Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Martin Dummigan, new managing director of mobile conveying specialist, Terex.

New managing director for Telestack

Mobile conveying specialist Telestack has appointed Martin Dummigan, formerly at Terex, as its new UK-based managing director. In his previous…
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Laing O'Rourke works across a number of Australian sectors including rail. It worked on BHP's RGP5 Railway in the Pilbara, pictured here. Photo: Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke’s Australian business up for grabs

Unsolicited bids from multiple parties have led UK-based engineering and construction firm Laing O’Rourke to put its Australian business on…
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Svitzer provide tug services in a number of Australian ports. Photo: Svitzer

Tug strikes hit bulk ports

Tug boat engineers have taken strike action across a range of ports along the Australian coastline after the union representing…
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Photo: Dairy Australia

Fonterra to grow Victorian business

New Zealand-based dairy business Fonterra will invest $120 million in its cheese manufacturing facility in regional Victoria, creating 30 more…
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Fluor's Sibur Polymer & Polypropylene Production Complex. Photo: Fluor

Fluor buys Stork

Engineering company Fluor has acquired Netherland’s-based manufacturing and service provider Stork B.V. for €695 million (A$1.05 billion). The New York-listed…
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Patrick is a subsidiary of ASX-listed Asciano. Photo: Patrick

Union preparing strike measures against Asciano

The Maritime Union of Australia has lodged an application to the Fair Work Commission to ballot Patrick stevedore workers over…
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The NSW Planning Assessment Commission found the land use needs of the horse studs and the mine were not compatible. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Horse studs doom Anglo’s Drayton mine

500 jobs will go at Anglo American’s Drayton coal mine after the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) rejected a plan…
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A pair of tailings dams at the Samarco mine breached last week and caused a major mudslide in the Bento Rodrigues community below. Photo: Google

BHP checking dams as Brazil alleges negligence

BHP Billiton is reportedly checking tailings dams across its operations in the wake of the disaster last week at its…
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