Posts Tagged ‘black coal’

Hauling coal at the Bowen Rail Company

There is a new rail operator in Australia called the Bowen Rail Company, and they’re keeping quiet about two facts – the cargo they haul, and who their parent company is. But why? Bowen Rail Company photo Let’s take a look Off to the Bowen Rail Company website – “Queensland’s next-generation rail freight business”. Named […]

Backup generators and the 1982 New South Wales power crisis

In Australia power generation has become another front in the culture wars, as backers of coal fired power stations fight the growth of renewable solar and wind power, blaming them for any minor power outage. But back in 1980s New South Wales far worse power restrictions were put into place – and failed coal fired […]