Cooperate on infrastructure: Hockey

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Federal Treasurer tells states and territories to work together to fund infrastructure projects.

Partners Group invests in Sydney rail project

Swiss investment manager understood to hold a 20 per cent stake in the project.

China presses on infrastructure bank

Beijing wants Australia to commit to Asian infrastructure bank in October: report.

Leighton wins $650m prison contract

Leighton Holdings led consortium secures 25-year contract for prison in Melbourne's west

PM faces uphill battle on G20 goal

Tony Abbott meeting opposition to plan for new global infrastructure ­institution.

Thiess secures NBN contract extension

The Leighton subsidiary Thiess has secured a two-year contract extension on the NBN roll-out, with forecast revenues of up to $183 million.

Wal King named Sundance chairman

Former Leighton chief executive to succeed George Jones as chairman in November.

Labor to fast-track Vic roads project

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Vic opposition pledges acceleration of work on a major roads project in Melbourne's west.

Aurizon draws plans for new WA rail, port

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Australia's largest rail freight operator has the rights to a $10bn Pilbara rail and port project.

Lend Lease shows that cartel bans do pay

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The banning of cartel-style labour agreements has worked well for Lend Lease, and Victoria is reaping the benefits.

Bidder chosen for Melbourne's East West Link

Government shortlists Lend Lease-led consortium for East West Link, will enter final negotiations by late 2014.

Transurban to raise €600m

Toll road operator to use proceeds of notes offer to repay corporate debt.

ICG co-founder Clarke retires, sells stake

John Clarke is shedding a 35 per cent stake in Infrastructure Capital Group as he hands over to Tom Laidlaw.

Deal struck over big project rules

Abbott govt settles on rules to drive $50 billion in new infrastructure projects.

Gas price rises to wipe out carbon tax savings

New report estimates a $300 annual hit to Victorian residential gas customers, swamping any saving from repeal of carbon price.

Hedge funds buy up toll road’s $1.4bn debt

Davidson Kempner Capital Management among hedge funds to buy distressed debt.

Baird open to Chinese 'poles and wires' sale

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NSW Premier spruiks investment in state on trip to China.

Queensland names advisers for asset sales

Both federal and state governments are initiating asset sales in the coming year.

Barnett asset sales may only reap $1bn

WA govt chasing $6bn in sales by 2017, but first batch of assets may only secure $1bn.

Macquarie Atlas Roads swings to H1 loss

Group books manager fees for later periods in the half, which weigh on results.