Infrastructure

States helping to fill mining hole

by AAP
Deloitte report suggests state infrastructure investment can fill void left by end of mining boom.

NSW eyes Europe for infrastructure funding

Baird says London markets hold great potential for state's aggressive infrastructure strategy.

Two graphs on why our road spending is 'hideously inefficient'

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The government is gambling with road spending... and we're not winning.

Why don't they do it in the road?

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Government expenditure on roads is 'hideously inefficient' and if Joe Hockey thinks the only way to attract super fund investment is to put the risk onto taxpayers then he is about to get screwed.

Macquarie to sell airport stake

A stake in Bristol Airport in Britain is on the block as Macquarie sounds out buyers for its 50% share.

Infrastructure Australia boss wants asset recycling legislation passed: report

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Mark Birrell says program is crucial to start clearing infrastructure backlog.

Port of Melbourne mandates reveal set for early August

UBS, Credit Suisse, Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, RBC, Rothschild and Lazard are all expected to be running for the trophy deal, which could generate millions in fees.

Hutchison in bid to end ports duopoly

Hutchison Ports to hold talks with International Container Terminal Services on an east coast JV.

Pressure on Qld for asset sales

The Queensland state government wants to get out in front of rival states' asset sales with some $34bn worth of infrastructure deals.

Five graphs that show why politicians are actually terrified of high-speed rail

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But they are more than happy to keep talking about it.

Queensland calls for advisors to sell $33.6bn in assets

The state government will wait to seek a mandate for asset sales at next year’s election but wants to begin preparatory work early.

B20 issues GDP, job growth blueprint

Business leaders call for reduction of trade barriers, harmonised anti-corruption laws.

Infrastructure needs private funds: Hockey

by AAP
Treasurer says govts around the world have run out of money, need private investment.

Bankers vie for Port of Melbourne prize

Ahead of Friday's deadline for pitches on the lucrative Port of Melbourne sale, Data Room looks at the top candidates to win advisory roles.

Macquarie Atlas enters trading halt

Infrastructure company is seeking to raise $60m for a increased stake in French company.

Super funds back disclosure initiative

Nation’s largest funds support new reporting regime amid infrastructure push: report.

Call for super to build economy

Interim financial system report to canvass ways to shift more super into long-term infrastructure.

Productivity Commission urges state asset sales

by AAP
Report encourages states to sell major ports, Snowy Hydro.

UBS, Deutsche snare NSW pole and wire mandates

The government says it can unlock $20 billion in infrastructure funding.

Transurban CFO to leave

Samantha Hogg to leave today after six years with the company.

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