Transport and Logistics

Toll's ACCC victory sets a dangerous precedent

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The ACCC has rubber-stamped Toll's agreement with the Transport Workers Union – a decision that will harm national productivity.

Chinese group only bidder for Mexico rail

by AFP
Project aims to carry 23,000 passengers per day at speeds of up to 300 kilometres per hour.

CBA takes 5% stake in ERoad

by AAP
Commonwealth Bank takes 5.19% stake in NZ logistics and fleet management company ERoad.

Transurban lifts Sept qtr revenue

Toll road operator lifts statutory toll revenue by 63.9% on strong performance of Sydney network.

Vale’s iron-ore carriers are a game changer

Vale's new bulk carriers are the largest ever built and dramatically cut the price of Brazilian ore exports - if, that is, China will let them dock.

Transurban seals $850m CityLink upgrade

Transurban signs contract for widening of Tullamarine Freeway, work starts October 2015.

ACCC wants toll roads, lower fuel taxes

by AAP
Consumer watchdog chairman wants toll roads to fund new roads, lower fuel tax.

Aurizon warns over competition limits

The freight operator says any cap on its revenues could harm future spending plans.

Aurizon concerned as Qld limits revenue

Queensland competition authority limits rail freight company Aurizon Network's revenue to $4.02b.

Adam Watson named Transurban CFO

Toll road operator appoints former Melbourne Airport CFO and ex-Lend Lease exec to key roles.

Vale signs new 25-year shipping deal

Mining giant seals agreement with China Merchants Group, eyes improved shipments to China.

Petrol pumps deny website allows fixing

by AAP
Petrol retailers deny suggestions a website listing live pump prices could enable price fixing.

ITRCC eyes debt restructure

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

Partners Group invests in Sydney rail project

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

Leighton, UGL win $3.7bn contract

Consortium wins contract to supply operations, trains and systems for North West Rail Link.

McAleese fined for truck breaches

Troubled trucking company behind fatal tanker crash must pay $525,000 in fines, costs.

Brambles bets on energy with its Ferguson buy

A strategic move in buying UK-based container supplier Ferguson Group will be a neat fit for Brambles as looks to diversify its earnings base and build its presence in a high-growth market.

Migrants try to storm ferry to England

by AAP
French calls grow for Cameron to tackle illegal immigration across the Channel.

The reality sinks in for AusPost

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The impact of digital disruption combined a rising fixed cost base will see Australia Post’s position deteriorate at an accelerating rate. And there’s no fix in sight.

Virgin's scary financial results

Stephen Bartholomeusz analyses the airline's full year results, as the real costs of Australia's capacity war become clear.

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