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Rail supplier updates from RailComm, Information Systems, Hanson and Maintenance Design Group (July 14)

RailComm completed the installation of a remote control system in a Ferrocarril Mexicano S.A. de C.V. (Ferromex) yard in Coahuila, Mexico. This marks the second operational yard automation solution in the area, RailComm officials said in a press release. The system is designed to improve operational reliability and control center visibility of division junctions at the location. The control and monitoring of wayside equipment at the Ferromex location is provided by a redundant RailComm DOC® Yard Control System.

Information Systems Associates Inc. changed its name to Duos Technologies Group Inc. and updated its stock symbol from "IOSA" to "DUOT." Outstanding stock certificates will not be affected by the name change and will not be required to be exchanged, company officials said in a press release.

Mark Keller joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.'s regional office in Chicago. In his new role, he'll design bridges and retaining wall components for rail projects throughout the United States. Before joining the company, he was an intern for Larson Engineering Inc., where he analyzed structures and designed building additions.

Maintenance Design Group (MDG) hired Amit Roy and Negar Sarbaz as facility designers in the firm’s Los Angeles office. They'll provide equipment industrial design, layout and coordination, as well as facility functional planning for transit, public works and other related operations and maintenance facility projects in the company's western region. Before joining MDG, Roy worked with engineering consulting firms in Southern California, while Sarbaz was a lead designer on industrial and other interior design projects throughout Southern California.

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