Wednesday 15th Aug, 2018
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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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Erection of Schade stacker at the Vietnamese steel plant.

Vietnamese steel plant commissions Schade machines

A giant new steel plant in Vietnam is commissioning bulk handling machines it ordered from German heavy equipment supplier Schade…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock

Adani on front foot despite Carmichael critics

Indian conglomerate Adani remains confident in its embattled Carmichael coal project, despite growing pessimism from the banking sector and continued…
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Coal train. Photo: ARTC

Inland Rail to add $22.5bn to economy: Truss

The proposed Inland Rail connection between Brisbane and Melbourne will cost around $10bn, “but not building it will cost us…
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AutoCAD Inventor design image of shiploader.

QBT’s Replacement Grain Handling Shiploader

Brisbane-based engineering firm Engineering Applications (ENAP) has recently completed a project for the design, fabrication and installation of a replacement…
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BHP iron ore train. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP gets an edge over Rio in Pilbara iron ore

Trimmed-down mining giant BHP Billiton has edged ahead of its major competitor in Western Australian iron ore production, reportedly cutting…
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Brookfield rail. Photo: Creative Commons / Gnangarra

Grain bodies urge ACCC to block Asciano sale

Brookfield’s proposed takeover of ASX-listed logistics and infrastructure firm Asciano will hurt the competitiveness of WA’s grain industry, according to…
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