Wednesday 14th Oct, 2015
Pacific National container at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC to announce Asciano decision Thursday

Australia’s competition watchdog is due to announce its decision on the controversial takeover proposal of Asciano by Brookfield on Thursday,…
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Cobar copper mine. Photo: CBH Resources

Glencore puts Cobar on the block

Glencore will close one of its Australian zinc operations, and will sell a key Australian copper mine, as part of…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

GrainCorp shortens payment terms to attract growers

Facing a tough harvest and increasing competition from international players, Australian agribusiness GrainCorp has looked to boost its appeal to…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

South-East Asia to bolster coal demand: Report

Coal demand from South-East Asia will expand at the fastest rate of all energy sources to 2040, a new report…
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Richards Bay coal terminal. Photo: Aurecon

South African coal terminal replaces old gear

South Africa’s main coal conduit, the Richards Bay Coal Terminal, is to replace 39-year old stackers, reclaimers, and shiploaders, while…
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Frank Soto is a passionate advocate of engineering localism.

Big risks in outsourcing engineering?

Australia is seeing major temptation in outsourcing engineering services to low labour cost countries. But the head of local engineering…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

Glencore to sell agricultural assets in debt move

Glencore looks set to sell a minority stake in its agricultural business, which owns roughly 30,000 hectares of farmland across NSW,…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Workers should get bonuses despite strikes: FWC

Mining companies should pay workers productivity allowances while they are on strike, according to a new decision from the Fair…
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Train on its way to WICET. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon could be biggest loser in WICET fallout

Aurizon says a dispute with the owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) over payments for the terminal’s rail…
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