SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13- Dan Richard is determined to keep California's plan for building an 800- mile high-speed rail system on track despite two recent court rulings against it and rising criticism of the effort.» Read More
LONDON, Oct 4- LNG-powered locomotives could be in widespread use on North American railroads as early as 2016 or 2017, according to Railway Age, one of the industry's leading technical publications- which is far sooner than most energy analysts expect.
BRASILIA, Sept 27- More than a year has passed since Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced an ambitious plan to raise billions of dollars to lay much-need railroad tracks across this continent-sized nation.
*Cuts adj earnings/share forecast to $1.68- $1.78 from $1.78- $1.88. Hertz said it now expects full-year adjusted earnings of $1.68- $1.78 per share, down from its previous forecast of $1.78- $1.88, based on 465 million shares. Hertz shares, which have gained 10 percent in the last three months, closed at $25.78 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.
Hertz, the No.2 U.S. car rental company, said it expects revenue of $10.80- $10.90 billion, down from its previous forecast of $10.85- $10.95 billion.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 10- Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista is in talks to cede control of mining company MMX Mineração e Metálicos SA's iron ore port near Rio de Janeiro, according to a securities filing on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- An overhaul of the U.S. air traffic control system that would help airlines navigate crowded air routes is likely to be further delayed by U.S. budget cuts, the head of the nation's chief defense and aerospace industry lobbying group said on Thursday.
BANGKOK, Sept 4- Tens of thousands of Thai rubber farmers protesting against a sharp drop in prices escalated protests across southern Thailand on Wednesday, cutting off access to large swathes of the region by blocking roads leading to tourist and commercial hubs.
SAO PAULO, Aug 28- Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista quit as chairman of Brazilian port operator LLX Logística SA on Wednesday, after agreeing to sell control of the company to U.S. investment firm EIG Global Energy Partners LLC earlier this month.
*Walkouts imperil growth in Africa's biggest economy. JOHANNESBURG, Aug 26- South African construction and airport workers went on strike for higher wages on Monday, extending a series of industrial action threatening to slow growth in Africa's largest economy.
SINGAPORE, Aug 23- Singapore's ambitious project. mid-2020s is set to extend its lead over neighbours like Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Jakarta, whose airports are struggling with congestion and construction delays.
SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The Singapore government unveiled a master plan on Sunday to double capacity at Southeast Asia's busiest airport, build a new waterfront city, move its massive port and relocate a military airbase to free up land for development.
SAO PAULO/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14- Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista agreed to cede control of port operator LLX Logistica to U.S. investment group EIG Global Energy Partners, one of the biggest steps in the breakup of his once high-flying energy and mining empire Grupo EBX.
SAO PAULO/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14- Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista took another step in the break-up of his once high-flying energy and mining empire on Wednesday by agreeing to cede control of port operator LLX Logística SA to U.S. investment group EIG Global Energy Partners.
Aug 14- A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The United Parcel Service Inc flight 1354, en route from Louisville, Kentucky, to Birmingham, crashed on approach about 6 a.m., according to the FAA.
Aug 14- A large cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama, NBC News reported. The Federal Aviation Administration said the aircraft was an A330 UPS cargo plane that crashed at 6 a.m. at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, NBC News said.
San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.
Aug 7- A US Airways flight from Ireland's Shannon Airport made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday due to an unspecified threat, police and the airline said. "There was some type of threat made, but nothing specified," a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Police Department said.
Aug 7- A US Airways Group Inc flight from Ireland made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday, the airline said without describing what had prompted the emergency. WPVI television, without citing a source, reported the plane received a bomb threat and said at least three airport buses had parked next to the plane.
ARBIL, Iraq/ DUBAI, Aug 7- Iraq's Kurdistan region is exporting crude oil by truck to an Iranian port for shipping to Asia, industry sources say, using a trade route that is likely to anger both Baghdad and Washington.
AMMAN/ BEIRUT, Aug 6- Syrian Islamist rebels have killed around 200 people in a three-day offensive in the mountain stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect and driven hundreds of villagers to seek refuge on the Mediterranean coast, activists said on Tuesday.