Sunday 21st Jan, 2018
Aurizon, Lance Hockridge - Photo Aurizon

Hockridge in war of words with green group

Aurizon boss Lance Hockridge has drawn criticism from sustainable energy group IEEFA after he suggested Australia’s coal exports to India…
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Qube train. Photo: Qube

Bidding war looms over Asciano

Qube has announced a formal takeover plan for Asciano. Asciano, which owns rail business Pacific National, confirmed the news on…
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Iron ore train - credit BHP Billiton

Fall in Australian iron ore exports to China

Iron ore exports to China from Port Hedland in WA dropped in October versus a year earlier, the second such drop…
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An iron ore vessel at East Arm Wharf. Photo: Port of Darwin

$5 billion infrastructure fund for Northern Australia

Resources, energy and Northern Australia minister Josh Frydenberg has announced a $5 billion fund for infrastructure in the nation’s north….
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Pacific National - Credit Asciano

Asciano’s Brookfield merger vote to be delayed

An Asciano shareholder vote to approve the Brookfield takeover bid is set to be deferred. Shareholders were to vote on…
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Proposed Burnie container terminal. Artist's Impression: DP World

Plans for new Tasmanian container terminal

A brand new container terminal incorporating rail access is on the cards for Burnie in northern Tasmania, with stevedore DP…
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Qube container. Photo: Qube

ACCC to probe Qube’s Asciano play, too

Australia’s competition watchdog says it will monitor transport and logistics firm Qube’s surprise takeover manoeuvre for Pacific National owner Asciano….
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Warren Truss. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Technical services tender open for Inland Rail

The release of a major technical advisory tender is a major momentum gathering moment for the Inland Rail project, deputy…
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