Saturday 17th Nov, 2018
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Chester and Albo brawl over coastal shipping legislation

BIPARTISANSHIP over coastal shipping laws already has proven elusive, with the major parties trading political blows. Former infrastructure minister Anthony…
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Tassie government announces export program

A ‘MARKET Expansion Program’, aimed at encouraging Tasmanian exporters, has been announced by the state’s government. Minister for state growth,…
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Westgate Bridge. Photo: John Holland

Conflict likely as truck numbers predicted to surge on Port Melbourne roads

INCREASED truck traffic on Lorimer Street and Wurundjeri Way near Melbourne’s Docklands precinct is a recipe for conflict, an industry…
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Bundaberg marine precinct in the works

A PLOT of empty land adjacent to the Port of Bundaberg has been designated a marine industry precinct. Gladstone Ports…
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Photo: Port Drive Upgrade as at August 2017. Credit: Port of Brisbane

Giant girders installed at Port of Brisbane

PORT of Brisbane’s $110m Port Drive upgrade project has taken another step towards completion as the longest pre-stressed bridge girders…
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New coastal shipping bill to “cut red tape” introduced into Parliament

INFRASTRUCTURE minister Darren Chester has introduced into Parliament a bill to amend the Coastal Trading Act 2012, which he says will…
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Container trade at Brisbane mushrooms

JULY was Port of Brisbane’s busiest month for container traffic in the past year, with a total of 113,790 TEU…
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Coalition stumps up money for Tassie freight arterial

A MIDLAND highway upgrade between York Plains and St Peters Pass in Tasmania has progressed, with the Commonwealth Government approving…
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