Infrastructure

IMF backs Aust infrastructure push

by AAP
Report estimates spending worth one percentage point of GDP can boost economy 0.4 per cent in same year.

Powercor taps USPP market

Powercor Australia, 49% owned by Spark Infrastructure, announces US$300m bond placement.

China lists industries to free up

by AP
Restrictions on foreign investment for several industries lifted in Shanghai FTZ.

NBN construction crews begin FTTN trial

by AAP
Morrow to tell Senate committee 1000 nodes targeted by June 2015.

Sydney Airport seeks eased flight regulations

by AAP
Mather says movement caps causing inefficient administration.

Labor puts up a 'no exit' sign for Abbott

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As petrol prices look set to accelerate, Labor aims to lock the Coalition into its roads policy with a counter-plan for rejuvenated urban public transport.

Parking on busy roads is idiotic

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Governments around Australia are devoting billions of dollars to new infrastructure projects to unclog busy roads, but getting rid of parked cars is a much easier solution.

Macquarie's US toll road hits skids

The operator of Macquarie-backed Indiana Toll Road has filed for bankruptcy protection.

S&P lowers outlook on Transurban to negative

Rating agency Standard & Poor’s warns it may cut Transurban’s A- rating if the toll road operator goes ahead with the CityLink expansion in Melbourne.

ITRCC eyes debt restructure

Macquarie Atlas Group, which hold holds 25% interest in ITRCC says it has no funding obligation.

Private sector push for new infrastructure

Narev, Thodey urge new wave of private sector-led investment to plug gaps in vital infrastructure.

Cooperate on infrastructure: Hockey

by AAP
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

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

Aurizon draws plans for new WA rail, port

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

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