Case Study: Recycled Railroad Ties

Case Study: Recycled Railroad Ties

Each week Milano Railways Logistics receives about 100 tons of used railroad ties from a Class I railroad customer.   Milano technicians strip the timber of metal plates and any remaining hardware before sorting by size and quality and finally selling them for use in commercial and …
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Case Study: Northwest Belt & Conveyor Company

Case Study: Northwest Belt & Conveyor Company

Northwest Belt is a puveyor of used and surplus new conveyor belting, primarily used in mines for automated material transport.  However, the company has identified many uses for their used belting, including mud flaps, equipment covers, noise and dust screens, and industrial room dividers. For the project …
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Case Study: Koppers

Case Study: Koppers

Koppers is an integrated global provider of treated wood products for a variety of niche applications. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they are the largest supplier of cross ties and switch ties to Class I and shortlne railroads in North America.  Milano Railway Logistics is an anchor …
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Case Study: Beasley Forest Products (now Yak Mats)

Case Study: Beasley Forest Products (now Yak Mats)

Contractors often face the challenge of not having firm enough ground for cranes and other large-scale machinery to  gain safe and secure access to construction sites.  Wooden pathways known as crane mats laid out on the ground provide a foundation for these huge machines to move …
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Acquisition of Park Plaza Mall

Acquisition of Park Plaza Mall

Mt. Vernon, IL — An agreement has been reached for Park Plaza, the dilapidated retail center at 10th Street and Casey Street, to be purchased from the City by Milano Railway Logistics for $675,000. Milano’s plan for the property will transform blight, create jobs and bring …
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7<sup>th</sup> Street and Casey Avenue Is Open!

7th Street and Casey Avenue Is Open!

Mt. Vernon, IL — Mary Burgan, president of Milano Railway Services, and Mt. Vernon officials cut the ribbon to re-open the intersection of 7th Street and Casey Avenue. in a win for small business and community. After being closed for nearly six years due to safety …
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