TITLE

On track for newsuper car

AUTHOR(S)
Kamalick, Joe
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that North American chemical manufacturers, railroads and government officials in Washington and Ottawa are on track to produce a new tank car prototype early in 2008, in a project which will make tankers much safer at a cost of some $2 billion to producers. The U.S. and Canadian governments are drafting new standards for tank car design, but their criteria probably won't be nearly as tough as those being planned and brought to fruition by chemical firms and railroads.
ACCESSION #
26776167

 

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