Aug. 14, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) announced that it has been awarded a contract by RailWorks Track Systems, Inc. to supply 11,000 of its CXT
Concrete Ties for the construction of an unloading facility at the Tesoro oil products refinery in
The Tesoro Corporation refinery is at the western end of an ambitious railway transport system that will include 800 tank cars carrying 40,000 barrels of crude oil each day from Tesoro's
. The concrete ties will support a high-capacity rail unloading system capable of accommodating four 110-car trains simultaneously.
"L.B. Foster has a long-standing and successful relationship with the Tesoro project's contractor, RailWorks. The
track construction company has installed CXT ties on many high profile transit, mainline and industrial systems to minimize life cycle expenses and assure high performance," said
, L.B. Foster National Sales Manager for CXT Concrete Ties.
The industrial ties are being manufactured with the rail industry's most advanced concrete tie manufacturing technology at L.B. Foster's
facility. L.B. Foster operates two ISO 9001:2008 Certified concrete rail tie manufacturing facilities that are strategically located to supply projects throughout
with concrete ties for all rail applications. CXT Concrete Ties began shipping to the jobsite from the
tie plant by truck in
. The final delivery is scheduled to be completed before the end of 2012.
About L.B. Foster Company
L.B. Foster Company is a leading manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets with locations in
and Europe. Please visit our Website:
CXT ® is a Registered Trademark of L.B. Foster Company.
L.B. Foster Company Sales and Media Contacts:
, National Sales Manager, L.B. Foster CXT
Concrete Ties 509.921.8726
, Marketing Communications Manager, L.B. Foster Corporate Marketing412.928.5645
SOURCE L.B. Foster Company