Sunday 21st Jan, 2018
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More freight on the blue highway would improve road safety: Ports Oz chief

ROAD safety would be improved by moving freight off the asphalt highway and onto the blue highway, Ports Australia CEO…
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Italian insect pest threat prompts DAWR to mandate fumigation

BROWN marmorated stink bug season is upon us and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has found “significant” numbers…
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Researchers look to carnivorous plants to combat biofouling

A TEAM of chemistry researchers at the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed a “nanostructured” surface coating that has…
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China-bound cattle depart Townsville

A SHIPMENT of live cattle from Northern Australia bound for China departed today (17 January) from Port of Townsville’s Berth…
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Wine fight with Canada escalates with WTO complaint

AUSTRALIA has initiated formal World Trade Organization dispute settlement action against Canada, saying the country has taken discriminatory measures affecting…
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FWC provisionally concludes “ordinary work week” for seafarers should be 38 hours

THE Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a provisional decision that may affect the pay rate for…
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Software giant to expand in Adelaide with regional centre and ‘virtual shipyard’

SUPPORTING delivery of a Virtual Shipyard Training Project is the aim of Dassault Systèmes new regional centre in Adelaide. Dassault…
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Rio Tinto happy with fourth quarter shipments

RIO Tinto has reported shipping 90m tonnes of iron ore from the Pilbara during the 2017 fourth quarter. Chief executive…
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