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2014-07-22 16:22:44

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FGE Power, LLC a Houston-based energy and infrastructure development firm and its wholly owned subsidiary FGE Texas, LLC, today announced that they have agreed to strategically partner with an affiliate of Starwood Energy Group Global LLC to finance and build two identical 747MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities near the communities of Westbrook and Colorado City, in Mitchell County, Texas. "We are excited and honored to announce our...

2014-07-15 16:21:49

Leveraged strong growth environment to produce all-time quarterly records for revenue, operating income, and earnings per share JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced second-quarter net earnings of $529 million, or $0.53 per share, up from $521 million, or $0.51 per share in the same quarter of 2013. For the quarter, revenue increased 7 percent to an all-time record $3.2 billion on volume growth of 8 percent, with strength...

2014-07-09 16:20:36

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the board of directors of CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) approved a $0.16 per share quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across...

2014-07-09 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the Fourth of July holiday, more than 525 CSX employees were hard at work on the railroad, safely replacing about 68,000 railroad ties and 200,000 feet of rail, and completing nearly 120 miles of surfacing work. These accomplishments were part of the 2014 CSX "Maintenance Jamboree," an annual blitz that accomplishes about a year's worth of rail, crosstie, signal and bridge work during one week to reduce impact on customers and...

2014-06-23 16:21:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, showing continued progress in 2013 on the company's safety, environmental and community engagement initiatives. The full report - accessible on www.CSXCSR.com - details the company's financial performance and offers a comprehensive look at the markets CSX serves as well as progress related to sustainability, governance, corporate citizenship, and...

2014-06-23 12:34:31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, CSX has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in IT" by IDG's Computerworld. Ranked fifteenth among large companies, CSX improved its ranking from 2013 by four places, earning specific recognition for its commitment to excellence and quality in the IT workplace. "At CSX, we believe that people make the difference," said Kathleen Brandt, president of CSX Technology. "The CSX Technology team supports...

2014-06-19 12:21:12

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Also Recognized for Long Record of Environmental Stewardship JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) bestowed its highest environmental honor, the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, on CSX's Chris Durden last night at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes railroad employees for outstanding environmental awareness and responsibility. Durden is the eighth CSX employee...

2014-06-18 12:22:44

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Brian W. Hammock as resident vice president of state government affairs, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Reporting to Bryan M. Rhode, regional vice president, state government and community affairs, Hammock will oversee the company's interactions with executive and legislative branches as well as community officials in Maryland and Delaware. "Brian is an exceptional...

2014-06-18 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release second-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside the...

2014-06-13 12:20:26

Path Forward Incorporates Community Feedback and Addresses Concerns JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX applauds the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for advancing the reconstruction of CSX's Virginia Avenue Tunnel in a way that responds to community concerns in the project's design and construction plan. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued today by FHWA and DDOT identifies the preferred alternative...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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