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2014-03-14 16:20:44

Holding companies accountable for the safety of their railways OTTAWA, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, is proposing new regulations to enhance railway safety oversight in Canada. Under the proposed regulations, companies will be required to hold a valid Railway Operating Certificate in order to operate on federally regulated railways in Canada. Railways are required to meet essential safety standards, and Railway Operating Certificates will serve as...

2014-03-13 12:31:25

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange accepted its notice of intention to begin a normal course issuer bid in respect of its Common Shares. Purchases pursuant to the normal course issuer bid will commence on March 17, 2014 and will not continue beyond March 16, 2015. The Common Shares purchased shall be cancelled. The notice will enable Cascades to acquire up to 1,502,206 Common Shares which...

2014-03-11 08:20:17

Installation with Second Metro Transit System in Russia NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., March 11, 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 for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Russia and installed in track with a major transit line....

2014-03-05 08:21:18

Modern streetcars to lead way and offer maximum opportunities for market participants MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light rail transit is gaining popularity across North America as it is an effective, sustainable urban mode of transport that has a long product life cycle, reduces congestion in cities, especially during peak hours, lowers carbon dioxide emissions, and increases development along transit lines. The ease with which light rail transit systems can be...

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...

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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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