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2014-04-02 16:20:49

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX today announced the winners of its 20th annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, representing dozens of customers recognized by CSX for their commitment to safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail. More than half of the 2013 recipients are repeat winners, demonstrating their lasting partnerships with CSX and continued dedication to safety by shipping via rail. "This year's award winners share in CSX's dedication to the...

2014-04-02 12:21:17

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evansville Western Railway, an affiliate of CSX, today announced the start of operations at the state-of-the-art intermodal terminal located just off State Road 60. Known as the Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC), this facility serves as a centralized hub for transportation, logistics and distribution serving Orlando, Tampa and South Florida. The 318-acre intermodal terminal is surrounded by 930 acres that is planned for...

2014-04-01 20:20:29

OTTAWA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This evening Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel provided his comments on Bill C-30 to the Standing Committee on Agriculture. Mr. Creel encouraged the Committee to consider the serious capacity constraints within the current grain supply chain and highlighted that interswitching would worsen the situation for the movement of Canadian grain to markets. "The reality is the current grain...

2014-04-01 16:21:10

NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will present its first-quarter 2014 earnings at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, via teleconference and live Internet webcast. The company will issue its earnings results at 8 a.m. EDT on April 23. Those interested in participating via teleconference can dial 877-869-3847 several minutes prior to the call. An audio replay will be available until April 30, 2014, following the live...

2014-03-31 12:20:39

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial and operating results on April 22, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. EDT April 22. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who are interested in participating in, or listening to,...

2014-03-31 12:20:37

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) is in the midst of an "exciting and transformative time," leveraging the most diverse portfolio in company history, wrote Michael Ward, CSX chairman, president and chief executive officer, in the company's 2013 Annual Report delivered this past week. "The CSX you see today has overcome a challenging macroeconomic environment while transforming itself to leverage the growth opportunities that exist in nearly all of its...

2014-03-28 16:20:46

CALGARY, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announces today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1,300,000 of its common shares pursuant to private agreements to be entered into between CP and an arm's length third party seller. Purchases will be made in accordance with an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities Commission on March 28, 2014 ("Order"), and pursuant to the Order, may be made in...

2014-03-28 08:20:55

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-03-27 20:20:18

Proposed interswitching rules could have serious damaging consequences to Canada's competitiveness and the Canadian economy CALGARY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today expressed its extreme disappointment with the legislation tabled yesterday afternoon in Ottawa by the Government of Canada. "CP believes that the government has unfortunately chosen to introduce legislation which will do nothing to increase supply chain capacity in the...

2014-03-26 20:20:21

Company particularly disturbed by proposed interswitching changes that could undermine rail viability, investment and harm Canadian economy MONTREAL, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) expressed disappointment with Canadian government legislation tabled today by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt to increase regulatory intrusion and oversight for rail grain transportation, and to introduce new rules for the extension of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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