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BNSF: Helping to Fuel a Sustainable Tomorrow

Used restaurant cooking oil, tallow and municipal solid waste might not be what most consider the next ‘big thing’ given their ‘eww’ factor, but these raw materials are gaining new respect as a solution to meeting the world’s needs for sustainable energy.

Norfolk Southern CEO: We’re in a ‘Manufacturing Super-Cycle’

“We’ve got the most powerful automotive franchise in the east, and so it’s only a matter of time when that recovers”, says Alan Shaw, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern.

BNSF, GMXT to Run J.B. Hunt’s Intermodal Service via Eagle Pass Border Gateway (Updated, Blaze Commentary)

BNSF, Grupo Mexico’s (GMXT) Ferromex and J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Jan. 1, 2024, will launch a new intermodal service between the Monterrey, Silao-Bajio and Pantaco-Mexico City regions.

Interest Rates, Recession Fears and Railroads

Interest rates and Federal Reserve policy are prominent in the financial headlines.

ITS Logistics Issues November Port/Rail Ramp Index

The ITS Logistics US Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index forecasts port container and dray operations for the Pacific, Atlantic and Gulf regions, according to the 3PL firm.

Buckingham Branch Set to Acquire NS-owned Lines in Virginia

Buckingham Branch Railroad Co. soon expects to assume ownership of two lines in Virginia it has leased from Norfolk Southern Railway for more than 14 years.

Supply Side: COAST/Nexxiot, FourKites

COAST Autonomous Inc. (COAST) and Nexxiot announce a strategic partnership to enhance port and rail yard operations.

Exxon to Mine Lithium in Arkansas for EVs

The oil giant aims to supply the mineral to more than one million vehicles a year by 2030.

GEAPS Hires Caupert as Executive Director

John Caupert, who has more than 30 years of experience in agribusiness, was hired to lead the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) as executive director, the association announced on Nov. 14.
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