Tag: coal freight

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Infographic: Australia’s Heavy Haul, Intermodal and Freight Rail

Australia runs the world’s the heaviest and longest heavy haul trains, with axle loads of 40 tonnes and train lengths of 2.5 km or more. It is implementing world firsts for heavy haul rail, including train control centres located more than 1800km from the train networks, driverless trains which operate 24 hours a day, every…

14 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Rail

Russia’s growing capacity of coal terminals in seaports

Russia's energy industry has been in the spotlight lately.  Political tension aside, Russia's Energy Minister recently announced that there will be long-term growth for the capacity of coal terminals in Russian seaports. What does this mean for Russia and its Asia-Pacific coal and shipping counterparts?  We caught up with Georgi Slavov, Head of Basic Resources Research Group…

30 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia