News Aerospace Transportation General
February 6, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic

Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?

News Government Oil & Gas Transportation General
September 19, 2018  

Federal government accelerates phase out of rupture prone rail tankers

Ottawa taking steps to phase out certain types of tank cars following the deadly train derailment and explosions in Lac-Megantic, Que.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 6, 2018  

MMA and former employees settle, fined $1.25M in Lac Megantic case

Found guilty of violating Quebec Fisheries Act after crude oil leaked into the Megantic Lake and Chaudiere River.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
April 12, 2016  

400 contesting Lac Megantic settlement payment

Victims have so far received half their expected payment for moral damages.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
February 23, 2015  

Latest Ontario train derailment shows new safety standards inadequate: TSB

Transport investigator is urging Transport Canada to quickly introduce enhanced standards to reduce the risk of spills.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
February 18, 2014  

Irving Oil to convert railcar fleet, remove older cars from service

Conversion will be completed to comply with US standards for DOT-111 tank cars built after Oct. 1, 2011.

News Transportation Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 10, 2014  

Feds quietly adopt new safety rules drafted by rail industry

New rules require that at least two crew work a train transporting dangerous material such as crude oil.

News Business Operations Operations
August 20, 2013  

Irving subsidiary considering acquisition of MM&A rail line

JD Irving operates NB&M Railways, which has nearly 900 kilometres of track in Maine and New Brunswick.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
August 2, 2013  

TSB wants a closer look at highly flammable cargo in Lac Megantic disaster

Blasts were much more intense than what would be expected from the petroleum product.

News Energy Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations Sustainability Technology
July 29, 2013  

Moving oil by rail requires special care: safety advocates

Recommendations include ensuring tank cars moving crude oil won’t easily rupture.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
July 10, 2013  

No silver lining for pipelines after rail disaster, TransCanada CEO says

There’s “no good news here for anybody,” TransCanada boss Russ Girling says.