Thursday 22nd Feb, 2018
Donald Trump. Photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore

BlueScope, Rio sweating over Trump steel crackdown

Australian steel and aluminium producers are keeping a close eye on the Trump Administration’s looming decision over foreign steel and…
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Port Hedland. Credit: Southern Cross Maritime

Tug of war: BHP could face Port Hedland battle

Tugboat crews are reportedly preparing a new campaign against BHP over wages and conditions at Port Hedland, almost four years…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon angers miners with maintenance cutbacks

Miners are unhappy with Aurizon after it said maintenance cutbacks will cut 20 million tonnes of annual capacity on Central Queensland’s coal railways. The rail…
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Aurizon train on Queensland Rain Network. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon cancels bid for Galilee Basin rail funds

Freight rail operator Aurizon has announced that it is withdrawing its application for federal funding to build a rail corridor…
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Container stradler at Patrick Brisbane. Photo: Jim Wilson

Patrick upping truck fees at major terminals

Stevedore Patrick has angered the trucking industry with fee increases across all four of its major Australian container terminals, and…
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Aurizon is feeling the force of struggling coal and iron ore markets. Photo: RailGallery

Harding to hear investors’ growth concerns

Investors are set to question rail operator Aurizon’s growth options at the company’s half-year results presentation, after key iron ore…
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Bauxite in Queensland. Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio nearing major bulk handling contracts for Amrun

Rio is reportedly developing its $2.4 billion Amrun bauxite project near Weipa with the potential to more than double in…
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Sanjeev Gupta. Photo: Liberty House

Two iron ore mines, electric car plant on horizon for Gupta

British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta has continued to blaze a trail in South Australia, with plans announced for two new iron…
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