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Tangshan to shift movement of bulk commodities to rail by 2019

By the end of 2019, the Chinese steelmaking city of Tangshan has plans to end the movement of its bulk commodities by truck and instead shift the transportation of all of its iron ore and coal from ports to steel mills by rail.


Aurizon to co-operate with the QCA?

Aurizon should resume its normal maintenance programme and end the coal export impasse, says the Queensland Recourses Council.



CP strike ends

The strike by Canadian Pacific rail workers has ended after reaching a tentative agreement.

CP rail workers go on strike

After being unable to agree with management on new contract terms, Canadian Pacific rail workers have gone on strike.

Canadian reforms to assist movement of grains

The reforms are intended to help grains and other crops move more quickly to market after transport problems impacted both Canadian National Railway Co (CN) and smaller rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) during the winter.

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