ULAN BATOR, Aug 22- China and Mongolia have signed 26 new deals on railroads, mining and power generation during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit that began on Thursday, Mongolia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Closer economic relations with China may be landlocked Mongolia's answer to recent economic woes.» Read More
VANCOUVER, March 19- The British Columbia government is preparing legislation to force striking container truck drivers to return to work at Port Metro Vancouver, in an effort to end a three-week strike that has crippled operations at Canada's largest port.
TORONTO, March 19- A record-shattering Canadian harvest, combined with one of the most frigid winters in decades, has created a grain-handling backlog that will not be cleared until next year, the head of Canadian National Railway said on Wednesday.
Hertz, the No. 2 U.S. car rental company behind privately owned Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has been under pressure from investors to shed the business and focus on car rentals. Hertz's remaining businesses would include the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly car rental brands and the Donlen fleet leasing and management business.
*Trucks to ditch brick shape in favour of sleek look. BRUSSELS, March 18- European truck design will be transformed to make driver cabs more aerodynamic, cutting emissions and improving safety, under new rules backed by EU politicians on Tuesday.
Hertz, the No. 2 U.S. car rental company behind privately owned Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has been under pressure from investors to shed the business, which rents equipment ranging from small tools to heavy earth movers. Hertz shares rose 2 percent before the bell on Tuesday.
March 18- Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc said it would spin off its equipment rental business for $2.5 billion. The division, Hertz Equipment Rental Corp, provides a wide range of rental equipment from small tools to heavy earthmoving equipment.
VANCOUVER, March 16- A two-and-a-half week container truck driver strike at Port Metro Vancouver was set to continue on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action at Canada's largest port failed to make headway on the weekend.
VANCOUVER, March 14- Representatives of unionized and nonunionized container truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver were set to meet with government and port officials on Friday to discuss a plan designed to end a 14- day strike at Canada's largest port.
*Trucker strike in Vancouver causing lumber backlog. TORONTO, March 12- Canadian National Railway Co, the country's biggest railroad operator, said on Wednesday it will meet the federal government's order to ship 500,000 tonnes of grain a week, but its chief executive said there would still be a severe backlog even under ideal conditions.
March 11- A few weeks after Melanie Mendez and her husband returned home to Massachusetts from South Florida in January they received a bill from a rental car company for $555. She had to turn to the Better Business Bureau, which eventually got the charge dropped.
VANCOUVER, March 10- Unionized container truck drivers set up picket lines at Canada's largest port on Monday, joining hundreds of non-unionized workers who walked off the job last month in a dispute over pay and services.
MOSCOW, March 8- Rosatom, Russia's state energy corporation, said on Saturday it would resume nuclear fuel shipments to Europe via Ukraine after Kiev lifted a ban imposed during anti-government protests earlier this year on transporting the hazardous material.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ OTTAWA, March 7- Canada's government took the drastic step on Friday of forcing the country's two major rail companies to ship at least 500,000 tonnes of grain each a week to ease a massive backlog that is hurting farmers.
Michael Ward, CSX CEO, projects modest growth for 2014 and discusses trends throughout Q4. Ward also expects to face some similar coal challenges experienced in 2013.
Chen Jiahe, Analyst at Cinda Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow that while change will take a long time, he still likes the China market.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports railroads may be a viable alternative to the controversial Keystone pipeline.
Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.
Anderson Chow, Regional Head of Infrastructure Research, Asia Pacific, HSBC says Beijing is committed to improving rail asset returns in order to broaden funding sources.
The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.