Wednesday 15th Aug, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Industry needs government intervention with the ACCC leaving industry stranded

A RECENT Federal Court decision relating to substantial price increases at the Port of Newcastle means that the Australian Competition and Consumer…
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Key exports steady with wine continuing growth

IN THE year to June 2017, Australian wine exports rose by a handy 10% year-on-year in value terms, and by…
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Ports Australia CEO, Michael Gallacher. Photo: Ian Ackerman

Commonwealth must act following Court’s Newcastle ruling, says Ports Oz

PORTS Australia chief executive Mike Gallacher has called for Commonwealth government action following a ruling by the Federal Court regarding…
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Port of Newcastle disappointed by Federal Court ruling

PORT of Newcastle has expressed disappointment at a Federal Court ruling warning of “unintended consequences” for other infrastructure providers. The…
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Mine closure to affect dry bulk exports

FIRST Quantum Minerals has announced plans to suspend operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel operation in Western Australia at the start…
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More US coal exports support dry bulk shipping industry

Seaborne coal exports from the US are on the rise, which is lifting the global dry bulk shipping industry, according…
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NYK conviction reflects “cartel focus”, says Sims

AUSTRALIAN Competition and Consumer Commission chair, Rod Sims, has hailed the conviction Japanese liner NYK as vindication of increased resources…
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China blocks Aussie grain shipments, reports analyst

CHINA has blocked some Australian grain shipments following the implementation of new import standards. Trade and agriculture researcher on China,…
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