Sunday 26th May, 2019
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Queensland Govt gives green light to billion-dollar coal project

The Queensland Government has approved Pembroke Resources’ billion-dollar metallurgical coal project Olive Downs, located in the Bowen Basin. Pembroke Resources…
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Drought hits GrainCorp figures, announces $59M loss

Grain receival company GrainCorp has attributed a $59 million loss in the six months ending March 31, 2019 to drought…
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Freight travel times between Mount Isa and Townsville will be reduced by 50 minutes due to upgrades undertaken while the rail line received emergency repairs.

Queensland freight rail travel times slashed by 50 minutes

Freight travel times between Mount Isa and Townsville will be reduced by 50 minutes due to upgrades undertaken while the…
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John Holland has acquired RCR Tomlinson Group’s rail business in late December 2018, after the engineering firm was placed into voluntary administration.

Mt Isa freight line to reopen following floods

One of Queensland’s most important freight routes, the Mt Isa rail line, is expected to reopen on April 29 after…
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Federal Government announces national freight plan

The Federal Government has announced the details of its plan to improve the efficiency of freight transport networks throughout Australia….
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Australian resource export value expected to surge

Australia’s resources export values are expected to hit $278 billion in 2018–2019, a “sizeable upward revision” due to an improved…
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Inland Rail could save agricultural industry $70M per year

Shifting agriculture and horticulture from road to rail through the Inland Rail project could reduce transport costs for the agricultural…
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World first for thyssenkrupp in the Pilbara

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (Australia) has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled…
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Australian and UK rail industries partner to boost exports

The UK and Australasian rail trade bodies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will lead to greater co-operation and…
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