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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,...

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....


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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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