughout...
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Gannett Fleming, Inc., is expanding its Security and Safety Practice by four; joining the team is James "Jim" E. Smith, Gene Perry, Jacy C. Harper and Brandon S. Huckeba.   The firm says the expansion is "to...

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A newly signed presidential Executive Order aims to reduce the time it takes projects to move through the federal permitting and review processes. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) says the Executive Order (EO), "Establishing Discipline...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has named Luis Manuel Ramírez as its next General Manager/CEO, effective Sept. 12. Ramírez, who will succeed Interim GM Steve Poftak, is credited with successful division turnarounds at some of...
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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was honored Aug. 14 with the Railroad Achievement Award by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and GoRail. AAR says the award is given periodically to members of Congress who have...
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WSP USA has named Charlie Guess construction services manager for the West region of the firm, based in its Orange, Calif., office.   In his new position, Guess will oversee the delivery of construction management and engineering...
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Following what it called a "comprehensive search process," Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.   Earhart most recently served as executive vice president and chief information officer....

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