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2014-03-03 08:20:12

~ Orders diversified across a broad range of railcar types LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today that it received new orders in the second fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2014 for 5,600 railcar units valued at approximately $460 million. These orders include a recent award for 1,200 intermodal platforms. Other orders include small cube covered hoppers and tank cars used in the energy sector,...

2014-02-20 12:20:32

Engineering analysis reveals design flaws; plan fails safety and efficiency standards GLENCOE, Minn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After reviewing a technical analysis prepared by a South Dakota engineering firm, Twin Cities & Western Railroad (TC&W) today announced that it has rejected a proposal by Transystems, an independent consultant, to relocate freight rail service from the Kenilworth Corridor to a St. Louis Park route. The engineering analysis described the Transystems...

2014-02-17 20:22:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, expects to release its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results before market open on Thursday March 13, 2014 and to hold its conference call the same day at 10:00am, ET. Dial-in number: 1-866-229-4144; access code 9501952# Replay: 1-888-843-7419 access code: 9501952#...

2014-02-12 12:21:44

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America Increased Passenger Ridership Drives Demand The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for light rail transit rolling stock manufacturers in North America. The research offers analysis of key trends and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) preferences as well as strategic market...

2014-02-12 08:21:46

WILMERDING, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fandstan Electric Group Ltd., a leading rail and industrial equipment manufacturer, for cash of about $215 million. Based in London, England, Fandstan Electric has annual sales of about $235 million. Wabtec expects the transaction to be completed in the first quarter of 2014, subject to customary closing conditions and competition authority clearance. As...

2014-02-11 08:22:34

MONTREAL, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Explore Spain with 4 to 12 train journeys of your choice ACP Rail International is pleased to introduce the Renfe Spain Pass [http://www.acprail.com/rail-passes/europe/renfe-spain-pass ]: the perfect rail pass for travel throughout this vibrant country. Renfe Spain Passes are available for 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 train journeys to be used within 1 month, making this a flexible option for any trip duration. And the options don't...

2014-02-10 08:32:40

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation's (NYSE: EMC) board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 23, 2014 to stockholders of record on April 1, 2014. About EMC EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products...

2014-02-10 08:20:50

DUBLIN, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ljrz5l/smart_railways) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Smart Railways Market - Passenger Information Systems, Freight Information Systems, Rail Traffic Management, Operations Management, Security Monitoring, Communications" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The demand for safe, fast, and reliable rail...

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,...


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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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