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2014-05-08 08:23:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the difficult winter conditions of the first quarter, CSX (NYSE: CSX) is positioned to capitalize on underlying economic strength and market opportunities in the balance of 2014 to grow earnings, Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation executive vice president and chief financial officer, told investors and analysts at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in Boston. "With winter behind us, volume growth...

2014-05-07 08:21:23

CALGARY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced CP Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison has agreed to a contract extension with the railway for an additional year. "When Hunter was brought in to lead the transformational change of this iconic company, the agreement was for four years, plus an option for an additional year," said CP Board of Directors Chairman, Gary Colter. "In seeing CP's...

2014-05-06 16:21:19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (CSX) announced today that the company was ranked number one on DiversityInc's Top 10 Companies for Veterans list for the second year in a row. DiversityInc recognizes companies with demonstrated commitments to diverse hiring and business practices. DiversityInc's Veterans list showcases companies with strong diversity-management initiatives that are producing the best results in recruiting and promoting veterans. The...

2014-05-02 12:21:01

MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the successful candidates for its 2014 From the Ground Up program. Thirty communities were selected amongst 191 applications to receive grants of up to $25,000 each in the third edition of the program. The objective of the CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program is to promote the greening of municipal properties across Canada, especially areas in close proximity to rail lines. CN, and its partners...

2014-05-01 20:20:35

CALGARY, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - At its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders (AGM) held in Calgary earlier today, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announced that all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 3, 2014 were elected as directors of CP. The detailed results of the vote by ballot are as follows: _______________________________________________________________ |Nominee |Votes For |% votes For|Votes...

2014-05-01 16:21:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in Boston on Thursday, May 8, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern 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 this event. About CSX CSX,...

2014-05-01 12:23:08

CALGARY, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced Gary F. Colter was elected Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Colter replaces Paul G. Haggis, who concluded his term as Chairman but will continue to serve as a director and joins the Audit and Finance Committees. Both Colter and Haggis have served on the CP Board for two years. "It has been my pleasure to have served as Chairman of the new CP," said Haggis. "I'm...

2014-04-30 20:20:48

CALGARY, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on July 28, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on June 27, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation. About...

2014-04-30 20:20:39

LYNCHBURG, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation has opened a Community Outreach Center at the Wingate Hotel, 3777 Candlers Mountain Road to handle any community needs arising from this afternoon's derailment in Lynchburg, VA. CSX personnel are in the hotel's Grant Room and can help those affected with any concerns. The community outreach center will be open until 10 p.m. tonight and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 1. For additional information, please call...

2014-04-29 12:21:41

MONTREAL, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Transportation Conference on May 7, 2014, starting at 1.05 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Vena will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Vena's remarks and post his presentation on the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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