Monday 26th Aug, 2019
Pacific National container at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC to announce Asciano decision Thursday

Australia’s competition watchdog is due to announce its decision on the controversial takeover proposal of Asciano by Brookfield on Thursday,…
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Iron ore vessel at East Arm Wharf. Photo: Port of Darwin

Darwin Port sold for $506m

The Port of Darwin has been sold on a 99-year lease for just over half a billion dollars, according to…
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Richards Bay coal terminal. Photo: Aurecon

South African coal terminal replaces old gear

South Africa’s main coal conduit, the Richards Bay Coal Terminal, is to replace 39-year old stackers, reclaimers, and shiploaders, while…
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Train on its way to WICET. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon could be biggest loser in WICET fallout

Aurizon says a dispute with the owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) over payments for the terminal’s rail…
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Ship loading iron ore at Port Hedland. Photo: Fortescue Metals Group

FMG share bump raises asset sale chatter

A lift in Fortescue Metals Group’s share price despite a two-month low in the iron ore price has raised speculation…
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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 credit Shutterstock

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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