Track failures may have played role in Ont. derailments
TSB says trains have already been ordered to travel slowly in the area due to track maintenance issues.
Tougher oil tanker standards coming after string of derailments
Newest standards call for a hull thickness of 9/16th of an inch and makes thermal “jackets” mandatory.
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.
Yay or nay for Northern Gateway? Federal report coming
Northern Gateway and other pipeline projects mean production in the Alberta oil sands could as much as triple by 2035.