We recently ran across an excellent article that highlights the environmental efficiency of rail that we’d like to share. The New Mexico Transloading blog reminds us of the basics we sometimes forget, that in addition to being more economical than long haul trucking, rail shipping uses less fuel and helps reduce greenhouse emissions. The Port […]
The Port of Montana was able to assist with the transload of pipe for the Helena MDT highway interchange project. The pipe was shipped to the Port of Montana, and then kept in outside storage until the project was underway. Once the project was ready to take delivery of the pipe, it was loaded onto […]
As part of ongoing equipment upgrades, the Port recently replaced its smallest forklift with a new Hyster 6000 pound forklift. This lift truck maneuvers well in tight spaces, making it ideal for loading and unloading truck vans. The Port maintains a variety of equipment for distribution from conveyor belt, front end loader and dump truck […]
The Port recently completed a transload project handling corrugated steel for a road construction project. The steel was railed to the Port in gondola cars and delivered via flatbed truck to the job site.
Butte-Silver Bow government is in the process of updating water distribution lines. They sent out an RFP for the materials which consist of 3000 pound sections of 36 inch diameter pipe. The lowest bidder utilized the Port to rail, transload and deliver the 36 foot pipe. Our customer was able to use this strategy to […]