August 3, 2012
A project design report notes "the use of concrete ties resulted in estimated track costs from 10% to 15% lower than the use of timber ties using conventional track construction methods. If a mechanized track laying system were to be employed, costs could be as much as 40% lower."
May 16, 2012
Acquired the shipping systems division as part of its acquisition of Portec Rail Products Inc. in December 2010.
January 17, 2012
Delivery of rail and trackwork products will be for the construction of 8.5 miles of track and other track materials at the new Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes Star Steel pipe mill in Youngstown, Ohio.
July 2, 2009
The supplier has begun delivery of 80-foot rail sections, direct fixation (DFF) fasteners, insulated joints and contact rail insulators for the construction on the project, which will eliminate slow zones on CTA's Blue Line.
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