Friday 22nd Jun, 2018
Sugar is bouncing back from a long-term price low. Photo: Shutterstock

Sugar price rebounds from five-year low

The price of sugar is up nearly 10 US cents a pound so far in October, with experts predicting a…
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Bundaberg, Queensland. Photo: Hema Maps / Jim Wilson

Queensland contemplates a Port of Bundaberg expansion

Queensland is looking at increasing the Port of Bundaberg’s commodity base to include minerals, and boosting throughput from an average…
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Awards night is not to be missed. Photo: Greg Dickins

Finalists announced for Australian Bulk Handling Awards 2015

The esteemed finalists for the 2015 Australian Bulk Handling Awards – the Bulkies – have been announced. Hosted by the…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

GrainCorp shortens payment terms to attract growers

Facing a tough harvest and increasing competition from international players, Australian agribusiness GrainCorp has looked to boost its appeal to…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

Glencore to sell agricultural assets in debt move

Glencore looks set to sell a minority stake in its agricultural business, which owns roughly 30,000 hectares of farmland across NSW,…
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Sugar exports to the US are set to go up. Photo: Shutterstock

TPP deal a boon for Australian agribusinesses

Australia’s sugar industry has welcomed the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, but has expressed concern the US…
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Kason’s Centri-Sifter Pneumati-Sifter centrifugal separator.

Kason buys Kek-Gardner

Kason Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, has acquired Kek-Gardner, a UK-based manufacturer of…
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Glencore’s market rollercoaster

Concerns over Glencore’s $71 billion debt pile have wreaked havoc on the commodities multinational’s share price, and the wider global…
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