Monday 28th May, 2018
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$7.3m training centre opened at UoW

Federal education and training minister Simon Birmingham has officially launched the University of Wollongong’s new rail training centre. ITTC Rail…
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Pacific National launches new train driver program

Pacific National has launched a new program to train freight train drivers, with the first 25 recruits from regional Queensland…
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Queensland vows $45bn to infrastructure over 4 years

The upcoming state budget in Queensland will include $45 billion in infrastructure spending over the next four years, premier Annastacia…
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Julia Creek first freight train. Photo: Queensland Rail

Council targeting end of year for national freight strategy

A better-integrated national freight network facilitated by coordinated investment will help meet the needs of Australian businesses and households, under…
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Bob Herbert, chairman of ARA. Photo: ARA / Shutterstock

Herbert to push for national drug and alcohol framework

The Australasian Railway Association is pushing for better management of the risks of drug and alcohol use in Australia’s rail…
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Container ships at East Swanson Dock, Patrick terminal. Photo: David Sexton

Logistics sector questions new import tax

The Australasian Railway Association has joined forces with key logistics and shipping bodies to question the Turnbull Government’s proposed Biosecurity…
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BHP’s Mackenzie vows to give shareholders slice of new cash flow

A 15% reduction in unit costs and the development of several high-return capacity projects over the past two years has…
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A GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

Take-or-pay deals could challenge GrainCorp

GrainCorp managing director and chief executive officer Mark Palmquist has warned a dry 2018/19 season could result in poor grain…
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