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Metals & Minerals

CN has you covered from A to Z…aluminum to zinc and let’s not forget about frac sands, iron ore, copper and lead. We know that metals and minerals are your business, and it’s a key piece of ours. So it is a priority for us to help you succeed and grow.

Strong transportation services!

CN serves customers that are leaders in all areas of the metal and mineral sector. CN`s far reaching rail service and its transload and port facilities have made the Company a strong ally for you transportation needs.

Our Competitive Advantage

On-deck loading trays

We can help you move heavy goods like steel, thanks to our unique and innovative mobile transportation trays that let you load up to 50,000 lbs in containers in less than one minute!

Extended Reach

We offer you access to our unique three-coast network to get your import materials to key industrial markets in Canada and the U.S, or superior reach into the Canadian Oil Sands in Alberta and to the Natural Gas play of Northeastern British Columbia.


Adaptable shipping solutions

We have the reach, the equipment and the knowledge to get your traffic safely to destination in record time.

Intermodal services

Benefit from low costs that rail can provide for the long haul and get access to a wider range of destinations by using our intermodal service which can carry your goods by train and by trucks.

Fiberglass covers

CN can provide you with fiberglass gondola covers to protect your goods against Mother Nature.

Reload/distribution centers

CN’s network has access to metal reload facilities and distribution centers across the continent.

Equipment & Innovation

Get the right fit for your product

CN owns and operates the largest equipment fleet in Canada. We have the quantity and variety of equipment you need to meet your transportation requirements for safe, damage-free shipping!

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Pricing and Tariffs

Ready to ship?

The first step towards getting your goods to destination is getting a price.

Contact Our Expert

Bruno Demers
Director of Marketing


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