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2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...

2014-05-15 16:21:09

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, commended the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for putting forth a pragmatic, long-term plan for funding highway infrastructure. "We applaud Senator Barbara Boxer and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for working to keep critical funds flowing to the highway transportation system," said NATSO President and CEO Lisa...

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...

2014-03-19 23:32:16

Model Trains For Beginners developed by Dan Morgan is a newly updated program that teaches users how to build their dream model railroad easily. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates whether or not this program is worth purchasing. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Model Trains For Beginners is created by Dan Morgan, who promises to help users build a detailed and intricate model train layout quickly. This program is specifically designed for those train enthusiasts who want to...

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...

2014-01-31 23:32:25

Load postings, mobile downloads, and dispatching software continues to increase activity on bulk load board. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 BulkLoadsNow.com, a fast-growing bulk truck freight matching site, reached over 29,000 load postings this past week. Its freight matching site or “

2014-01-07 23:22:04

Insightful research report “Smart Railways Market [Passenger Information Systems, Freight Information Systems, Rail Traffic Management, Operations Management, Security Monitoring, Communications, Ticketing, Rail Analytics]: Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)” worked out by MarketsandMarkets has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the global smart railways market is poised to surpass the USD 39.2 billion mark by 2018. London, UK...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'