Quebec Spring Thaw has been delayed

Written by admin on 25 maart 2014

Be aware! The following Quebec Spring Thaw has been delayed:

Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 3

Monday, March 31

Monday, April 7

Monday, April 7

(12:01 a.m.)

(12:01 a.m.)

(12:01 a.m.)

to Friday, May 30

to Friday, June 6

to Friday, June 6

(11:59 p.m.)

(11:59 p.m.)

(11:59 p.m.)

 


CSX still battles against extreme winter weather

Written by admin on 6 maart 2014

CSX, supplier of rail-based freight transportation in North America, continues to work through extreme winter weather and efforts toward recovery are showing same progress. Last weekend, another storm hit the mid-section of the CSX network, further impacting several areas that have been under siege all winter.

Most significant affected were Indianapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Baltimore and Philadelphia where, in some areas, ice and up to 10 inches of new snow occurred. The latest round of snow and ice did stay south

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Truckers strike is still ongoing at port of Vancouver

Written by admin on 6 maart 2014

Truck drivers are protesting over wait times and rates at the port of Vancouver.

Union drivers plan to join a non-union truckers’ strike at Canada’s Port Vancouver.

Port officials are considering solutions, but they have obtained an injunction against protestors disrupting operations.

The Port Metro Vancouver received 72-hour notice from the unionized Unifor-Vancouver Container Truckers’ Association it will strike if issues are not resolved by noon March 6. The United Truckers Association, the port’s owner-operator organization, began a work stoppage at February the

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Massive winter storm bearing down on the East Coast of the U.S.A.

Written by admin on 3 maart 2014

A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was bearing down on the East Coast of the U.S.A. The National Weather Serivce predicted the storm will bring up to 9 inches of snow to the Washington area.

The storm “is going to be a real mess” according to Bruce Sullivian, a senior meterologist with the National Weather Service.

“The main system is injecting a lot of moisture and cold air out over the Southern Plains. It’s going to

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