Crossties

MAR-APR 2018

Crossties is published for users and producers of treated wood crossties.

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CONTACT RTA WEBSITE BECOME A MEMBER BECOME A MEMBER RTA WEBSITE CONTACT Cahaba Pressure Treated Forest Products Eagle Metal Products East Coast Railroad Gross & Janes Co. Hurdle Machine Works Koppers Inc. 800.237.6880 www.brewcoinc.com MADE IN AMERICA HEADQUARTERS 607 Front St. • Central City, KY 42330 From left to right: Richard Piper, Welder/Fabricator for 25 years Rick Moore, Welder/Fabricator for 32 years Rick "Killer" Yeomans, Hydraulic Specialist for 34 years, 20 in the US Army David Piper, Equipment Designer and Sawmiller, 50 years David "Dave" Broussard, PLC Automation Specialist, 25 years 2018 Summer Field Trip Takes Group To Colorado RTA Field Trip Agenda Make final plans to attend RTA's Summer Field Trip, which will be held June 4-7 in and around the Denver, Colo., area. The annual trip is designed to help attendees learn more about manufacturing pro- cesses, best practices and safety measures at related plants in the region. On Monday, attendees will arrive in Colorado Springs for a three-night stay. A meeting of RTA's Manufacturing, Safety, Resources & Statistics Committee will be followed by a welcome reception. On Tuesday, the group will visit Lewis Bolt and Nut plant and Evraz Steel, a rolling mill in Pueblo. A reception sponsored by Brewco will follow. Wednesday will see the group travel to Pueblo for a visit to LB Foster Weld Plant and the Transportation Technology Center Inc. for a track walk. The group will also enjoy a trip aboard the Royal Gorge excursion train. Thursday activities include tours of OmniTRAX Sand Transload Center, Biochar Now and Koppers Inc. Registration is open at RTA.org > Events > Field Trip. Field trip price is $267.50 and includes lunch on Tuesday and ticket at the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. MONDAY, JUNE 4 5 p.m. ..................... MSHS Committee Meeting at hotel 5:30 p.m. ................ Welcome reception at hotel TUESDAY, JUNE 5 6:15 a.m. ................ Breakfast at hotel 6:45 a.m. ................ Depart for La Junta 9:15 a.m. ................ Tour Lewis Bolt & Nut in La Junta 11:45 a.m. .............. Lunch at El Nopal in Pueblo 12:45 p.m. .............. Visit Evraz Steel (rail rolling mill) in Pueblo 4 p.m. ..................... Depart for Colorado Springs hotel 5:15 p.m. ................ Arrive at hotel 6 p.m. ..................... Evening reception sponsored by Brewco WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 6 a.m. ..................... Breakfast at hotel 7:15 a.m. ................ Depart hotel for Pueblo 8 a.m. ..................... Tour of LB Foster Weld Plant Subject to updates 10 a.m. ................... Arrive at TTCI in Pueblo for track walk, tour and lunch 1:45 p.m. ................ Depart for Royal Gorge Route Railroad 3 p.m. ..................... Arrive at Royal Gorge for excursion train 5:30 p.m. .................. Depart for hotel & dinner on your own THURSDAY, JUNE 7 6 a.m. ..................... Breakfast at hotel 6:30 a.m. ................ Depart for OmniTRAX Sand Transload Center 9:15 a.m. ............... Tour OmniTRAX Frack Sand Transload Center in Windsor 10:15 a.m. .............. Depart for BioChar Now 10:45 a.m. .............. Tour BioChar Now Noon ...................... Depart for Koppers plant in Denver 12:30 p.m. .............. Lunch at Koppers 1 p.m. ..................... Tour of Koppers Treating Plant 2:30 p.m. .................. Bus departs for hotel RTA EVENTS CROSSTIES • MARCH/APRIL 2018 16

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