Saturday 20th Apr, 2019
GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

GrainCorp shortens payment terms to attract growers

Facing a tough harvest and increasing competition from international players, Australian agribusiness GrainCorp has looked to boost its appeal to…
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Glencore to sell agricultural assets in debt move

Glencore looks set to sell a minority stake in its agricultural business, which owns roughly 30,000 hectares of farmland across NSW,…
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Sugar exports to the US are set to go up. Photo: Shutterstock

TPP deal a boon for Australian agribusinesses

Australia’s sugar industry has welcomed the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, but has expressed concern the US…
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Kason’s Centri-Sifter Pneumati-Sifter centrifugal separator.

Kason buys Kek-Gardner

Kason Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, has acquired Kek-Gardner, a UK-based manufacturer of…
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Glencore’s market rollercoaster

Concerns over Glencore’s $71 billion debt pile have wreaked havoc on the commodities multinational’s share price, and the wider global…
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Freight rail regulation. Photo: Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Union boss wants ACCC to watch freight rail

The Rail Tram and Bus Union says it will approve of Brookfield’s takeover of Asciano if the Australian Competition and…
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Brookfield wooing Asciano shareholders

Bermuda-based group Brookfield is holding a series of briefings this week, looking to win over the voting shareholders of Australian…
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Scott Morrison. Photo: file

New treasurer good for Asciano, Graincorp takeovers?

Stock price bumps to both Asciano and Graincorp may suggest new treasurer Scott Morrison is good news for foreign businesses…
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