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Tongue River Railroad: Model of Persistence

Like The Little Engine That Could, the Tongue River Railroad Project (TRRC) in southeastern Montana never seems to give up, no matter who is running the project.

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Railroad Problems Besetting New Coal Developments

Like any business heavily steeped in engineering, railroads are never willing to rule out any possible routing without thoroughly investigating the alternatives.

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Coal Dust Control in the Pacific Northwest

For several years Wyoming and Montana coal producers have tried to get out in front of what they perceive as the next big market for super-clean Powder River Basin (PRB) coal: China, India and other Pacific Rim countries.

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Shipping PRB Coal to Asia Now

Subbituminous steam coal markets in Asia are growing, particularly in China and India

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Building a Coal Terminal in the Pacific Northwest

In Washington state several coal exporting projects have been proposed in recent years. Stevedoring Services of America (SSA), a respected Seattle-based firm since 1949, has partnered with coal producer Peabody Energy to propose Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point near existing deep water terminals.

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