donderdag 5 juli 2018

‘Not going to make it:’ Hopes dashed as talks break down over Churchill rail sale

'Not going to make it:' Hopes dashed as talks break down over Churchill rail sale
  Churchill, MB — Residents of Churchill are devastated after learning efforts to restore rail service to the northern Manitoba town have fallen apart. Hudson Bay Railway said talks broke down on Tuesday after months of negotiation to transfer...
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$7.5M for Port of Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, ON — The Port of Thunder Bay will receive an investment of $7.5 million from the federal government to make improvements to port infrastructure. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau at the Thunder...
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Air freight volumes continue to grow: IATA
Geneva, Switzerland — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 4.2% in May 2018, compared to the same period the year...
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Safety board chair says more needs to be done five years after Lac Megantic
Ottawa, ON — The head of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says much has been accomplished five years after the Lac-Megantic train derailment in which 47 people were killed, but more remains to be done. Kathleen Fox, the board's… The...
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Canadian crude by rail exports rise to record high in April, NEB reports
Calgary, AB — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada grew to a record 193,500 barrels per day in April, up 13 per cent from the previous month, as full pipelines forced more producers to use trains to get… The post...
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Let private firms shoulder risk in choosing ports to expand in Nova Scotia: study
Halifax, NS — A new study cautions governments against putting public cash into new port infrastructure in Nova Scotia, and suggests private investors should choose who wins the battle for East Coast container traffic. The document, paid for by...
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Lessons in Chinese history as America shuts off from the world
This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ——— Those who have studied history...
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Hallett Silbermann completes major Heathrow delivery project
London, U.K. — Hatfield, Hertfordshire based Abnormal Load specialist Hallett Silbermann has completed a major delivery project at London Heathrow Airport including the night-time delivery of two Liebherr HS8130HD crawler cranes, each weighing 85...
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