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2014-05-13 16:20:44

DAVIS, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than five years of litigation, a California federal jury has awarded Sierra Railroad Company ("Sierra") $39.6 million in compensatory and punitive damages in a service contract dispute with Patriot Rail Corporation ("Patriot"). A California jury found that Patriot breached its non-disclosure agreement with Sierra, committed fraud, willfully and maliciously engaged in the theft of Sierra's trade secrets, and interfered with...

2014-05-13 12:21:35

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the winners of its Safe Handling Award for 2013. In all, 143 companies were presented with the Safe Handling Award at a special ceremony. JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: "On behalf of CN, I am pleased to congratulate each of the Safe Handling Award recipients for 2013. "This award recognizes customers who, like CN, make the safe handling of dangerous goods...

2014-05-12 12:21:16

Additional Food Industry Development Expected at RidgePort Logistics Center WILMINGTON, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Development today announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois, and Selma, California. As the first refrigerated boxcar unit train connecting the Midwest and West Coast in over half a century, TransCold Express presents produce...

2014-05-12 08:21:44

Minister Raitt and Premier Alward applaud tentative agreement between VIA Rail and Canadian National FREDERICTON, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and New Brunswick Premier, the Honourable David Alward, were pleased to announce today that a tentative agreement has been reached between VIA Rail and the Canadian National Railway (CN), which will allow VIA's passenger rail service to continue on the Newcastle subdivision. Under the tentative agreement,...

2014-05-10 12:20:21

Top North Dakota Leaders Join Amtrak President & CEO in Minot MINOT, N.D., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every state in America and tens of thousands of people today celebrated how trains matter to the nation during more than 300 events for the seventh annual National Train Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140510/86354 In Minot, N.D., this morning, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman and the state's Congressional delegation met at the city's historic Amtrak station to meet the...

2014-05-09 20:20:30

RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX today released the following statement. "CSX appreciates Governor McAuliffe's leadership in this area and his focus on shared dialogue with respect to the safety and security of rail shipments, which is our priority." said Bryan Rhode, regional vice president - state government affairs. "We look forward to participating in the task force as part of our ongoing collaboration with federal, state and local agencies. Through that...

2014-05-09 16:20:32

NORFOLK, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern will join more than 200 communities across the country during Amtrak's seventh annual National Train Day to celebrate why "trains matter" to our economy. On May 10, a variety of local train stations, railroad museums, and other venues will host activities and exhibits that highlight the past, present, and future of trains and travel. Norfolk Southern's newly renovated Exhibit Car and an Operation Lifesaver engine will be on...

2014-05-09 08:27:58

TSX Symbol: WJX TORONTO, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Wajax Corporation ("Wajax" or the "Corporation") announced that the nominees listed in the Corporation's management proxy circular dated March 4, 2014 were elected as directors of Wajax. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders of the Corporation held on May 6, 2014 in Toronto are set out below. On a vote conducted by ballot, each of the following nine...

2014-05-08 16:21:32

CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison said today direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and transportation system. "We need constructive dialogue instead of the ongoing back and forth that is happening in the media among various parties," said Harrison. "CP has reached out to customers and other stakeholders, including...

2014-05-08 12:21:34

NORFOLK, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting today in Williamsburg, Va., gave stockholders plenty of reasons for continued optimism following a year of record-breaking performance. "Clearly, 2013 was a big year for us," Moorman said in ticking off records in railway operating revenue, operating income, earnings per share, and operating ratio, the latter a key measure of performance efficiency. As...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.