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2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-20 20:20:42

MONTREAL, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it has proposed binding arbitration to reach a contract settlement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) after the union advised that the tentative labour agreement negotiated with CN on Feb. 5, 2014, failed to ratify. This is the second tentative contract that the TCRC-CTY has not ratified this year. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000...

2014-03-19 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a "big year," CEO Wick Moorman tells stockholders in the 2013 Annual Report, posted online today, and, "I am confident in the future of Norfolk Southern and the rail industry and in our ability to help move the nation's economy forward." Describing 2013 as a breakthrough year, Moorman said, "We achieved record performance levels as our investments in network capacity, technology, and new talent delivered the safe, efficient, and...

2014-03-19 12:21:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release first-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside...

2014-03-12 16:21:41

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gary T. Sease as vice president, corporate communications, effective March 30. He succeeds Vance Meyer, who is leaving CSX after leading significant communications efforts, including successfully strengthening the company's brand and developing social media capabilities over the past nine years. Currently, Sease serves as director, corporate communications for CSX...

2014-03-12 16:21:39

REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities today on the Government of Canada's commitment to get grain moving quickly. Minister Raitt said the government is ensuring the efficient export of grain by specifying the minimum volumes to be carried by each railway and by planning additional legislation to ensure Canada maintains a world-class logistics system when Parliament returns...

2014-03-12 08:21:47

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson today discussed a variety of financial and market-specific topics at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City, including the first quarter weather impact on CSX, macroeconomic drivers of company growth, and long-term earnings guidance. "The severe weather has challenged CSX operations and volume, with the impact on...

2014-03-11 08:20:27

CALGARY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has accepted CP's notice to implement a normal course issuer bid (NCIB) to purchase, for cancellation, up to 5,270,374 common shares, being 3 percent of the common shares outstanding as at March 4th, 2014. The NCIB is scheduled to commence on March 17th, 2014 and is due to terminate no later than March 16th, 2015. CP believes that the...

2014-03-10 16:21:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) announced today that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CSX Transportation, a company that will allow PEMA to share operational information regarding the movement of hazardous materials in Pennsylvania. CSX Transportation, based in Jacksonville, Fla, is one of the nations' leading transportation suppliers. The company provides rail-based...

2014-03-07 16:20:39

MONTREAL, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) responded today to the Order in Council announced earlier by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz that sets out minimum volumes of grain the railways are each required to move. "CN will do its part to meet the challenge of moving this 100-year record grain crop," said Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer. "Our assessment shows that an upper limit of around 5,500...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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