Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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Infrastructure boosts Vic economy, says Treasurer Tim

SPENDING on infrastructure has contributed to what the Victorian government says was “four solid quarters” of economic activity during 2016-17….
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PIL exec sees recovery signs

GREEN shoots are beginning to appear in the world of global container shipping, PIL deputy chairman Peter Chang believes. Mr…
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Nomination call for Australian shipping’s night of nights

THE call is out for nominations ahead of the 22nd annual Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held…
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Bollard installation at Melbourne

WORK is underway on the installation of new bollards at Swanson Dock East and West, with a view to easing…
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Regulator in the firing line over DPWA’s Freo surcharge

A NEW infrastructure surcharge imposed on users of the DPWA facility at Fremantle highlights the competition regulator’s inadequacies, an industry…
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Protests outside Abbot Point Coal Terminal

PROTESTORS have voiced their opposition to Adani and the Carmichael coal mine project, with a demonstration outside Abbot Point Coal…
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Challenge to accommodate larger ships at Melbourne

PORT of Melbourne chief executive, Brendan Bourke, has acknowledged shipping lines are already looking to bring bigger container ships to…
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DPWA announces Fremantle surcharge

COUNCIL rates and high land taxes and rents have been blamed for DP World Australia’s decision to impose an infrastructure…
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Boost Melbourne port rail task, says Greens Senator

GREENS transport and infrastructure spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, has called for an increase in railed freight as a proportion of…
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