Fertilizer and Potash - Cando Rail Services

Cando is the preferred rail service provider in the potash industry, serving Nutrien and The Mosaic Company, helping them with a wide range of rail support services. We move 16 million tons of potash a year, handling 80 percent of all potash produced in Canada.

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The safe rail transport of fertilizer

the production site to a fertilizer terminal or to a fertilizer dealer or farm cooperative for formulation into other fertilizers or direct application in the fields. Fertilizer’s role in agriculture The safe rail transport of fertilizer & is critical for the production of food, feed, fuel fiber. NitrogeN (N) …

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News - K+S Potash Canada

Apr 01, 2015· The facility in Port Moody will have the capacity to hold more than 150,000 tonnes of potash, and the warehouse will be three football-fields in length. Even with the modifications, the facility will continue to use PCT’s state-of-the-art operations systems and processes.

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Gravity Discharge Hopper Railcars - GATX

These railcars typically range from 2,700 to 3,500 cf capacity and generally are designed with two or three pockets, gravity gates and three to five circular hatches. Hopper cars this size are ideal for dense commodities including cement, roofing granules, sand, aggregates, fly ash and dry chemicals. These cars are not typically lined.

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BHP Jansen Outbound Logistics BHP Potash Export Facility ...

3 Capacity 4 4 PARY Track Use 5 5 Rail Works within BHP Potash Facility and the PARY 5 Table 2-1: Train Unloading Activities and Associated Times 4 ... four locomotives with each rail car holding 103 tonnes of potash. The class one service providers have indicated that the unit trains will be delivered on a direct hit basis.

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Railroad Equipment - CSX.com

Cars are generally divided into 2 groups, based on cubic foot capacity: small (less than 3,500 cuf) and jumbo (more than 3,500 cuf). Weight capacity is 70 to 110 tons. These cars are designed for bulk commodities that require protection against the elements and/or contamination.

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BHP Jansen Outbound Logistics BHP Potash Export Facility ...

The rail loop will intersect with the new rail car unloading system, and will align with the existing rail infrastructure in the PARY. The rail car system will have track-length capacity to park or hold three-unit trains onsite. Each train will have 177 enclosed potash rail cars, and will be approximately 2,590 m long.

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PWRS Pacific Western Rail Systems

Apr 30, 2013· Canpotex was was formed in the early 1970's to market and export the vast amounts of Potash mined in Saskatchewan. Canpotex, which is short for Canadian Potash Exporters, oversees the entire Saskatchewan potash exporting industry with the exception of …

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North American Railcar Corporation HO Scale NSC Potash ...

Dec 16, 2015· Potash Service 3 Bay Covered Hopper. The first release of our new North American Railcar Corporation HO Scale National Steel Car Potash Service 3 Bay Covered Hoppers are in production now and should ship to us at the end of the month. We …

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Hopper Car - american-rails.com

The modern open-top hopper car is a bit more sophisticated than what they might appear. Today, the open-top version of these cars haul everything from coal to aggregates, such as ballasting (a term which refers to the crushed rock used under the railroad tracks that acts as support and cushioning), and feature a number of different drop-bottom designs to empty their cargo.

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Railway Capacity Overview - Quorum Corp

Capacity of Railcar Fleet This refers to the capability of a railcar to handle lading, as measured in terms of volume (i.e. tons), the capability of the car to move at a higher speed and in longer trains1. Example: A typical railcar used in the 1940’s and 1950’s had a gross capacity of 180,000 lbs. or the

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K+S Potash Canada receives potash rail cars | World Fertilizer

Mar 15, 2017· K+S Potash Canada receives potash railcars. ... The rail cars can be loaded with product while in motion, and have the capacity to hold the same volume as a regular railcar, while being slightly shorter in length. According to Steffen Brill, KSPC Senior Manager, Logistics and Transportation, 531 rail cars will be sufficient to meet initial ...

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Type of Railcars Use and Typical Commodities - RR Mergers

Type of Railcars Use and Typical Commodities Boxcar – 50 Foot Single Door Boxcar – 60 Foot Double Door Boxcars are used to accommodate the movement of products that require some form of in‐transit protection. The primary commodities are wood pulp, panel …

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Inland Transportation | Canpotex

The majority of Canpotex’s potash moves in unit trains west, from mine sites in Saskatchewan through to port facilities in Vancouver, British Columbia and Portland, Oregon, a journey of approximately 2,000 kilometres. A smaller portion of our potash is transported east to Thunder Bay, Ontario for shipment through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway or to the terminal facility in ...

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K+S Potash Canada receives potash rail cars | Global ...

Mar 15, 2017· K+S Potash Canada receives potash railcars. ... The rail cars can be loaded with product while in motion, and have the capacity to hold the same volume as a regular railcar, while being slightly shorter in length. According to Steffen Brill, KSPC Senior Manager, Logistics and Transportation, 531 rail cars will be sufficient to meet initial ...

