Friday 19th Jan, 2018
Photo: Chris Mackey

Port of Townsville busy with trade in first half of this FY

HALFWAY through the 2017/18 financial year, Port of Townsville Limited (POTL) has reported solid trade results for its two ports….
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Photo: Jim Wilson & Hema Maps

Emergency dredging at Bundaberg begins

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation is carrying out emergency maintenance dredging works at the Port of Bundaberg starting today (January 19). Sediment…
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Date set for start of Debbie damage repairs at Mackay

CONTRACTS to repair cyclone damage at the Port of Mackay on the Southern Breakwater at the Port of Mackay have…
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Climate impacts grain crop

TOUGH climate conditions in grain-growing areas have contributed to the gross value of farm production being tipped to fall 7%…
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Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG continue deal

KUEHNE + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG are to remain an official logistics service provider to Germany’s largest trade fair…
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Photo: Fremantle Ports

Container trade through Fremantle keeping busy

FREMANTLE Ports saw a busy month in December, with near-record numbers of containerised cargo crossing the wharf in the last…
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Photo: Australian Federal Police

Tonne of cocaine concealed in container

A CONTAINER of pre-fabricated steel was used to conceal the second-largest cocaine consignment recorded in Australia. An Australian Federal Police-led…
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Photo: Ian Ackerman

Unions rally in Sydney for Fijian aviation workers

UNION members and supporters (and a few journos) gathered on the steps of the building that houses the Fiji Consulate…
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Agriculture minister David Little (centre) pictured here with GrainCorp Group general manager (grains) Klaus Pamminger (left) and general operations, Nigel Lotz. Photo: GrainCorp

Ag minister visits Geelong

A SHIPMENT of barley bound for China greeted new agriculture minister David Littleproud during his recent visit to the GrainCorp…
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