"Focus on Transportation" piece on Safe Handling in Auburn, which was founded in
"Focus on Transportation" piece on Safe Handling in Auburn, which was founded in 1989 as a so-called trans-shipment facility that specializes in receiving bulk products and raw material by rail and breaking it down into smaller portions to be delivered by truck. Next year, thanks to a $600,000 grant from the Maine Department of Transportation's Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP), the company plans to do more on-site processing, like its existing talc-slurry operation in Auburn, thus reducing transportation costs and taking trucks off the road. Maine lags the nation in railroads' share of the transportation market, at just 8 percent. IRAP grants will help rebuild lines and make rail and water transportation available as a lower-cost alternative to trucks. With a list of Maine freight railroads, a list of 13 projects that won a total of $3.9 million from IRAP, and information on the expansion of Safe Handling under Ford Reiche.
Safe Handling Inc, Industrial Rail Access Program
Donahue, Sean, ""Focus on Transportation" piece on Safe Handling in Auburn, which was founded in" (2004). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 2368.
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