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Fortescue Metals starts Construction of USD 1.275 billion Eliwana Mine and Rail Project

Perth (WA), Australia – On July 5, 2019, Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has turned the first sod on Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana mine and rail project. The USD 1.275 billion project includes the construction of 143 kilometres of rail, a new 30 mtpa dry ore processing facility (OPF) and infrastructure. First ore on train is expected in December 2020. Continue reading Fortescue Metals starts Construction of USD 1.275 billion Eliwana Mine and Rail Project

Schenck Process: MultiTrain Single Weighing Section, coupled in-motion Rail Scale System for the USA

Darmstadt, Germany In February 2018, Schenck Process announced it has achieved U.S. legal-for-trade status for its single weighing section, coupled in-motion rail scale system. LegalWeight is a ballast supported dynamic weighing system designed for the weighing of railcars while coupled in-motion up to 14 mph. Continue reading Schenck Process: MultiTrain Single Weighing Section, coupled in-motion Rail Scale System for the USA

New Innovations boost Tarmac Rail Freight Capabilities

Solihull, UK – Tarmac has enhanced its rail freight capabilities with a series of new innovations as part of an ongoing commitment to productivity and supporting delivery of the UK’s infrastructure ambitions. The UK building materials and construction solutions business has become the first in the UK to install a Liebherr LH80C ‘Supergrab’ Gantry Materials Handler. Continue reading New Innovations boost Tarmac Rail Freight Capabilities