Tuesday 29th Sep, 2020
Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

Fortescue spruiks assets as profit slumps

A year of declining commodities prices have led many to question the future viability of Australia’s third player in iron…
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Pacific National at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Brookfield to acquire Asciano after raising bid

The Bermuda-based group which owns WA’s Brookfield Rail has agreed to terms with Pacific National owner Asciano, and will acquire…
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Pacific National class 92 locomotives hauling a coal train over a rail bridge crossing the Hunter River at Singleton, NSW. Photo: Creative Commons / Bluedawe.

Cost cutting pays off for bulk rail operators

Aurizon and Pacific National, Australia’s two largest bulk rail businesses, both substantially increased earnings in 2014/15, despite drops in revenue….
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Tianjin car. Photo: Public domain

Tianjin explosion could be a turning point in China’s corruption crackdown

The massive explosion that tore through the port of Tianjin on August 12 has had a profound effect on the…
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The second generation of Flinders’ Container Spreader Guidance Apparatus (CGA).

Flinders mulls dust management spin-off

In conversation with ABHR, Andrew Pellizzari, general manager of Flinders Logistics is optimistic about the company’s prospects, as it adds…
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James Valentine. Photo: Greg Dickins

Celebrating the industry’s finest at the 10th annual Awards

Do you know of someone or something in our industry that deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for a Bulkie?…
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Pacific National at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC opens review of Brookfield’s Asciano takeover

The proposed takeover of transport and logistics business Asciano by Brookfield has taken another step towards legitimacy, with the Australian…
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By the industry, for the industry

With input from its syndicate development partners front and centre in its new conceptual design software, Bentley says its new…
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