Tuesday 22nd Aug, 2017
Brookfield rail. Photo: Creative Commons / Gnangarra

Grain bodies urge ACCC to block Asciano sale

Brookfield’s proposed takeover of ASX-listed logistics and infrastructure firm Asciano will hurt the competitiveness of WA’s grain industry, according to…
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Port of Brisbane grain terminal. Photo: Port of Brisbane

All’s fair for Brisbane grain exports, commission says

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is preparing to exempt two major Port of Brisbane grain terminals from key portions…
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Joe Hockey - Public domain

Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

Fortescue spruiks assets as profit slumps

A year of declining commodities prices have led many to question the future viability of Australia’s third player in iron…
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Pacific National at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Brookfield to acquire Asciano after raising bid

The Bermuda-based group which owns WA’s Brookfield Rail has agreed to terms with Pacific National owner Asciano, and will acquire…
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Pacific National class 92 locomotives hauling a coal train over a rail bridge crossing the Hunter River at Singleton, NSW. Photo: Creative Commons / Bluedawe.

Cost cutting pays off for bulk rail operators

Aurizon and Pacific National, Australia’s two largest bulk rail businesses, both substantially increased earnings in 2014/15, despite drops in revenue….
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Tianjin car. Photo: Public domain

Tianjin explosion could be a turning point in China’s corruption crackdown

The massive explosion that tore through the port of Tianjin on August 12 has had a profound effect on the…
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The second generation of Flinders’ Container Spreader Guidance Apparatus (CGA).

Flinders mulls dust management spin-off

In conversation with ABHR, Andrew Pellizzari, general manager of Flinders Logistics is optimistic about the company’s prospects, as it adds…
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