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2014-02-07 23:24:05

Industry leaders like Deloitte Identifying Rail-Veyor® as the Bulk Material Handling System of Choice over Conveyors. Sudbury, ON, Canada (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 When the needs of industry change, there are only two choices. Either adapt current methods or seek out new solutions. The mining, aggregate and energy sectors are facing increased demands for bulk material handling over longer distances and challenging terrain that conventional methods like conveyors can no longer keep up...

2014-02-07 16:21:11

Protecting the safety of Canadians travelling by rail and road at federally regulated grade crossings OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced proposed Grade Crossings Regulations that would establish new safety standards for federally regulated grade crossings. A grade crossing, also known as a road or level crossing, is where a railway line crosses a road at the same level. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act,...

2014-02-05 20:21:06

~ Will Engineer "Tank Car Of The Future" For Oil and Ethanol Service LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies ("Greenbrier"), (NYSE:GBX), announced today that it will design a new generation "Tank Car of the Future" for rail transport of hazardous freight, including flammable crude oil and ethanol, that can better withstand the additional demands associated with operating unit trains. The new "Tank Car of the Future" design will also respond to...

2014-02-05 08:20:31

$127,000 Purchase Order for Replacement of Poor Quality Wooden Ties; Second Order for Testing Specialty Application as Company Anticipates Additional Orders in Coming Months NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, today announced a second purchase order from an international freight...

2014-01-30 12:21:23

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: GE) - Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) announced today that it will acquire 24 new ES44C4 locomotives from GE Transportation. The new locomotives will be used in thru-freight, heavy haul service on the railway's 351 mile mainline route between Jacksonville, and Miami, FL. "These locomotives will provide the fuel efficient power we need to support the current operations and future growth of the railroad," said Fran...

2014-01-23 23:03:20

Oetiker, Inc., leading manufacturer and distributor of quality clamping and connection solutions, enlists Siemens Solution Partner, Patti Engineering, to complete a conversion project to enhance plant productivity and efficiency. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control system integration, today released details of a control system upgrade project in progress where its team of expert Siemens engineers is providing services to Oetiker’s U.S....

2014-01-21 16:25:05

20 year deal will create energy savings of $3.7 million per year once all phases completed. OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - A recently signed 20-year Energy Services Contract (ESCO) between Algonquin College and Siemens Canada means Algonquin College's Ottawa campus will use less energy and produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions, cut its non-critical maintenance debt (also known as 'deferred maintenance') by up to one-half, and provide new research opportunities for Algonquin...

2014-01-21 12:21:33

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zlbjx/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zlbjx/strategic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for...

2014-01-21 08:21:48

MONTREAL, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seamless Air-Rail Travel in Italy We are pleased to announce that AccesRail, the world leader in the distribution of seamless air-rail intermodal solutions, has signed an agreement with Trenitalia. This partnership utilizes AccesRail's innovative expertise to enable Trenitalia to make its train tickets available on the sales platforms of all major airlines of the world. To the travel agent, this means...

2014-01-16 08:20:07

~ Demand driven by domestic energy revolution LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] announced today that its Gunderson Marine division has received an order from Kirby Offshore Marine to build an articulated ocean-going oil & chemical tank barge, with an option for a second unit, to meet growing demand. The state-of-the-art 578' tank barge is one of the largest in Gunderson's marine history, and has a 185,000 barrel...


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2012-06-14 08:19:43

Symbol: TRIMM Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Trimmatothele Norman ex Zahlbr. – trimmatothele lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:18

Symbol: THELO2 Group: Lichen Family: Acarosporaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Acarosporaceae Genus   Thelocarpon Nyl. ex Hue – thelocarpon lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:52

Symbol: THMI11 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Thelidium A. Massal. – thelidium lichen Species   Thelidium minimum (A. Massal. ex Körb.) Arnold – thelidium lichen

2012-06-14 09:01:33

Symbol: TAXIT Group: Moss Family: Sematophyllaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Sematophyllaceae Genus   Taxithelium Spruce ex Mitt. – taxithelium moss

2012-06-14 12:04:55

Symbol: PSEUD39 Group: Moss Family: Leucodontaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Leucodontales Family   Leucodontaceae Genus   Pseudocryphaea E. Britton ex Broth. – pseudocryphaea moss

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