Tag: rail

Crushed stone, sand and gravel rail traffic up in May 2018

June 8, 2018By

U.S. railroad carloads of crushed stone sand and gravel were up 13.7 percent last month, according to the American Association of Railroads.

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Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Aggregate rail volumes up 8 percent

April 9, 2018By

Rail carloads of crushed stone, sand and gravel were up last month over March 2017, the Association of American Railroads reports.

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Luck Stone extends reach with distribution yard

Luck Stone extends reach with distribution yard

February 13, 2018By

Luck Stone opened a new 55-acre yard in the South Hampton Roads region of Virginia.

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Simplifying the selection of railcars

February 2, 2018By

P&Q offers a comparison of gondolas and open-top hoppers and highlights the advantages of both.

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Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Rail traffic up for aggregate materials in May 2017

June 12, 2017By

Rail traffic of aggregate materials increased in May 2017 when compared with May 2016, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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Cemex planning distribution terminal for Los Angeles

May 11, 2017By

The rail-served aggregate distribution terminal will serve Southern California, and a new aggregate-loading system is coming to a company quarry in the region.

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Frac sand rail terminal in the works

July 19, 2016By

Smart Sand Inc. plans to construct a $10 million railroad loading terminal in Wisconsin to ship frac sand to new markets.

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Luck Stone to add new distribution yard

June 7, 2016By

Luck Stone plans to open a new distribution yard this winter.

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