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2014-06-30 12:22:05

OMAHA, Neb., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad reminds drivers to use caution at railroad crossings while traveling during the Independence Day holiday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO "Independence Day is a special time for gathering with family and friends, and we urge drivers to use caution as they approach and cross railroad tracks," said Robert Morrison, Union Pacific Chief of Police. "Drivers should always expect a train and obey all railroad...

2014-06-20 16:20:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern and Operation Lifesaver are bringing their Whistle-Stop safety train tour to Delaware and eastern and central Pennsylvania to stress the importance of public safety around railroad tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119750 The Keystone Whistle-Stop Safety Train starts in Delaware on Monday, June 23, and by Thursday, June 26, the train will have transited through communities such as Harrington, Dover,...

2014-05-22 08:27:17

Brogan Accepted Honor for Building a Long-Lasting Practice in Service to the Greater Good, at the Third Annual MARKETING Awards SEATTLE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita Brogan, founder and chief executive officer of full-service communications agency PRR, was inducted into the "Marketing Immortals" pantheon at the MARKETING Awards on May 21 in Seattle. The designation as a "Marketing Immortal" stems from Brogan's iconic leadership since taking over the reins at PRR in 1989,...

2014-04-24 12:22:29

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, will soon take to the rails on an expanded first responder training initiative. The train will travel over much of the company's crude oil service territory over the next several months. This CSX Safety Train will begin in mid-May, visiting numerous communities in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois....

2014-02-25 16:20:15

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced that its J&L Tunnel Modification Project in Pittsburgh has won the Project of the Year Award from the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) and the Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA). These awards recognize the J&L Tunnel Project's safe completion, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and...

2014-02-25 12:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that 33 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain more than 43,000 jobs across Pennsylvania were approved today for funding from three PennDOT-managed programs. "Pennsylvania has more operating railroads than any other state, and investing in our rail freight network keeps these invaluable assets in prime position to generate economic growth and jobs,'' Corbett said. "Improving rail...

2014-01-15 23:23:58

National Railway Historical Society teams with rail industry partners to give high school students hands-on railroading and preservation experience. Scholarships are available. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Where else but at RailCamp can high school students learn how to inspect a working steam locomotive in a real roundhouse, visit Amtrak’s national operations center and take a course in railroad operations and dispatching? Limited space remains for this year’s RailCamp...

2013-11-13 23:24:48

Bencardino partners with Gordon Group Electric Co. and Tracey Mechanical Inc. to assist with Penn Medicine’s Specialty Care and Advanced Care Pavilion. Bensalem, Pa. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Louis A. Bencardino is happy to announce that Bencardino Excavating will be working with Gordon Group Electric Co. of Feasterville in Bucks County and Tracey Mechanical, Inc., located in Newtown Square, on a project at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Located at 38th and Powelton Streets in the...

2013-10-16 23:00:49

PA Governor’s Cup and Founder’s Cup Award Winners Also Recognized Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 This evening, the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia (EFGP), and the Philadelphia Business Journal announced the winners of the 2013 Philadelphia 100, those privately-held companies within the 10-county Philadelphia region with the highest percentage revenue growth over the past three consecutive years. Winning CEOs,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.