Friday 15th Dec, 2017
Julia Creek first freight train. Photo: Queensland Rail

QLD Inland Rail consultation committees to meet this week

Regional committees established for consultation work on the Inland Rail project’s greenfield sections in Queensland will meet for the first…
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Photo: South Australian Government

SA aims for 50mtpa magnetite mining, processing sector

South Australia would mine and process 50 million tonnes of magnetite products a year under a 15-year plan released by…
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Aurizon coal wagons. Photo: Aurizon

BHP looking to boost coking coal output

As the price of coking coal reaches a seven-month high of around US$236 a tonne, BHP is studying its options…
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Liddell Power Station. Photo: Public Domain

AGL to defy Turnbull, close Liddell

AGL Energy will close its Liddell coal plant by 2022, and has outlined plans to build gas and renewable energy…
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Steel rails leaving Arrium facility at Whyalla. Photo: Arrium

Liberty OneSteel at Whyalla gets contract for first Inland Rail section

Progress continues for the Inland Rail project, with Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks receiving the contract to supply steel for the…
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Photo: Arc Infrastructure

Flood-damaged Newdegate rail line repaired and reopened for freight

Grain freight movements have now resumed along the Newdegate line, after Arc Infrastructure recently completed its repair and restoration works…
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Photo: ARTC

Draft ports and freight strategy highlights Inland Rail’s role

The NSW government has released a draft plan outlining the key challenges and priorities to improve the efficiency of freight…
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Rio Tinto train - Photo Rio Tinto

Rio to spend big on rail productivity

Rio Tinto will spend $263 million to boost its rail capacity to 360 million tonnes, with iron ore boss Chris…
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