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2014-05-01 08:22:47

Cartasite Patent Could Help Prevent the Next One DENVER, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Wednesday afternoon another train carrying tank cars full of crude derailed in Virginia. It is too early to assess the cause of this latest derailment, but a patent recently awarded to Cartasite could help prevent the next one. There are two primary causes of train derailments: failure of the track or failure of the railcar wheel bearings. While the rail industry has invested millions of...

2014-04-29 23:21:47

Integrated Reporting is Simple (IRIS) today announced that they have implemented a la carte pricing to suit clients of any size. IRIS is a company specializing in creating an ecosystem of reporting, transaction tracking and CRM tools for the payment processing industry. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Integrated Reporting is Simple (IRIS) today announced the debut of their new a la carte pricing model designed to suit clients of any size. The new Build Your Own CRM Tool from...

2014-04-27 12:20:12

MILTON, ON, April 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today launched Rail Safety Week with new funding to improve railway crossings. This year, Transport Canada will provide more than $9.2 million for improvements at over 600 railway crossings across the country through its Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP). Under the GCIP, eligible railway crossings are upgraded based on factors such as traffic volume and accident history. Improvements may include installing...

2014-04-24 08:20:37

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced its support of the Government of Canada's measures introduced yesterday directed toward improving rail safety, specifically the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail. "We are encouraged that Transport Canada has taken critical next steps to support the safe passage of dangerous goods," said William A. Furman, Chairman and CEO of Greenbrier. "These are important standards for...

2014-04-22 08:20:44

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today that Jim Cowan has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Operations. He will report to William A. Furman, Chairman and CEO of Greenbrier. In this newly created role, Cowan will utilize his broad experience in manufacturing and the rail industry to support Greenbrier's operations across its integrated business model. Cowan will drive execution of the Company's...

2014-04-15 16:26:39

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global market review of diesel technologies - forecasts to 2028This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE diesel technologies sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers:Automotive OE diesel technologies market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-04-15 08:21:12

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If it weren't for the Sun Trolley, I'd still be able to get around on the county bus, but my trips would be less convenient and less safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73115 Unlike the county bus, which basically drops you off on the side of the road and leaves you to cross many busy lanes of traffic where cars just zoom right by, the Sun Trolley is much more safe and convenient. It's almost like having your own...

2014-04-11 16:20:04

Statement by National President Dennis R. Pierce CLEVELAND, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, issued the following statement concerning the April 9 announcement by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the agency planned to issue a proposed rule regarding railroad industry crew size: "Since the FRA's announcement on Wednesday of...

2014-04-11 00:20:06

Protecting the safety of pedestrians and motorists at railway crossings OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued a Section 31 Notice and Order to VIA Rail to immediately address safety issues at six railway crossings in the Barrhaven community of Ottawa. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act, the Minister is taking key measures to protect the safety of pedestrians and motorists that use these railway grade crossings. As a result...

2014-04-10 12:20:52

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ggfd6c/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global rail vehicle industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...


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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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