Creating local
fuel supply.
Johnstown.

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Our new rail-to-road fuel terminal provides local supply security and reduces long distance truck traffic.

Benefits:

Investing in the
existing
rail yard
at Johnstown

The terminal will be situated within the CREWS Johnstown rail yard and trucks will enter via Kings Street East.

Tanks:

  • Railcars are used for storage to minimise tank requirements
  • Project will include 4 above ground tanks, with total capacity of 750,000 each
  • This will provide 3,000m3 of fixed capacity
    in total across all tanks

Operator:

  • Terminal will be operated by CREWS with 24/7 truck loading capability

Products:

  • Conventional gasoline (CBOB)
  • Gasoline blended with ethanol (E10)
  • Premium gasoline (PUL)
  • Diesel (ULSD)
  • Ethanol (E100)

Product supply:

  • The terminal will bring products by rail from Quebec,
    the US Mid Continent and Western Canada to meet
    local demand.

Who’s involved
in Johnstown

Greenergy

Greenergy entered the Canadian market in 2013, with a focus on providing a low-cost and reliable fuel supply.

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CREWS

Canadian Rail Equipment Work & Services Inc (CREWS) provides rail car storage and switching services throughout Ontario. Since acquiring the Johnstown rail yard in early 2016, CREWS has expanded operations in Johnstown and has partnered to invest in reliable rail fuel hub.

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Kinley

Kinley Construction is a North American recognized General Contractor with a focused knowledge and working experience in the mechanical fuelling industry.

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Keep up
to date

All permits have been obtained, with construction due to start in Summer 2018.

We will be attending the Business Showcase & Expo at Cardinal Ingredion Centre on June 8th & 9th, 2018. Please stop by and say hello.

Please check back for further updates.

FAQs

What are the local benefits to this project?

This project will create additional local jobs, provide fuel supply reliability in the area and reduce the amount of trucks that need to travel on the 401 to supply Johnstown and surrounding areas.

How many local jobs will this create?

Kinley Construction will be hiring local labour and subcontractors to perform the construction work. The work will require 4-8 full time employees over the coming months.
CREWS, facility owner and operator, will also be hiring 10 additional personnel. Please visit the CREWS website regarding announcements, available positions and contact information to send along your resume.  

Will this help bring cheaper gas to the area?

The project will reduce journey distances and cut haulage costs.  Greenergy will therefore be able to offer competitive pricing to local retailers.

What will the hours of construction be?

Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm with Saturday work as required.

What are the operating hours of the facility?

When the facility is fully open, it will operate 24/7 with full time local staff on-site at all times.

Will local traffic be impacted?

Owners and contractors will manage construction traffic at site entrance points. Upon project completion, CREWS will direct all truck traffic accordingly from site entrance, which will be located on County Road 2. We have also engaged with the Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal council committee to discuss the project along with our projected traffic in the area. 

Will the site be secured?

The facility will be fully secured. It will be enclosed with a security fence, monitored via CCTV and will have local staff on-site at all times.

What measures have been put in place to prevent spills or environmental impact?

The site will be designed to meet or exceed all provincial and federal requirements related to spill prevention.  Specifically the site has been designed with safeguards to prevent spills and leaks, and includes automated controls and integration system.

Is there a fire suppression plan?

A full fire suppression plan will be implemented. Local fire personnel will be involved in its design and implementation. 

Will there be any odors?

 No. Any odors will be managed and controlled through a tried and tested vapor management system. The Ministry of Environment will be engaged in the planning and implementation of the system.

 

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thoughts

We want to hear from you.

If you have any questions or comments, please email us at the below address.

Johnstownconsultation@greenergy.com

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