Tag: mining transport

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 test test

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 test test

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 test test