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Rail supplier news from NYAB, Terracon, Skelly and Loy, Stantec and Alstom (Feb. 12)
New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB) appointed Greg Dalpe senior vice president of sales and marketing. Dalpe succeeds Jason Connell, who was named president and chief executive officer of Knorr Brake Co. last month, NYAB officials said in a press release. Dalpe joined NYAB in 2015. Previously, he served as operations director and VP of operations. Prior to joining NYAB, he was a divisional quality manager and director of operations at ONEX Corp.
Terracon Consultants Inc. has acquired Skelly and Loy Inc. Terracon will maintain the existing corporate structure of Skelly and Loy and add the firm to its national network. As a result of the merger, Skelly and Loy Chair Sandi Loy Bell has retired, and President John Gunnett announced plans to retire after the companies are integrated, Skelly and Loy officials said in a press release.
Stantec named Susan Walter executive vice president of infrastructure to succeed Stuart Lerner, who was promoted to chief operating officer in North America. Walter has 35 years of industry experience and has been with Stantec since 2007. Previously, she led Stantec’s transportation business line in the United States and Canada, including rail, transit and bridge activities. Meanwhile, Brian Norris was named regional business leader for transportation in the western United States. He has 30 years of project management and business development experience, Stantec officials said in a press release.
Alstom delivered its 130th Citadis tram to Bordeaux Metropole in France, resulting in the largest tram fleet in the country, Alstom officials said in a press release. The Bordeaux tram network consists of four lines, with a total length of nearly 48 miles.
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