Monday 18th Jun, 2018
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Politicians ignoring expert advice to win elections

Infrastructure funding has too often been used to win over key election seats, instead of being put towards vital urban…
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Dozens evacuated as blaze engulfs PN loco

Engine failure on one of three Pacific National locomotives hauling a 750 metre freight train caused a fire which blocked…
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Mine approval brings rail, export project a step closer

The approval of mining leases for the multibillion-dollar Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin has angered…
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Strong interest expected in Port of Melbourne lease

An intriguing month lies ahead in the Port of Melbourne lease process, with the state government confirming an April 18 deadline…
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Glencore lays out rail sale proposal

Mining group Glencore has reportedly presented funds with a 30-year guarantee for its coal haulage as part of the sale…
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Brockman still keen for rail access despite Qube trucking deal

Brockman Mining plans to continue its efforts to move iron ore on Fortescue Metals Group’s Pilbara railway, despite agreeing with…
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Progress made on Murray Basin project

Port users are expected to be some of the major beneficiaries of a major rail project in Victoria. New sleepers…
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TrackSAFE joins fight for Government focus on suicide

COMMENT: Coming off the back of the new reports released from the ABS indicating suicide as the leading cause of…
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