Tuesday 25th Apr, 2017
Aurizon coal train. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon to help cyclone-affected communities

Aurizon has announced it is opening a “one-off” special round of their Community Giving Fund to help Queensland communities impacted…
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ARA chief executive Danny Broad at AusRAIL 2016. Photo: Informa Australia

Rail forum calls for injection of youth in time of ‘unprecedented expansion’

A recent forum held by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) sought to highlight the importance of young professionals in the…
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Carmichael coal map. Photo: Shutterstock / Graphic: Adani

Debate flares over $1bn loan for Adani rail line

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he has spoken with Adani chairman Guatan Adani about the company’s plans to apply for…
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Photo: Shutterstock

Dar Group buys more of WorleyParsons

Shares in engineering firm WorleyParsons have jumped more than 6% in the past week, after Dubai-based Dar Group reportedly bought…
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Rio Tinto train - Photo Rio Tinto

Court battle looms in Rio tax debate

Rio Tinto has published the details of the $4 billion it paid in taxes and royalties in 2016, and says…
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Train carrying iron ore through the Pilbara in Western Australia, run by Rio Tintos Pilbara Iron. Photo: Rio Tinto

Chinese stockpiles put dent in iron ore price

Iron ore has now entered what investors call a “bear market”, with the spot price dipping below US$75 a tonne…
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Melbourne first skyrail column being installed. Photo: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Making sense of the global infrastructure turn

COMMENT: The trillions of dollars spent on infrastructure demands democratic transparency and accountability. This applies to both the investment and…
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Photo: Sharon Bird MP

Report cites ‘cabinet direction’ against rail in NSW

A new report from Fairfax has suggested Transport for NSW is being driven to prioritise toll road projects over public…
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