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2013-10-08 12:21:12

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Cities and Western Railroad (TC&W), the freight rail carrier at the heart of the Southwest Light Rail Transitway (SLRT) planning process, is a key player in the economic health of rural Minnesota, according to a study conducted by KlasRobinson Q.E.D., a Twin Cities market research firm that based its findings on a confidential survey of the railroad's largest customers. The study, released today, shows that TC&W's largest 20...

2013-10-07 12:20:37

Mongeau says solid supply chain collaboration and information sharing will be key to reaching world markets efficiently EDMONTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today current forecasts call for Western Canada crop production of more than 60 million tonnes - one of the largest harvests in history - and stressed that supply chain collaboration and information sharing will be essential to moving...

2013-10-01 08:21:40

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the commuter rail infrastructure projects it undertook for GO Transit in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were rigorously reviewed and that it rejects unfounded allegations that it defrauded the agency. Sean Finn, CN executive vice-president, corporate services, and chief legal officer, said: "CN is deeply concerned with allegations of financial improprieties in connection with its work on behalf of GO...

2013-09-26 12:20:45

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Veterans Magazine named Union Pacific Railroad among the nation's top veteran-friendly companies. The results were announced in the publication's 2013 "Best of the Best" list, created to encourage diversity-inclusion practices among industry leaders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "Being named a top veteran-friendly company is an honor that highlights our commitment to hiring and supporting veterans,"...

2013-09-26 12:20:29

MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its third-quarter 2013 financial and operating results on Oct. 22, 2013, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22. Parties interested in participating in, or listening to, the third-quarter 2013 presentation and question-and-answer period by telephone should dial...

2013-09-19 16:20:16

In c8695 transmitted at 13:10e today, an error occurred in the first sentence of the second paragraph. The date should have read: "September 13, 2013" and not "September 13, 2014". Corrected copy follows: Canadian Pacific gives notice of closure of Calgary Locomotive Reliability Centre after order by Canadian Transportation Agency impacts 24-7 operations Closure will eliminate 130 Calgary positions CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP)...

2013-09-19 12:21:29

HALIFAX, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today CN's supply chain collaboration agenda and commitment to Operational and Service Excellence can support growth at the Port of Halifax and make the railway's and port's common customers more competitive in their end markets. Mongeau, speaking to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce/Port Days 2013, said CN's collaboration agreements with the Halifax Port...

2013-09-16 16:20:24

HALIFAX, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Halifax Chamber of Commerce/Port Days 2013 on Sept. 19, 2013. Mongeau will discuss how CN's agenda of innovation, supply chain collaboration, and partnership with Port of Halifax stakeholders can help the company's customers compete more effectively in their markets. He will also talk about challenges and opportunities facing the Halifax...

2013-09-09 08:20:40

QUINCY, Wash., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of continued growth, Cold Train has recently expanded its Washington State based refrigerated container fleet to over 400 state-of-the-art Hyundai 53' containers while adding new destinations on the East Coast. In fact, Cold Train is now delivering refrigerated cargo from Washington and Oregon to the following nineteen states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts,...

2013-09-06 12:20:46

MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address CIBC's 12(th) Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal on Sept. 18, 2013, starting at 8.35 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Mongeau will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence is helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets while delivering solid CN operating...