Archive for January 10, 2018

Crude oil shipments from Canada to U.S. to jump 60% in 2018

(Source: Reuters, January 5, 2018) HOUSTON — Canadian crude shipments to the United States by rail could rise more than 60 percent this year on demand by Gulf Coast refiners for the heavy crudes and the wide differential between Canadian grades and the U.S. benchmark. Full story: Reuters Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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FRA proposes delay in safety training requirements

(Source: Progressive Railroading, January 9, 2018) The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has proposed delaying by an additional year the dates for railroads to comply with certain safety training requirements in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, according to a recent notice in the Federal Register. Full story: Progressive Railroading Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund begins accepting applications from sons and daughters of Teamsters for 2018

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, January 8 — The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for 2018. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. For the first time, the application process is completely online this year. All applications must be completed through the on-line portal found on the Fund’s website: . Applicants must complete…

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