Infrastructure

Padbury extends suspension

Miner's shares to remain suspended as it prepares to unveil details of $6bn Oakajee funds.

WA outlines selective asset sale program

Western Australia will not embark on a "fire sale" of its assets in order to regain its AAA credit rating.

Qld Motorways may fetch $6.3 bn

Bidders that include specialist infrastructure investors, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds may be willing to pay a very high multiple for the toll road.

Correcting an NBN Co disconnect

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Behind the expected red numbers NBN Co revealed some encouraging trends, albeit off a low base. And Bill Morrow is moving decisively to clear obstacles in the network’s path.

NICTA chief calls for open data approach to public infrastructure

Hugh Durrant-Whyte tells Productivity Commission that major projects could be massively improved through making datasets publicly available.

PM announces $2.9bn road package

Federal govt to provide 20% of total road funding as second Sydney airport built.

Government to announce $3bn roads package

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Federal, NSW governments expected to unveil new infrastructure package to support Sydney's second airport at Badgerys Creek.

Big debt component in Qld Motorways bids

The four bidders seeking to buy the network of toll roads and bridges are set to borrow as much as 80 per cent of the $6bn purchase price.

Qantas welcomes second Sydney airport

National carrier backs govt plan, says airport a 'vital piece of economic infrastructure'.

PM approves second Sydney airport

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Government gives second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek the green light.

Macquarie Atlas Roads eyes economic boost

Group says portfolio is set to benefit from any lift in economic conditions.

Yuan hub opens funding doors

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Aust could tap Chinese savings for infrastructure projects if Sydney becomes official yuan trading hub.

Transurban lifts toll revenue

Group increases proportional, statutory toll revenue in March quarter on Sydney performance.

Padbury close to Oakajee deal

A private company formed by Padbury Mining and backed by a major investor will fund the $6bn port and rail project.

New laser-based data collection technology to improve Australia's roads

The Traffic Speed Deflectometer looks like a semi-trailer but is filled with computer servers and lasers.

Call for changes to heavy vehicle charges

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Changes could free up funds for crucial infrastructure spending.

Qld challenges unions on assets

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State treasurer fails to find breakthrough in asset sale talks.

GrainCorp seeks $100m for rail upgrade

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Taylor says $100m in federal funding for rail infrastructure will lift grower returns.

Infrastructure Australia gets new leader

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Mark Birrell to assume chair role vacated by Sir Rod Eddington.

Transurban and co shape up as motorway front runners

A consortium consisting of AustralianSuper, Tawreed Investments and Transurban could be the front runners in the auction of Queensland Motorways.

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