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Plan your week

...few companies are expanding.But there are companies bold enough to invest for the next boom. Caterpillar Inc., Union Pacific Corp., and Google Inc. have each announced major plans to hire new workers or build new factories.Should investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-06-05/plan-your-w
Railroads seek expansions to clear bottleneck traffic

...import boom has put more pressure on Burlington Northern to improve its major Los Angeles-Chicago route and on Union Pacific Corp. to expand its line from L.A. to El Paso, Texas, where it connects with tracks heading farther east. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/bus_75246.shtml
Business
Black chosen to lead system

...University. He served on the Wisconsin System Board of Regents from 1987 to 1994. COMMITTEES: Member of the boards of Union Pacific Corp., BP, PPG Industries Inc., Electric Power Research Institute, Edison Electric Institute and Wisconsin Manufacturers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/09/met_31174.shtml
Metro
Business briefs

...income of $205.6 million, or $1.18 a share. Fuel costs bring Union Pacific earnings down OMAHA, Neb. - Union Pacific Corp., which operates the nation's largest railroad company, said its profit fell 38 percent in its third quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/22/bus_431983.shtml
Business | Club Car
Rise in business spending will boost industrials, transport and tech, too

...A step-up in orders means business will also be good for shippers and transport providers like freight carrier Union Pacific Corp. But bargains are hard to find, even among diversified manufacturers, said Eric Landry, an equity analyst with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/09/fin_403936.shtml
Finance
Government steps up Y2K safeguards

...largest freight railroads indicated they plan slight delays near midnight Friday during the critical date rollover. Union Pacific Corp. said it will shut down all rail service at 6 p.m. Friday. The Transportation Department said dozens of U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/31/tec_280467.shtml
XXX Technology
Increased imports may raise prices

...were empties. The port congestion that afflicted Asia was avoided on the U.S. side of the ocean largely because Union Pacific Corp. added staff and equipment and fixed computer problems linked to its merger in 1996 with Southern Pacific Railroad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/13/bus_247259.shtml
Business
Public money requested to improve rail capacity

...northeast corridor, Amtrak trains run on tracks owned by the freight railroads. Mr. Kummant, who spent four years at Union Pacific Corp., said capacity issues won't be solved unless public money is injected into the freight rail network, through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/28/bus_114204.shtml
Business
Largest rail yard works to be more efficient

...a train spends sitting in the North Platte rail yard - which the industry calls dwell time - costs Omaha-based Union Pacific Corp. money and limits how much cargo the nation's largest railroad can transport. That's why Cameron Scott, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/01/bus_98789.shtml
Business
Profits rise 57 percent

...rail transportation. The results continued a pattern of strong earnings in the railroad industry in early 2006. Union Pacific Corp., the nation's largest railroad, reported last week that its profit more than doubled in the first quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/27/bus_79125.shtml
Business