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Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto

July 29, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – The Canada Energy Regulator is fining Trans-Northern Pipelines $40,000 for an incident near a commuter train line in Greater Toronto that resulted in damage to a pipeline transporting gasoline. It says the incident near Oakville could potentially have

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Blockade trips up Canada’s biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure

February 21, 2020 Christopher Reynolds - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – A rail blockade in eastern Ontario has led to backlogs at Canada’s three biggest ports, prompting some shippers to take their business elsewhere as cargo piles up and dockworkers’ paycheques shrink. The protest along Canadian National Railway tracks

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This little piggie caused a $24-million subrogated claim

April 16, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

A $24.3-million lawsuit by an oil and gas company against a contractor over an accident that spilled 60 cubic metres of oil is one of Canada’s largest-ever subrogated claims, a lawyer for the plaintiff says. In ISH Energy Ltd v

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Pennsylvania flooding ruptures pipeline, washes out bridge

October 24, 2016 Megan Trimble And Mark Scolforo - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday. But authorities