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2013-09-05 12:20:46

MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Citi 2013 U.S. and European Industrials Conference in Boston, Mass., on Sept. 18, 2013, starting at 10.15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Vena will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence are helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets while delivering solid CN...

2013-07-19 12:21:24

CALGARY, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on October 28, 2013 to holders of record at the close of business on September 27, 2013, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation. About...

2013-07-16 12:20:50

CALGARY, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) today announced veteran railroader Tony Marquis has joined the railroad as its new Vice-President Operations Eastern Region with accountability for its Eastern Canada and the Northeast U.S. operations. "Tony is a leading railroader and will add to our considerable operations bench strength. He is passionate about our business and brings a strong service focus backed by years of Class 1 experience," said...

2013-07-15 08:21:19

Pact covers approximately 120 operating, maintenance of way employees LOS ANGELES and CLEVELAND, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) have signed a new four-year labor agreement covering PHL's operating and maintenance of way employees. The pact was overwhelmingly ratified by PHL employees and signed July 4 at the railroad's Family Day celebration. It included significant wage increases,...

2013-07-03 12:21:04

New Di-Corp terminal will accommodate rapid growth in frac sand demand from oil and gas industry EDMONTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., starting in November 2013. The new 20-acre facility being built by Di-Corp of Edmonton will have an annual throughput capacity of 550,000 tons of frac sand and have three tracks capable of holding 44 rail...

2013-06-26 16:20:28

OMAHA, Neb., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year. The magazine honors companies, government agencies and other organizations for their support of minorities and women, attention to work/life balance and supplier diversity commitment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "We are honored to...

2013-06-26 12:21:30

MONTREAL, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its second-quarter 2013 financial and operating results on July 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 July 22. Parties interested in participating in, or listening to, the second-quarter 2013 presentation and question-and-answer period by telephone should dial...

2013-06-25 16:21:26

CALGARY, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific will donate $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help victims of the devastating June 2013 floods in southern Alberta. Additionally, the Calgary based railroad will match all employee donations to this cause dollar-for-dollar. "CP is proud to support the Red Cross in its efforts to bring relief to all who have been upended by this natural disaster," noted E. Hunter Harrison, CP's chief executive officer. "The impacts will...

2013-06-24 16:20:14

CALGARY, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) announced today its main line west of Calgary through the Banff-Canmore region of Alberta is now open after railway operations crews successfully restored segments impacted by the extreme weather last week.  A portion of its track in Calgary is expected to re-open this evening, fully restoring the railway's main line. A segment of CP's south line to Lethbridge, Alberta will be fully restored by Thursday....

2013-06-21 12:21:06

MONTREAL, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), reiterated his disappointment with Canadian government rail service legislation that completed passage through Parliament following Senate approval today. "It is unfortunate that the government has passed this legislation because it is not consistent with a sound public policy agenda that encourages increased productivity and innovation in Canada," Mongeau...