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With Midwest’s Zero Gravity Third Rail Spray System, Snowstorms Won’t Freeze Mass Transit

In Anti-Icing Deicing, Rail & Mass Transit, Zero Gravity Third Rail® by Eric Vantiegham

Winter preparedness has become a pressing issue for rail and transit operators. As winters have worsened to historical degrees, some transit authorities have been forced into a series of closures and delays due to frozen third rails and iced-over switches. Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc. has been providing innovative tools for operators to prepare their systems for harsh conditions, keep their …

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With Keystone Stuck in Purgatory, Rail Is Our Only Option

In Anti-Icing Deicing, Oil & Gas, Rail & Mass Transit by Eric Vantiegham

In recent years, the proposed development of the Keystone XL Pipeline has become a battlefield for our nation’s partisan politics, as Pipe Dream observes. While environmentalists see the plan as a symbol of how capitalism continues to deeply damage our natural ecosystem, those that champion the proposal believe that it could lead to impressive economic growth.