Monday, July 20, 2009

Crescent Corridor a maturing concept

Norfolk Southern Caps Rail Yard Plans With Few Objections

Memphis Daily News - TN, USA

Phil Bredesen, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and landowner William Adair (from left) at last week's event to announce the site selection....

...The facility will be able to accommodate more than 327,000 containers and trailers annually, and up to 2,177 parked containers and trailers on chasses...

...It will serve as a key component of the railroad’s Crescent Corridor, a 2,500-mile, $2.5 billion public-private rail network linking the southeastern and northeastern U.S. and designed to take 1 million long-haul trucks off the road...

...Construction should begin on the Memphis Regional Intermodal Terminal once a few hurdles are cleared, including rezoning of the land to industrial plus the requisite site plans and building permits. Also, the railroad and the state will need to build an overpass on Tenn. 57 under which the rail spur into the intermodal yard can pass. “This is a great site for us,” Moorman told The Daily News. “The Crescent Corridor is a concept that’s matured over the past six or seven years...

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Helping Others...

Jobs and Internships - We are associated with a number of individuals and firms representing almost every profession from financial to environmental. From time to time we need help outside our current circle of associates. Submit your resume or letter of interest to us for jobs and internships.
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Submit Your Project - The need now seems greater than ever before. There are more community projects, non-profits and individuals that need a helping hand. We enjoy helping and help when we can. Do you have a community project? Submit a letter describing your project, how it helps your community and your estimated level of need to our attention.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Data Center and Site Selection - IT IS A PROCESS

Inside Yahoo's Site Selection Process

Data Center Knowledge - Lawrenceville, NJ, USA

July 13, 2009 : Rich Miller

Yahoo officials would ultimately make five site visits to the area before deciding on the Lockport site, which will feature an innovative energy-efficient...It was an effort that involved more than 100 officials from 31 different entities, with Buffalo Niagara Enterprise directing traffic.