Thursday 28th May, 2020
Prasad Srinivasamurthy, head of Brambles’ new Silicon Valley digital offshoot.

Brambles eyes smart pallets with opening of Silicon Valley office

Keeping track of the location and condition of its 250 million pallets is a monumental challenge for Brambles. Its opening…
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Asciano chief executive John Mullen. Photo: Greg Dickins

Asciano makes $88m switch from Brookfield to Qube

Australian port and rail giant Asciano will pay an $88 million break fee to back out of a takeover bid…
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Queensland’s sugar mills have produced more than two million tonnes of raw sugar this season, according to the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC).

Robb faces criticism over Queensland sugar regulation

Australian trade minister Andrew Robb has reportedly faced criticism during a visit to Singapore over the passage of legislation through…
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Murray Goulburn will provide cheese for Coles' home brand. Photo: Dairy Australia

Murray Goulburn wins Coles cheese deal

Dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has snatched a contract from competitor Bega, to supply home brand cheese to Coles for the…
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Bulk shipping is at its cheapest point in some time. Photo: Oliver Probert

Bulk shipping index continues to drop

Mixed results are expected for Australia’s bulk exporters, as the Baltic Dry Index continued its decline last week. Fears of…
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Pacific National - Creative Commons Marcus Wong

WA farmers still don’t like Brookfield’s Asciano proposal

Western Australian farmers plan to continue their opposition of Brookfield Infrastructure’s proposed takeover of port and rail business Asciano, despite…
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Change in store for grains sector

Excess up-country storage will increase competition and promote change in the Australian grains sector, according to a new report from…
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Crowds at IPB 2015. Photo: Powtech

Shanghai powder show hosts record crowds

More than 7,100 trade visitors attended the International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition (IPB) in Shanghai in…
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