Saturday 20th Jan, 2018
Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

GrainCorp in push to privatise CBH

GrainCorp will back the proposed transition of co-operative grain handling business CBH to a commercial structure, and a subsequent listing on…
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Prasad Srinivasamurthy, head of Brambles’ new Silicon Valley digital offshoot.

Brambles eyes smart pallets with opening of Silicon Valley office

Keeping track of the location and condition of its 250 million pallets is a monumental challenge for Brambles. Its opening…
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Pacific National container at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Qube, Brookfield in talks for joint Asciano bid

In a new twist to the saga of a prospective foreign acquisition of Australian ports and rail heavyweight Asciano, competing parties Qube and…
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Aurizon is feeling the force of struggling coal and iron ore markets. Photo: RailGallery

Mining fears drag Aurizon down after $108m loss

Aurizon slipped to its lowest share price since September 2012 on Monday, after chief executive Lance Hockridge revealed more than…
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Asciano chief executive John Mullen. Photo: Greg Dickins

Asciano makes $88m switch from Brookfield to Qube

Australian port and rail giant Asciano will pay an $88 million break fee to back out of a takeover bid…
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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)

Long-term losses challenge Queensland Nickel recovery

Any party looking to revive Clive Palmer’s embattled refinery business Queensland Nickel will have to eat cash losses until at…
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Photo: Qube

Frustrated Brookfield preparing all-cash bid

Brookfield looks to be readying a higher, all-cash offer for Australian port and rail firm Asciano, after takeover rival Qube…
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Black-throated finch. Photo: Creative Commons / Chris Williamson

Adani mine reapproved after Land Court recommendations

The Queensland Government has added nine conditions to the environmental approval of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mega-mine, after its initial approval…
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