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Modern Hopper Car Unloading - YouTube

Aug 12, 2010· Ergonomic way of unloading hopper cars.. Continuous unloading on LKAB’s new underground rail haulage level (1365m) in Kiruna - Duration: 4:35. SCHALKE Schalke Locomotives 423,390 views

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Bulk Delivery of Salt and Mulch | Midwest Salt

If your facility is rail served we can provide rail car service. Hopper bottom rail cars can hold 97-100 tons and is an economical way to move significant tonnage over long distances. Tank Truck. If you need large amounts of liquid deicer delivered we can unload to your holding tanks quickly with our …

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From NSC, new potash cars for KSPC - Railway Age

Jun 27, 2017· K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) has accepted the first of 200 railcars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario, for domestic use. These cars will transport potash from the company’s Bethune mine in Saskatchewan to North American clients. The domestic-use rail cars are built to …

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K+S Potash Canada ready to serve North ... - MINING.com

Jun 21, 2017· Today, K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is pleased to accept their first domestic rail cars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario, the same manufacturer that produced the company’s ...

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Canpotex selects National Steel Car to manufacture 700 ...

Jun 18, 2015· Canpotex’s railcars are custom designed in Canada by National Steel Car in collaboration with Canpotex to conform ‎to the specific properties of potash. This innovative design has allowed Canpotex to optimize the number of tonnes per railcar as well as …

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Canpotex Limited completes Saskatchewan railcar ...

Jun 25, 2013· Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) announced completion of construction and commencement of operation of its state-of-the art Railcar Maintenance …

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American Railcar Industries

American Railcar Industries is a fully integrated supplier to the North American freight car market.

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Rail Industry Component: National Steel Car Limited: 4,300 ...

This curve sided steel covered hopper car for potash service is equipped with 110-ton nominal capacity trucks to suit present 286,000 pound gross rail loading. It can also be designed for future ...

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Transportation & Delivery of Anhydrous Ammonia By Ray ...

Type Regulation & Capacity Min Design Pressure Tank Truck MC 331 Ð 11,500 gal 300 psi Rail Car D.O.T. 112J340 Ð 33,500 gal 340 psi* Stationary Tank 2000 Ð 120,000 gal Ð 250 psi ASME Code Sec VIII, Div 1 Barge US Coast Guard & American > 20 psi Bureau of Ships

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Rail Cars Arrive at K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy Project

Mar 13, 2017· Today K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) celebrates the arrival of the first 177 of 531 custom built rail cars at its Legacy Project mine site— enough to complete one of three trains that will transport KSPC's product to its potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, B.C.

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Our Railcars | National Steel Car

National Steel Car is the only railcar company certified ISO 9001:2008. We have been honoured with the annual TTX SECO award consistently for over a decade. At National Steel Car, our focus is customer loyalty. That means building a strong foundation of partnership, trust and understanding.

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Waterloo (Blackhawk), IA - Watco Companies

The Waterloo (Blackhawk) Terminal is unit train capable with services such as railcar to truck, truck to railcar, and in and out of storage. Break bulk storage is also available with warehouse capabilities.

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Rail Insider-Hopper cars — Hardly a hopping market ...

Soft construction and ethanol markets likely mean fewer covered hopper orders in ’08. Builders’ best hope: a gain in grain. article about: hopper cars, grain market, rail car, freight car ...

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Thunder Bay Terminals | Canpotex

Canpotex has been shipping Saskatchewan potash through Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada via the St. Lawrence Seaway since 1986. Thunder Bay Terminals, located at the Port of Thunder Bay, has a separate and dedicated dry-bulk handling system, primarily used for potash. Trains of up to 120 railcars can be handled via a dedicated loop track, with the capacity to stage up to 400 railcars on site.

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Canpotex: Growinggp Relationships - The Mosaic Company

Canpotex Railcar Fleet • Canpotex trains are the heaviest by capacity in North American bulk shipping • Built in Canada by National Steel Car Limited • Railcar investments since 1999 exceed US $370 million • Canpotex manages and directs the inlandand directs the inland potash journey to …

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News - K+S Potash Canada

Sep 15, 2016· FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. HAMILTON, ON – Today, K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) and National Steel Car (NSC) are celebrating the delivery of the first of over 500 rail cars to transport potash from KSPC’s Legacy Project near Bethune, SK to their potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, B.C.

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PWRS Pacific Western Rail Systems

May 04, 2013· The NSC Potash Service 3 Bay Covered Hopper. Today at the Ottawa Train Expo 2013, North American Railcar Corporation announced a new model, the National Steel Car Potash Service 3 Bay Covered Hopper. Introduced in 1999, this car is seen in …

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Rail Insider-Outlook 2019: Class I CEOs predict rail ...

Rail car and locomotive statistics: Fleet Stats 2018 ... we see potash, Canadian grain, energy commodities and intermodal as areas where we could see real strength next year, and I’m excited ...

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