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2014-07-25 16:20:35

DENVER, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Ironworkers International Union: While the city of Denver and the Regional Transportation District celebrate the long-awaited and delayed grand opening of the Denver Union Station, for many workers who helped build the DUS, the experience is bittersweet. According to Ricky Martinez, "I'm glad the Denver Union Station project is finally finished but we shouldn't forget about the workers who...

2014-07-24 16:21:34

CALGARY, July 24, 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 October 27, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on September 26, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation....

2014-07-23 23:08:49

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This new connection to Washington, DC will help local area growth and expand the hotel options to those traveling to the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas, including to Crescent Hotels & Resorts’ locations. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to...

2014-07-23 16:21:06

Lower Mainland improvements pave way for expanded global trade VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and its partners today celebrated two significant road projects in the South Shore Trade Area (SSTA) of Burrard Inlet, which are in their final stages and will enhance truck, rail, and port operations while reducing impacts to local communities. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined by Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver; Robin Silvester, President...

2014-07-23 12:22:07

Preselected by the Valley Transportation Authority, the company is eligible to work on double tracking the Mountain View single track segment MADRID, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elecnor has been selected by the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara (California) as contractor on double tracking the Mountain View single track segment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/697883 ) The project forms part of the VTA's action plan to...

2014-07-23 08:21:03

~ Largest Transit Agency in Ohio Joins Other Municipal Transit Leaders in Engaging the DriveCam Video-Based Technology Solution to Increase Safety and Reduce Risk SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed a full-fleet deployment agreement with Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), the largest transit agency in Ohio. The...

2014-07-22 16:20:40

NORFOLK, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock by 6 percent, or 3 cents per share, from 54 to 57 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable on Sept. 10, to stockholders of record on Aug. 1. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 128 consecutive quarters. Norfolk...

2014-07-21 16:20:59

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a third-quarter 2014 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of twenty-five cents (C$0.25) per common share will be paid on Sept. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-07-21 12:21:12

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its second-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, July 21, 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 webcast/conference call starting at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who wish to participate in or listen to the...

2014-07-17 08:22:04

OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) second quarter 2014 earnings release presentation that will be broadcast live over the Internet and via teleconference on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO What: Union Pacific Corporation's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release When: Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:45 a.m....


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