Railroads Wind Down Hazardous Shipments Amid Strike Risk
U.S. railroads have begun curtailing shipments of hazardous chemicals ahead of a potential nationwide strike by workers, according to a major trade group representing oil refiners and petrochemical companies.
Grammer Industries Acquires Sterling Transport Co.
Grammer Industries Inc. announced it has acquired North Vass, N.C.-based Sterling Transport Co.
Safer Solutions Sought for Hazmat Drivers Traveling Colorado’s Treacherous Loveland Pass
With its 180-degree bends, 7% grades, dangerous drop-offs and strong wind gusts, the hazardous material truck drivers hauling heavy petroleum loads who make the 9.5-mile journey though Colorado’s Loveland Pass call the drive a “white-knuckle experience.”
National Tank Truck Carriers Seeks Five-Year Exemption From Rest Break Rules
The National Tank Truck Carriers has requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration grant commercial vehicle drivers who transport petroleum-based fuels a five-year exemption from a federally required 30-minute rest break.
Stella Environmental Holdings Purchased by Hidden Harbor Capital Partners
Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has acquired Stella Environmental Holdings Inc., a company that hauls municipal solid waste to landfills and manages waste transfer stations.August 28, 2017