Railroad Tie Disposal & Mobile Grinding2021-07-07T08:20:24-05:00

TiEnergy LLC is a member of the Midwest family of Companies. We provide sustainable solutions for treated wood disposal and recycling programs. We partner with Class 1 freight carriers, railroads, commercial and industrial companies, and contractors to safely repurpose out-of-service creosote-treated wood. Which  includes crossties, utility poles, and pallets into biomass fuel chips for cogeneration incineration plants and TIEROC for Management of landfill operations located throughout the Midwest region. Connect with TiEnergy and Midwest Companies and enhance your sustainability programs with point-of-service grinding and recycling services and reclaimed wood products.

Railroad Tie & Treated Wood Sustainable Solutions

We turn discarded railroad ties from our nation’s railroads into sustainable fuel chips and supply a clean, alternative energy source to cogeneration plants.

  1. Railroad Tie Collection and Transportation

    TiEnergy and Midwest Companies utilizes a robust trucking and mobile transportation fleet to divert recyclable wood materials to our grinding facility.

  2. Railroad Tie Processing & Recycling

    TiEnergy, Midwest Companies, and our premier partnership with Ties² provide a State-approved and environmentally conscious method to safely dispose and repurpose creosote and pentachlorophenol treated wood. Our sustainable crosstie management solutions create cogeneration fuel and TIEROC.

  3. TIEROC for the Management of landfill operations.

    Mobile Railroad Tie Grinding Services – We provide mobile wood grinding recycling services for a variety of industrial creosote-treated timber, including, utility poles, bridge timber, railroad cross ties, and construction crane mats. TIEROC is used as an alternative to rock & stone in landfills through the Midwest Region.

Cost-Effective, Sustainable Solutions for Cogeneration Fuel & Landfill Management

A joint venture between TiEnergy LLC, a member of the Midwest family of companies, and Ties². Watch a video and see how our process works – from railroad tie pickup and transportation to the recycling and grinding facility.

Commercial & Industrial Reuses for Railroad Ties

  1. Biomass fuel for Co-generation Plants

    Co-generation incineration plants located strategically throughout the extended Midwest have turned to us for used railroad cross ties as a biomass material that can be burned and turned into fuel. Midwest Companies’ joint venture with Ties2 has positioned us as the premier railroad tie recycling program in the nation and expanded our capabilities. Our biomass fuel material can be shipped to different regions of the United States and internationally.

  2. TIEROC for management of landfill operations

    Midwest Companies has trademarked a unique, wood waste aggregate for landfills with a number of environmental and cost-effective benefits. TIEROC is an alternative to rock and stone for landfill management.


Sustainable Solutions for Class 1 Freight Carriers & Railroads

  • BNSF Railway
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad
  • Great Lakes Central Railroad
  • Metra

  • Twin Cities Railroad

  • Western Railway

  • Canadian National Railway

  • Canadian Pacific Railroad