Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Coal ships loading at PWCS. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime LARGE

Concern over China’s stricter coal testing

Businessman and federal MP Clive Palmer says Australia needs to take action over a move by China to heighten the…
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Asciano deal triggers privatisation talks

The chairmen of Australia’s two biggest container ports have both gone on record this week, suggesting Brookfield’s $9bn bid for…
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Asciano fields takeover bid

Patrick ports and Pacific National rail haul parent Asciano has confirmed press rumours of a takeover bid. The Australian Financial…
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Port of Darwin bidders mull bid documents

According to the AFR’s StreetTalk column, potential bidders for the Port of Darwin have been absorbing the contents of a…
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Tough conditions for Qube’s ports and bulk division

A little of the gloss came off market darling Qube last week when the logistics business announced tough trading conditions…
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Aurizon’s new chair faces difficult Pilbara decision

Tim Poole, who succeeds John Prescott as chairman of rail giant Aurizon in September, faces a major decision on whether…
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Rail technology roadmaps: a Canadian perspective

The recent Rail Technology Workshop saw senior rail executives come together to kick-start the development of a technology strategy and…
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Bligh tells Waratah Coal alternative needed to Shoalwater Bay

Waratah Coal was left exposed politically today as Queensland premier Anna Bligh effectively backed federal environment minister Peter Garrett’s rejection…
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