Thursday 6th Aug, 2020
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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Port of Brisbane grain terminal. Photo: Port of Brisbane

All’s fair for Brisbane grain exports, commission says

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is preparing to exempt two major Port of Brisbane grain terminals from key portions…
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Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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