PTSI Transportation, a transportation management consultancy based in Rutherford NJ, announced that effective immediately, Ms. Em Hall has been appointed Product Manager of its Route Learning System™, and will also serve as Midwest Region Director for the company.
Mt. Pleasant, Wis.–Racine Railroad Products President Steve Birkholz retired March 7, 2023 following more than 29 years of service to the company, serving as the President for more than 28 years. Dominic DaPra, previously Vice President at Generac Power Systems, succeed Birkholz as President. DaPra started with Racine Railroad on Dec. 5, 2022, to allow for an extended transition period.
MxV Rail announced March 20 that registration is now open for the 28th Annual Association of American Railroads (AAR) Research Review, which will take place in Pueblo, Colo., June 26-28, 2023, bringing together MxV Rail experts, leaders from Class I and short line railroads, university students, and suppliers from around the world.
Metrolinx has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract for track, signal and right-of-way maintenance services for the agency’s GO Transit regional/commutert rail infrastructure system in Toronto’s West Region. Currently, Siemens Mobility provides various
SARASOTA–After almost 20 years in Railroad Construction, Maggie Vuono has launched TraConcepts, LLC, a Business Development & Marketing Firm to serve the needs of our ever-changing industry.
Railway inspection technology supplier ENSCO, Inc. announced Feb. 14 that it has created a new subsidiary, ENSCO Tecnologias do Brasil LTDA, that will serve Brazilian and South American railway customers.
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has rolled out the Speed Swing 445F2, an updated version of what it calls “the industry’s original do-it-all rail crane,” which was “developed with customer feedback in mind” and
HAMEL,Minn.–Loram announced the appointment of Luke Olson to the position of Senior Vice President of Contract Services, Americas, and Global OEM.
BOCA RATON–As we reported last week, the 44th annual National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association show was held in Boca Raton, Fla. from Jan. 4 – 7.
Railway Equipment Leasing And Maintenance (RELAM) Inc. on Jan. 5 reported its acquisition of Wiskerchen Truck & Equipment, LLC and Wiskerchen Rental & Leasing, LLC, (Wiskerchen), which specialize in the sale, service, rental and leasing of hi-rail trucks and truck equipment.
L&T Technology Services has established a new facility in Toronto.
Koppers announced that it is acquiring Gross & Janes Co., and the transaction is scheduled to close within the next 30 days.
This year at Innotrans, the annual railroad trade fair held in Berlin each year, U.S., Canadian, and European rail supply groups pledged to collaborate more effectively from this point forward.
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) has just announced the availability of two undergraduate scholarships for tuition assistance for the 2023 academic year.
Koppers announced John McDonald has joined the company as the new Director of Class 1 Sales for Koppers Railroad Products and Services (RPS) segment.
The September issue of RT&S features our 2022 Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF.
RailWorks announced it has acquired H&H Engineering Construction to expand its rail infrastructure services.
NRC and REMSA member company Holland, L.P., hosted Peter Danos, Suburban Outreach and Grants Coordinator for U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), on Aug. 18, for a tour of its University Park facility, which manufactures a variety of railroad track components for the railway industry.
L.B. Foster is expanding its precast concrete business.
Koppers recently presented the annual Zero Harm President’s Award to its Muncy facility in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in recognition of its best-in-company performance as measured in safety, environmental responsibility, and innovation.