Infrastructure

NSW govt to sell 'lazy' assets

by AAP
State treasurer outlines intention to press on with privatisation push.

Morgan Stanley, Goldman freeze out other banks

The two investment banks, who will manage Transurban’s $2.74bn share sale, have provided all the M&A advice and financing for the successful Qld Motorways bidder.

The deal Transurban had to do

The Queensland Motorways network provides the last piece of the puzzle for Transurban on the country’s eastern seaboard, while the stiff competition in the $7bn sale reflects the scarcity of good infrastructure assets.

Transurban to raise $2.74bn

Group will raise $2.34bn in rights issue, $400m in placement to fund $7bn Queensland Motorways buy.

Transurban pushed hard for Qld Motorways

Transurban paid an eye-watering multiple to win Australia’s biggest transport infrastructure deal and secure the only toll road network it didn’t already own.

Transurban enters trading halt

Announcement expected about entitlement offer to fund Qld Motorways buy.

Plenty of asbestos left in Telstra's infrastructure

Independent taskforce set up by Labor at the peak of asbestos ­concerns has been dissolved but the Communications Workers Union says there's still "unfinished business."

China’s high-speed rail dream

China’s roll-out of high-speed rail is set to usher in one of the most profound changes to travel patterns in history.

$28bn 'hole' in Qld asset sale plan: Labor

by AAP
Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the plan to cut the state's debt by a third is "fatally flawed".

Trains, planes and automobiles: how our cities get the mix wrong

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The latest announcements on a second airport for Sydney and an airport rail link for Melbourne show just how out-dated current thinking is on major infrastructure in Australia.

DP World widens full-year loss

Australia's largest ports operator under pressure from rival Hutchison ahead of Port of Melbourne decision: report.

Final bids due for Queensland Motorways

Four groups expected to submit bids of up to $6.3bn for the toll road operator.

Flood of infrastructure assets to go on market

A lucrative pipeline of infrastructure assets up for offer is on its way, according to sources.

Oakajee backer branded dishonest

Questions raised over business background of Roland Frank Bleyer.

Four groups chase Queensland Motorways

Bids of over $5bn expected to pour in today for toll roads operator.

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.

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