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Canadian National Railway Expands Fleet on Expected Rebound in Grains

Canadian National Railway Co. is adding new high-capacity grain hopper cars to its fleet in preparation for a rebound in grain following levels impacted by a drought last year.

Safety Concerns Persist at National Steel Car’s Hamilton, Ontario, Plant in Aftermath of Three Tragic Deaths

The approximately 1,200 workers at the National Steel Car plant in Hamilton, Ontario are still reeling in the aftermath of the death of a co-worker in early June.

U.S. Class I Workforce Grew in June

As of mid-June, U.S. Class Is employed 116,251 people, a 0.41% increase compared with employment levels in mid-May and a 0.28% increase from June 2021's level.

Trinity Industries Says Improved Rail Service Would Benefit Railcar Lessors

Executives with railcar lessor and manufacturer Trinity Industries were upbeat about the second half of 2022.

UP Pins Diesel-Cost, Emission-Reduction Hopes on Biofuel Pilot

In the second quarter, Union Pacific Railroad’s fuel expenses shot up 89% year over year to $940 million.

Help With Navigating a Difficult Journey

Robert Skarzynski has spent more than 10 years as a participant and close observer of Canada’s freight rail industry.

Record Container Ship Traffic Jam As Backlog Continues to Build

If you only look at Los Angeles and Long Beach — the largest container import gateway in America — you’d think shipping congestion has drastically reduced.

Farm Giants Expect Continued Food-Supply Problems Despite Ukraine Grain Deal

The world’s supply of crops is under pressure and likely to remain that way even as grain prices fall, say some of the world’s largest agriculture companies.

Democrats’ Corporate Tax Plan Threatens Higher Bills for Manufacturers

Manufacturers and other companies making capital investments could pay the bulk of the new corporate minimum tax in Senate Democrats’ fast-moving fiscal legislation.

International News

Ukraine Grain Shipment Departs for First Time Since Russian Invasion

Ukraine dispatched its first grain shipment since the start of Russia’s invasion on Monday, under a deal aimed at easing global food shortages.

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