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August 2021

Vehicles Plunge Into Hole in Mississippi Road Caused by IdaAssociated Press

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Two people were killed and at least 10 others were injured late Aug. 30 when seven vehicles plunged, one after another, into a deep hole where a dark, rural highway collapsed as Hurricane Ida blew through Mississippi, authorities said Aug. 31.Two people were killed and at least 10 others were injured late Aug. 30 when seven vehicles plunged, one after another, into a deep hole where a dark, rural highway collapsed as Hurricane Ida blew through Mississippi, authorities said Aug. 31.Read MoreTransport Topics

CN Rail’s Kansas City Southern Deal Imperiled by STB RulingThomas Black

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Canadian National Railway Co. was dealt a potentially fatal blow in its $30 billion effort to acquire Kansas City Southern as U.S. regulators rejected a plan to use a voting trust to make the purchase.Canadian National Railway Co. was dealt a potentially fatal blow in its $30 billion effort to acquire Kansas City Southern as U.S. regulators rejected a plan to use a voting trust to make the purchase.Read MoreTransport Topics

Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operations After Shutdown for IdaNathan Bomey

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Colonial Pipeline Co., a vital fuel transporter in the Southeast U.S., has restored operations following a temporary shutdown during Hurricane Ida, likely alleviating concerns about a new round of gas shortages in the region.Colonial Pipeline Co., a vital fuel transporter in the Southeast U.S., has restored operations following a temporary shutdown during Hurricane Ida, likely alleviating concerns about a new round of gas shortages in the region.Read MoreTransport Topics

Louisiana Ports Shutdown May Impact Agriculture ExportsDan Ronan

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The ports of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and South Louisiana, vital in terms of shipping grain commodities worldwide, have been shut down, and there is no timetable for when they will reopen.The ports of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and South Louisiana, vital in terms of shipping grain commodities worldwide, have been shut down, and there is no timetable for when they will reopen.Read MoreTransport Topics

Consumer Confidence Falls to Six-Month Low on Delta VariantOlivia Rockeman

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U.S. consumer confidence dropped in August to a six-month low, suggesting concerns over the delta variant and elevated prices are weighing on Americans’ views of the economy now and in the coming months.U.S. consumer confidence dropped in August to a six-month low, suggesting concerns over the delta variant and elevated prices are weighing on Americans’ views of the economy now and in the coming months.Read MoreTransport Topics

Cold Transport Moves Further Into ElectrificationRoger Gilroy

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The technology for cooling transported goods is moving further into electrification and other means to spur deployments of zero-emission transport refrigeration units, manufacturers said.The technology for cooling transported goods is moving further into electrification and other means to spur deployments of zero-emission transport refrigeration units, manufacturers said.Read MoreTransport Topics