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February 4, 2013
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  • CSX: Select Site designation generated buzz for N.C. industrial park
    The certification of the Kingsboro Industrial Park in North Carolina as a CSX Select Site bolstered the facility's commercial status and created a favorable response from the business community, said Jim Van Derzee, CSX industrial development manager for Virginia and North Carolina. "We've gotten a lot of attention from business, especially the North Carolina Department of Commerce," said Van Derzee. The Daily Southerner (Tarboro, N.C.) (2/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Class I's serve as major rail providers in Mich.
    The services of Canadian National and CSX in Flint, Mich., are important for the region, said Janice Karcher, vice president of economic development at the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce. "It's certainly important to think their presence will continue to be significant here and that they are continuing to work with us to entertain opportunities to develop sites that can utilize rail," she said. (Michigan) (free registration) (2/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • ACE breaks ground on $76M rail project in Calif.
    Ground recently broke for a $75.9 million project in El Monte, Calif. The Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority will build a four-lane road underpass beneath a Union Pacific double-track railroad bridge. The project is part of ACE's grade separation projects for the development of the 19-mile Alameda Corridor, which is crucial for freight shipments to help spur local and national economic growth, said Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif. San Jose Mercury News (Calif.) (free registration) (2/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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