Miner Enterprises Celebrates 120 Years in Business

Geneva, IL. Aug, 2014 – Miner Enterprises received its first customer order on June 7, 1894, to supply the rapidly growing railroad industry with high quality engineered railcar components. "The industry has changed dramatically in 120 years," said Ric Biehl, Miner's president and general manager. "However, our commitment to innovative design, customer needs, high quality service and building trust remain the hallmark of the Miner brand ." [...]

Class I railroad selects Miner AggreGate® Gates, Side Bearings, and Brake Beams for 54 New Ballast Cars

Geneva, IL. May 2014 – Miner Enterprises Inc. announced today that a Class I railroad has selected Miner's 5 foot manual AggreGate® outlets for 54 new ballast cars currently being built byFreightCar America, Inc. The Miner AggreGate ballast gates distribute ballast on either side of the rails and will be used in conjunction with a solar-powered system that can be operated via radio control. In addition to ballast gates, Miner provided the constant contact side bearings and brake beams for the cars. [...]