Blog posts : "coal"

The E.&N. railway siding, at which these bins have been constructed is about 1½ miles north of Somenos station,

December 17, 2011

All they had to do was get it to the E&N,

November 16, 2011

Premier Christy Clark is right to link the proposed Raven coal mine near Courtenay to the rehabilitation of the E&N railway.

June 7, 2011

One loaded truck full of coal would head down the Island Highway and onto Highway 4 every 20 minutes if the B.C.

June 1, 2011

the railway would have to build a spur line to the proposed site, something the ICF doesn't have the money for.

May 25, 2011

The dusting problem associated with unit coal trains in earlier years has been virtually eliminated.

May 20, 2011

We visit the site of the Union Colliery Mine, hidden in the forest southwest of Cumberland, and the site of the forgotten town of Union,

May 13, 2011

From here, E&N trains hauled the coal wagons to Oyster Harbour and the first ship was loaded with coal in December 1899.

May 13, 2011

The base case assumes contracted highway trucks are used transport the coal to Port Alberni,

May 13, 2011

A new vein of coal had been discovered by drillers in the slope of the new shaft at Nanaimo River.

February 21, 2011

"It's a question of how far we go with the spur line,"

November 5, 2010

The first white child born in Nanaimo, his parents' favoured son, he killed himself with drink.

October 22, 2010

then rail should be used to move the coal.

October 17, 2010

When the coal seam at the South Wellington colliery was depleted, James Dunsmuir opened a new mine

September 15, 2010

Raven Coal Project Public Comments

September 2, 2010

For Immediate Release

August 31, 2010


                         CEAA releases Raven Project public comments


Public comments to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) were released to the Raven Underground Coal Project today, following a request by the …

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support the idea of rebuilding the Vancouver Island rail system to heavy freight grade to carry coal,

July 27, 2010

up to 22,000 rail cars worth of freight each year.

July 23, 2010

Hauling coal would put struggling railway on solid financial footing

June 20, 2010

Vancouver Island's struggling railway would be given new life if coal from a proposed mine near Fanny Bay

June 19, 2010

a mill town. But with an aging rail infrastructure needing more traffic,

April 22, 2010

April 23rd 2010

Coal = jobs: McRae

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