Progressive Railroading


Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry

All fields are required.

Rail News Home CSX Transportation


Rail News: CSX Transportation

CSX recognizes 71 customers for safe hazmat practices

CSX Corp. has presented 71 customers its annual Chemical Safety Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials, the company announced yesterday.

This marks the 23rd year for the award, which which recognizes customers who ship more than 600 carloads of hazardous materials during the year without a release due to controllable factors, company officials said in a press release.

The award recognizes commitment to safe procedures, such as securing valves and closures properly and safe loading.

"Moving products by rail remains the safest possible surface-transportation solution, and we look forward to extending this record of safety for our customers, employees and the communities we serve," said Michael Rutherford, vice president-industrial products for CSX.

Azko Nobel Chemicals Inc. and Kemira were both presented with awards for 10 years of success. In addition, five-year recognitions were given to Arizona Chemical Co. LLC, Aux Sable Liquid Products Inc., Cargill, Celanese, CHS Inc., ExxonMobil Chemical Co., Horsehead Corp., Linde LLC, MarkWest Hydrocarbon Inc., Nucor Corp.; PBF Energy Company LLC, SABIC Innovative Plastics and United Refining Co.

Additional honorees included AdvanSix Inc., Americas Styrenics LLC, Arkema Inc., Ashta Chemicals Inc., BP Products North America Inc., Bunge; Canal Terminal Co., Cardinal Ethanol LLC, CF Industries, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., Chevron Products Co., Citgo Petroleum Corp., Cornerstone Chemical Co., Covestro LLC, Eastman Chemical Co., Eco-Energy LLC, Eighty-Eight Oil LLC, Enlink Midstream Operating LP, Evonik Industries, Flint Hills Resources, Gibson Energy, Green Plains Inc., Hess Corp., Huntsman International LLC and Husky Energy.

Also recognized were INEOS Nitriles, INEOS Phenol, INEOS Styrolution America LLC, Kinder Morgan, Koppers, Louis Dreyfus Commodities LLC, LyondellBassell, Marathon Petroleum Corp., Monument Chemical, The Mosaic Co., Nan Ya Plastics Corp., NGL Supply Wholesale LLC, NorFalco, NOVA Chemicals Inc., Occidental Chemical Corp., Odjfell, Olin Corp., Pacific Ethanol Inc., PotashCorp., Pembina Pipeline Corp., Philadelphia Energy Solutions, PVS Chemicals Inc., Southern States Chemical, Statoil North America Inc., Tesoro Corp., The Chemours Co., Twin Eagle Resource Management, US Ecology, Valero, Westlake Chemical Corp. and Williams Ohio Valley Midstream LLC.

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 4/4/2017