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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 4- Canexus Corp, the developer of Canada's first dedicated oil train terminal, has embraced the crude-by-rail boom with little success so far. The company's Bruderheim terminal, 55 kilometers northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, is one of seven unit train terminals operating or under construction in Western Canada.

  • Death on the highway     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    Insight to why fatal truck accidents have risen 18 percent from 2009-2012, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Collision course: Crash avoidance technologies     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and how new technology is being used to prevent terrible crashes and tragedies on the road.

  • Collision course     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and long-haul trucking.

  • VANCOUVER, Washington, July 21- California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.

  • Sen. Corker: Raise gas tax and lower other taxes     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), shares his plan to find a responsible way to pay for the Highway Trust Fund.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans were open to using a tax holiday for multinational companies as way to pay for broad highway construction legislation this year. McConnell said a tax holiday would give firms "the opportunity to bring home overseas profits."

  • BEIJING, May 5- China shares ended mixed on Monday, with weak manufacturing activity weighing on sentiment in a session that saw weakness in property while rail infrastructure shares gained.

  • First foray for Transurban into Queensland assets. SYDNEY, April 24- A consortium led by Transurban Group, Australia's biggest toll road owner, has won a bid to buy toll firm Queensland Motorways Ltd for $6.6 billion in its first foray into the country's third most populous state.

  • The looming bankruptcy that could paralyze transit Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    Key senators offered announced an outline of a new measure that would pour an additional $16 billion a year into the Highway Trust Fund.

  • SHANGHAI, April 3- Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong rose more than 1 percent to a six-week high on Thursday, with rail firms getting a lift after China's government announced increased investment in rail infrastructure to help boost the economy.

  • America's pothole crisis     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Large parts of the country have been dealing with severe winter weather this year, including heavy snow and ice. The harsh weather has produced an unexpected headache for many drivers in the form of potholes. NBC's Tom Costello reports.

  • Extreme Sports Costs Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:23 AM ET
    When it comes to separating the rational from the reckless, few activities draw a line in the sand quite like extreme sports. Do you think you’re an extreme sports practitioner just because you grunt loudly when you hit a tennis ball? Well, try jumping off a 1,000-foot-tall cell phone tower with only seconds to deploy your parachute, or leaping from an airplane for a little wingsuit flying. Your attitude is likely to change.For those who participate in these sports, laughing in the face of death

    People participating in extreme sports can spend anywhere from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands. What are the costs associated with extreme sports?

  • Highways and Railtracks News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET