Tuesday 9th Feb, 2016
Pacific National crane at Chullora NSW. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Frustrated Brookfield preparing all-cash bid

Brookfield looks to be readying a higher, all-cash offer for Australian port and rail firm Asciano, after takeover rival Qube…
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Noble Park crossing, elevated railway. Graphic: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Allan spruiks new elevated rail plan

VIDEO: Victorian public transport minister Jacinta Allan says the newly-released plan to elevate sections of the rail corridor on Melbourne’s…
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Rail track. Photo: Shutterstock

Albo needles Truss on Inland Rail spending

Shadow infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese has criticised what he says is a lack of spending on the proposed Inland Rail…
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Qube train. Photo: Qube

Asciano Board shifts, favours Qube’s bid

In a shock-turnabout, the Board of Asciano have declared that the updated bid by the Qube Consortium is superior to…
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Last section of track laid on ETTT project

The last section of track has been laid for the Epping to Thornleigh Third Track (ETTT) project, in what Warren…
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Pacific National container. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC pushes back Asciano takeover rulings

Regulator the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has set a new, later decision date of March 24 for its verdict…
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Parsons Brinkerhoff new hires. Photo: WSP|Parsons Brinkerhoff / WestNet Rail

Parsons Brinkerhoff adds to transport group

Engineering firm WSP|Parsons Brinkerhoff has recently added three senior leaders to its transport team. The company said this week it…
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Roy Hill train. Photo: Roy Hill

Production coming online at Roy Hill

Pilbara iron ore miner Roy Hill has reported the third shipment from its new export facility at Port Hedland. After…
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Hobart from the air. Photo: Creative Commons / JJ Harrison

ARA welcomes Hobart light rail corridor move

Australasian Railway Association boss Danny Broad says the Tasmanian Government’s decision to preserve a corridor between Hobart and Granton for…
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