Shoot - A concentration of mineral values that part of a vein or zone carrying values of ore grade Short selling - The borrowing of stock from a broker in order to sell it in the hope that it may be purchased at a lower price later on Short ton - 2 000 lbs avoirdupois Ashland has an excellent harbour has large iron-ore and coal docks and is the principal port for the shipment of iron ore from the rich Gogebec Range the annual ore shipment approximating 3 500 000 tons valued at $12 000 000 and it has also an extensive export trade in lumber

How much coal in tons can a railroad car hold?

Most coal cars used currently are the Aluminum rotary dump style The actual amount of coal loaded into the car varies but will be somewhere in the neighborhood of 200 000 lbs or 100 tons The actual weight of each car varies simply because the s

CONSOL had been supplying Mount Storm by conveyor from their nearby Grant County mine at the rate of two million-tons- per-year and a cost of $32 96 per ton while Mettiki supplied the power plant with 1 3 million tons by rail last year at a co st of $33 30 per ton

Cost of Sand Per Ton Price of sand ranges from $5 to $30 per ton depending on the type Natural sand will typically cost less than specialty sand Screened sand costs about $15 to $20 per cubic yard and is suitable as a base for paving projects like driveways You can also use sand for sandboxes and hardscaping

Rail transport or train transport is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails which are located on tracks In contrast to road transport where vehicles run on a prepared flat surface rail vehicles (rolling stock) are directionally guided by the tracks on which they run Tracks usually consist of steel rails installed on ties (sleepers) set in ballast

Bulk Carriers: As their name implies these vessels mainly carry bulk cargoes (like coal iron ore grains minerals etc) while it is not uncommon general cargoes (e g bagged cargoes and steels) to be loaded also in bulk carriers of smaller size These vessels are single-deckers and they are not able to load containers Their hatches have very large openings so as the vessel to be

Calculation of Voyage Costs

The Capesize ore carrier Pedro T has been chartered to move iron ore from Saldanha Bay to Rotterdam Her details are as follows : Her charter is for three laden trips (and therefore 2 ballast back-haul voyages) between Saldanha Bay and Rotterdam The daily charter rate is $19500 She will use 62 tons of heavy fuel oil a day when at sea or at

FREIGHT RATES AND MARITIME TRANSPORT COSTS As in 2015 the shipping industry faced continued average about 15 per cent of the value of its imports on international transport and insurance Smaller and key factors that underpin the persistent transport cost burden in many developing countries

Mar 27 2020This quarter can't end soon enough for dry bulk the largest freight market in the world by cargo volume Rates for Capesizes — bulkers of around 180 000 deadweight tons (DWT) that carry iron ore and coal — have wallowed disastrously in the $2 500-$5 000-per-day range since January This will be the second-worst quarter ever for Capes after the first quarter of 2016

Chinamax Chinamax ships are very large bulk carrier which can't be longer than 360m (1 180 ft) wider than 65 m (213 ft) and her draft can't be more than 24 m (79 ft) The deadweight tonnage of these vessels is 380 000–400 000 DWT Ship's maximum measurements are defined by the Chinamax standars allowing ports to determine whether they can accommodate ships in this

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Often referred to as FMG) is an Australian iron ore company Fortescue is the fourth largest iron ore producer in the world after BHP Billiton Rio Tinto and Vale The company has holdings of more than 87 000 km 2 in the Pilbara region of Western Australia making it the largest tenement holder in the state larger than both BHP Billiton and

Cost of Sand Per Ton Price of sand ranges from $5 to $30 per ton depending on the type Natural sand will typically cost less than specialty sand Screened sand costs about $15 to $20 per cubic yard and is suitable as a base for paving projects like driveways You can also use sand for sandboxes and hardscaping

FREIGHT RATES AND MARITIME TRANSPORT COSTS As in 2015 the shipping industry faced continued average about 15 per cent of the value of its imports on international transport and insurance Smaller and key factors that underpin the persistent transport cost burden in many developing countries

I can't find any big average numbers for the cost of shipping freight one ton-mile by water versus one ton-mile by rail or semi-tractor trailer Can anybody help? If there aren't any figures averaged over the whole universe of freight how about the cost of shipping a ton of crude oil in a tanker car or a tanker truck versus shipping in a Very

22 Iron and The Old Stone Furnaces of Western Pennsylvania

Apr 20 2014With local wood and ore supplies dwindling the cost of transporting local raw materials is constantly rising after 1856 other furnaces also began using the Lake Superior ore Change is inevitable from cold blast to hot blast from water wheel to steam power from wood charcoal to anthracite coal coke to bituminous coal coke from local iron

Economics of Electric Traction to Transport Coal on Richards Bay Line J B QUAIL In 1975 South African Railways completed a new railway line between coal fields in the Eastern Transvaal and Richards Bay Harbour for the export of coal In 1978 this line was electrified by using a 25-kV 50-Hz alternating current system

movements of iron ore at low tariffs and a Government policy which directly subsidizes part of the cost of infrastructure for freight) has the lowest adjusted freight rates followed by the US and Canada: these are the only countries at or below the PPP$ 02 level for freight tariffs Nine other countries have tariffs below the PPP$ 03 level

The main advantage of maritime transportation is obviously its economies of scale making it the cheapest per unit of all transport modes which fits well for heavy industrial activities On the other hand maritime transportation has one of the highest entry costs in the transport sector Typically a ship has an economic life between 15 and

TOTAL ANNUAL COSTS DIVIDED BY ANNUAL MILES = TRUCKING COST PER MILE $132 210 DIVIDED BY 120 000 = $1 101 PER MILE This example used total annual figures to calculate your operating trucking cost per mile However use the formula the same way if you wish to determine the costing for A quarterly report Is Your Owner Operator Business Profitable?