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2014-06-19 12:21:12

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Also Recognized for Long Record of Environmental Stewardship JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) bestowed its highest environmental honor, the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, on CSX's Chris Durden last night at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes railroad employees for outstanding environmental awareness and responsibility. Durden is the eighth CSX employee...

2014-06-18 16:21:04

Mandates for Mr. William G. McMurray, Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald and Mr. Stephen Campbell OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced appointments to the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) of Mr. William G. McMurray and Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald of Ottawa and Mr. Stephen Campbell of Saint. John, New Brunswick. Mr. McMurray, appointed for a four-year term, was vice-chairperson of the Canada Industrial Relations Board in Ottawa. For...

2014-06-18 12:22:44

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Brian W. Hammock as resident vice president of state government affairs, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Reporting to Bryan M. Rhode, regional vice president, state government and community affairs, Hammock will oversee the company's interactions with executive and legislative branches as well as community officials in Maryland and Delaware. "Brian is an exceptional...

2014-06-18 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release second-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 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 the...

2014-06-13 12:20:26

Path Forward Incorporates Community Feedback and Addresses Concerns JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX applauds the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for advancing the reconstruction of CSX's Virginia Avenue Tunnel in a way that responds to community concerns in the project's design and construction plan. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued today by FHWA and DDOT identifies the preferred alternative...

2014-06-12 00:20:24

EDMONTON, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Faust, Alberta, where a freight train operated by Canadian National derailed. There were no injuries or dangerous goods release reported. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of...

2014-05-29 16:21:02

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has named the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad and APAC Central, a division of Oldcastle Materials, as the 2014 recipients of its prestigious Win-Win Award. The Win-Win was awarded today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in San Francisco in front of almost 300 representatives of railroads and their customers. The Argus Win-Win award recognizes innovation and...

2014-05-29 12:20:55

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Thursday, June 5, at 11:40 a.m. Eastern time / 10:40 a.m. Central time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of...

2014-05-28 12:22:13

Grain shipments exceed those CN promised Ottawa prior to federal government's order-in-council stipulating minimum volumes MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its transportation of Western Canadian grain in the 2013-2014 crop year has now surpassed its prior historical record and exceeds what it promised the Canadian government in mid-February, a full month before the government's order-in-council took effect requiring railways to move...

2014-05-28 08:21:46

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process. Effective June 1, 2014, NS' marketing and operations divisions will report to Squires. Continuing as well to report to him are the corporation's administration, finance, law and corporate relations, and planning and information...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.