Tag: mining logistics

Transport & Logistics

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 Insights

Mining & Resources

Russia is no tough market for Western miners – Tigers Realm Coal explains why

It has become increasingly difficult for mining companies from the West to invest in new resources in Russia.  But Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) are breaking the mould and leading the way, after securing their funding for the Amaam coking coal development in Russia's far eastern province of Chukotka.  We had the chance to catch up…

16 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Transport & Logistics

Padbury Mining steps up efforts to secure investment for Oakajee project

One of Western Australia's most protracted railway engineering projects may be heading back on track after the mining company at its helm ramped up efforts to secure investors and engineers. Padbury Mining Limited is charged with reviving the Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) project, which has endured mixed fortunes over the years. A crucial component of…

11 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Spotlight on Mozambique: Value of rail investment for end-to-end mining logistics solutions

Transport solutions play a key role in differentiating coal companies. An efficient and productive supply chain is a value-add investment and from negotiating rail access agreements and allocation, to rollingstock improvements and upgrades in train control system, mining companies are investing in this competitive advantage that logistics affords. Mozambique’s Moatize Coal Basin is one of…

5 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Rail and resource heavyweights come together at Heavy Haul Rail 2012

The 2nd Annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference, which took place on the 28th – 29th August 2012 in Newcastle, saw 220 representatives from across the rail and resource sectors converge on Newcastle to discuss exciting plans for rail infrastructure to support the mining industry in the years to come. Once again, the event was a…

3 Sep 2012, by Informa Insights