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Brazilian Navy to receive four KC-2 COD/AAR aircraft in 2021
IHS Jane's 360
The Brazilian Navy is to receive all of its four KC-2 carrier-on-board delivery/air-to-air refuelling (COD/AAR) aircraft in 2021, the service told Jane's . Deliveries for that year are to run in April and July, with the final two aircraft being ...


WJAC Johnstown

Officials: 3 workers found unconscious inside tank car in Blair ...
WJAC Johnstown
HOLLIDAYSBURG - Three workers for GBW Railcar Services were found unconscious inside a tank car while on the job Thursday morning.According to Blair ...

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AAR reports annual US carload and intermodal gains for week ending July 15
Logistics Management
United States rail carload and intermodal volumes each saw annual gains for the week ending July 15, according to data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, which topped the week ending July ...


WIFR

City seeks answers on state promised funding for AAR project
WIFR
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Rockford City Council is demanding answers on the missing $15 million in funding for the AAR airplane maintenance hangar project. The Rockford City Council wants its three city-appointed representatives on the airport board ...


Market Realist

AAR reports US carload and intermodal gains for week ending July 8
Logistics Management
United States rail carloads and intermodal containers and trailers each saw annual increases for the week ending July 8, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported this week. Carloads, at 229,501, were up 1.1%. This tally, which includes a ...
Supply chain: Rail freight carriers, including short lines, vital to Pa. economyCentral Penn Business Journal

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AAR certifies Vertex for tank car construction
RailwayAge Magazine
The company, based in Wilmington, N.C., received the Association of American Railroads' M-1002 Initial Certification in early July. The certification covers new, general service non-pressurized tank cars built to new U.S. Department of Transportation ...


Progressive Rail Roading

AAR: US, Canadian rail traffic rose in July's first week
Progressive Rail Roading
For the week ending July 8, U.S. railroads registered 453,080 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.4 percent compared with total volume from the same week last year, according to Association of American Railroads (AAR) data. Both comparative weeks ...

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Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (registration) (blog)

The UK's "Decelerated" Access Review | Pharmaceutical Executive
Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (registration) (blog)
The UK's proposed Accelerated Access Review is being dogged by delay and disappointment, writes Leela Barham.

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The Westerly Sun

Continued vigilance urged after Federal Railroad Administration rail decision
The Westerly Sun
While area leaders are cautiously optimistic about the Federal Railroad Administration's decision to drop the Old Saybrook to Kenyon bypass, many say grass-roots awareness and input will be essential as the planning for regional rail projects moves ...
A controversial rail bypass is stopped in its tracksWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Feds Back Away From Controversial Rail Plan Along New England CoastWNPR News
Feds release high-speed rail plan, rethinking 2 statesCharlotte Observer
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Daily Nation

AAR Kenya to build Sh2.5 billion hospital
Daily Nation
Dr Frank Njenga, AAR Kenya chairman. The regional healthcare provider is set to open its first hospital wing in the country before the end on the year to meet the ever rising healthcare demands from the public. FILE PHOTO | NMG ...
AAR Kenya to build Sh2.5 billion hospital - Business DailyBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)

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