Thursday 20th Sep, 2018

Inland Rail risks being a ‘white elephant’, warns Shipping Australia

GOVERNMENTS must get the port connections right for the $8.4bn Inland Rail project to be successful, industry group Shipping Australia…
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Upgrade for major freight arterial set to start

AN “EAGERLY awaited makeover” of the Warrego Highway at Dalby, southern Queensland, is set to get underway this week, focusing…
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Logistics Council publishes freight priorities

INDUSTRY body the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has released Freight Doesn’t Vote, a final submission to the Inquiry into National…
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New appointment to Aurecon

ENGINEERING and infrastructure advisory Aurecon has appointed Ben Stapleton as its managing director, infrastructure. According to Aurecon, the appointment reflects…
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Changing of the guard at Infrastructure Australia

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia has a new chair after the Commonwealth government appointed Julieanne Alroe to replace Mark Birrell who is retiring….
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Port of Melborurne Corporation CEO, Brendan Bourke. Photo: David Sexton

Rail exercises mind of Melbourne boss

PORT of Melbourne chief executive Brendan Bourke says he’s excited at the prospects of getting more freight onto rail. Mr…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Western Australia

Cause for optimism out west, says WA economist

Work underway on Stage 2 of the Murray Basin Rail Project

WORK is underway on the second stage of the $440m Murray Basin Rail Project. The Project aims to upgrade and…
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