Wednesday 19th Dec, 2018

Eddington appointed chair of IPA

Sir Rod Eddington will be the next chair of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, after it was announced Adrian Kloeden will retire…
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Cormann, McCormack back Indigenous employment targets for Inland Rail

An Inland Rail Indigenous Participation Plan (IRIPP) is aimed at ensuring local communities share in employment opportunities granted by the…
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KiwiRail providing live data for GDP tracking platform

New Zealand operator KiwiRail says real-time reporting on freight volumes and movements will inform a live economic growth tracker being…
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Grain siloes at The Rock, New South Wales. Photo: Creative Commons / Golden Wattle

Growers concerned over market power in grain supply chain

Australia’s market watchdog has called for changes to regulation in the grain supply chain, after growers expressed concern over access…
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Broad steps down from frontbench

Andrew Broad, assistant to transport and infrastructure minister Michael McCormack, has resigned from the frontbench after a gossip magazine alleged…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Strikes planned for Aurizon coal workers

Strike action is planned for Aurizon’s Queensland coal systems over the next 11 days, after the Rail Tram and Bus…
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Ground broken on Inland Rail

Construction has officially begun on Inland Rail, with a formal ground breaking ceremony in Parkes on Thursday, December 13. Deputy…
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CERT looks to close skills gap with range of courses, locations

Offering courses in rail construction, rail infrastructure, operations, safety and compliance, Centre for Excellence in Rail Training aims to provide…
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