Friday 22nd Jun, 2018
Pacific National crane at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC sheds light on Brookfield’s proposed undertakings

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has kicked off market consultation on the revised undertakings offered by the Brookfield consortium…
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Ship loading iron ore at Port Hedland. Photo: Fortescue Metals Group

Iron ore miners stifled by free market mechanics

With the majors holding a bigger slice of the market than ever, and prices at ten-year lows, the iron ore…
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Abbot Point in Queensland will be the export site for the proposed mine.

Boost for Adani mine in Qld Land Court

A Queensland court has recommended the state approve Indian giant Adani’s proposed $16.5bn Carmichael coal mine, rejecting claims by environmental…
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Pacific National crane at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Qatar fund keen on Asciano, too

The race for Australian logistics firm Asciano has gained a new player, with the US$250bn sovereign wealth fund of Qatar…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

GrainCorp to spend $30m on Canadian JV

Agribusiness GrainCorp has established a joint venture with Japan’s Zen-Noh Grain to operate grain receival sites in Canada. The 50/50…
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Wind farm

Renewable transition could cause SA power price spike

South Australian premier Jay Weatherill says ‘transitional issues’ are to blame for a doubling of power prices in the state….
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Asciano CEO John Mullen and Brookfield Infrastructure CEO Sam Pollock shaking hands earlier this year over the proposed acquisition. Photo: Danielle Shaw

Brookfield to reason with competition authority

Aspiring Asciano bidder Brookfield Infrastructure will approach the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with a fresh set of compromises, in…
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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)

Queensland’s response to Palmer’s “late” handout plea

State treasurer Curtis Pitt says the state will need access to the books of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel business before…
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