Bill Reimer - NRC Board Member

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Congratulations to Bill Reimer, Owner and CEO, for his recent election to the NRC board of directors.

Asked about the new post, Bill said, "Being elected to this post will allow me to be completely plugged in with our industry, and lend my assistance to the direction we're going to go."

Toys for Tots

Thursday, December 10, 2015

R&R Contracting, Inc. is participating in this year's Toys for Tots drive and was featured in the local news in Grand Forks, ND.

The various offices around the country pooled together to gift more than 200 toys to this year's drive.

Follow this link to watch the video from the WDAZ news coverage.

World's Greatest - Video

Monday, November 23, 2015

World's Greatest!!!

Friday, November 13, 2015



R&R Contracting, Inc. to Appear

On “World’s Greatest!...” 

~November 16 and November 23 Air Times~

         (Grand Forks, ND – 11/13/15) – R & R Contracting, Inc. is scheduled to appear on “World’s Greatest!” on November 16 and November 23, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. (Central) on DirecTV Channel 305 and Dish Network on Channel 250 for both dates. Viewers may also visit www.rrcontracting.com or http://worldgreatesttv.com/tv_schedule for the complete segment (Episode 220).

            “We feel quite honored to be chosen as the World’s Greatest in railroad track construction,” said Bill Reimer, CEO of R & R Contracting, Inc.  “We started off in North Dakota with a small operation in 1988 and continue to expand into new territories with more than 150 employees across North America, using Grand Forks, ND and Houston, TX as our central hubs of operation. We look forward to continued growth and expansion into other areas of railroading, bringing recognition to our employees, company, and communities we serve.”

         Earlier in May, How2Media, the producers of the television show “World’s Greatest!...”, announced that they have selected R&R Contracting to be a part of the popular television series.

         “Whether it’s truck to train oil transloading or grain facility to train car, R&R Contracting can handle it all; design engineering, necessary civil work, track construction, and everything in between. They are ready to offer a “one stop shop” to their customers in any of the 50 states or Canada, and have been doing so since 1988. We think their story will be meaningful as well as educational to our viewers” said Gordon Freeman, Executive Producer of the show. 

         In August, as part of the show, How2Media sent a film crew to spend time at the company’s facilities in Grand Forks, North Dakota and on-site in Pillsbury, North Dakota to get the story behind the story on R&R Contracting and to show the “World’s Greatest!...” viewers why R&R was selected as the best in their category, and therefore featured on the show. 

“World’s Greatest!...” is a thirty minute show dedicated to highlighting the world’s greatest companies, products, places, and people. Each show is a fast paced tour around the world featuring behind the scenes footage, informative interviews, and exciting visuals.

About How2Media:  How2Media is a 21st Century television production company. Their award winning programming can be seen on national cable channels and local network affiliates across the country. For more information on How2Media and their show lineup, please visit How2Media.tv

About R&R Contracting – R&R Contracting, Inc. is a General Contractor specializing in railroad and heavy civil construction.  Their capabilities include in house design/engineering, project analysis, construction and complete project/construction management for industries ranging from agricultural to energy to transit.  Headquartered in Grand Forks, ND, they hold offices in Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL, Houston, TX and Brookhaven, MS.  

The video will be posted on our website after the air date schedule on DirecTV and Dish Network.

R&R in the print media

Monday, November 02, 2015

R&R's crews were recently featured in the Janesville Gazette.

The photo was taken October, 28th, just as they are getting close to finishing out our first project for the Wisconsin and Southern Railroad. The project consisted of tie replacement, rail relay, undercutting, new turnouts and a series of new at-grade crossings.

Guest Post - Petroleum Connection

Friday, August 14, 2015

R&R Was recently invited to be a guest blogger for The Petroleum Connection to give some insight into the railroad side of the business.

Follow the link to read what we have to say.

R&R Contracting uses its agricultural roots for operational success

Friday, January 30, 2015

The publication Energy Executive recently posted an interview they did with Bill and Reed Reimer which can be found HERE.

"R&R Contracting uses its agricultural roots for operational success."
Despite the numerous successful business sectors for R&R Contracting, its narrow, focused beginnings in the agricultural industry have proven vital for its expansion over the past quarter century...

Gold Safety Award

Friday, January 09, 2015

R&R Contracting was awarded the Gold safety award at the NRC Convention in Hollywood, FL this week.

The award comes as well-deserved evidence that R&R continually strives to improve their commitment to safety.

Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Crystal Valley Co-op had their ribbon cutting ceremony at the new ag facility in Hope, MN.

R&R constructed over 8,200 track feet, which will allow the facility to bring in a 110 car shuttle and maintain Union Pacific power.

Their expected train turnaround time is 8 hours from start to finish.

New Canadian Crossing

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

This week marks the first time in more than 20 years that a train has crossed the border at the Northgate North Dakota, Northgate Saskatchewan crossing. BNSF has begun pushing material across the border for phase 2 construction on the new Ceres Global transloading facility.

Managed by Engineered Rail Solutions, LLC., and constructed in a join effort that includes R&R Contracting, this will be one of the first and biggest multi-commodity facilities in Canada. Building nearly 34,000 track feet with 13 turnouts, Ceres plans to transload crude oil, grain, pipe, coal, drilling supplies, and frac sand, with future plans to add fertilizer.

Upon completion of the facility, Ceres will have a state of the art global shipping hub with access to Canadian and U.S. markets.