Friday 20th Apr, 2018
Photo: Jim Wilson

MUA calls of Botany strike after Fair Work order

The Maritime Union of Australia has withdrawn notice of a seven-day strike it was threatening to conduct at Patrick’s Port…
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Revitalising Newcastle. Photo: Revitalising Newcastle

“Adversarial approach” no good for big infrastructure: Aecom risk boss

Aecom’s global chief risk officer feels the NSW and Victorian governments have grown too fond of lumping their private sector…
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Richard Wankmuller, CEO of Inland Rail. Photo: ARTC

Inland Rail CEO named

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has named Richard Wankmuller the new chief executive officer of the $10 billion Inland Rail…
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Atlas has worked out better deals with its contractors. Photo: James Lauritz.

Atlas, MinRes to join forces, combat iron ore squeeze

Iron ore juniors Mineral Resources and Atlas Iron have announced a merger deal, as a wider discount on lower-grade iron…
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Aurizon train on Queensland Rain Network. Photo: Aurizon

Miners slam Aurizon, call for transparency

Miners have called for measures to ensure capacity is maximised on the Central Queensland Coal Network, after operator Aurizon said…
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Photo: Patrick

ACCC’s Sims questions stevedores for extra charges

Competition czar Rod Sims has suggested the market regulator will address recent spikes in the price of container movements through…
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New wagons delivered to Aurizon

Bulk operator Aurizon says the arrival of a new batch of wagons at the Port of Newcastle represents the continuing…
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A nickel ore ship at Townsville, where (inset) Clive Palmer's Yabulu refinery processes it. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime. (Inset: Creative Commons / Benjamin J Macdonald)

Palmer battle sticking with CITIC

Chinese miner CITIC has said its ongoing royalty battle with Clive Palmer continues to threaten the viability of its Sino…
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