With two Patriot Coal sites sitting idle in Western Kentucky, the Dodge Hill Complex faces the problem of transporting the company’s leftover coal tonnage while containing the considerable risk of air pollution caused by airborne dust.
BNSF’s success story is heartening for anyone working in the transportation or energy industries. How can this railroad company continue its strong performance?
The Federal Railroad Administration recently announced that 2014 was the safest year for trains and railways in the United States, citing significant drops in accidents across the board.
Coal has fueled the rail industry in the USA for many decades. Many mining and power generation companies have even invested in their own infrastructure due to the importance of an uninterrupted supply-line of coal.
We take a look at the new runway project in Sedalia, Missouri and the challenges of reconstructing airport runways in rural areas—and how projects like these can deal with the various environmental issues that they face in eco-friendly ways.