Transport and Logistics

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.

Selling the merits of rocket science: Is Australia ready for Space 2.0?

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It's tipped to be a growth sector in the coming years, but a lack of planning from the federal government will see Australia chase the space boom rather than get ahead of it.

McAleese swings to FY loss

Logistics company will wait to give guidance as costs from tanker crash, restructure weigh.

Plenty of upside in the Amcor-Orora demerger

Amcor's investment in Orora ahead of last year’s demerger appears to be paying off, providing it with a platform to deliver solid profits as well as easier access to growth capital.

Asciano upbeat on FY15 growth

Freight logistics company upbeat about FY15 growth, still in talks on terminals business.

Corporate Australia's family connection

Family businesses can morph into something unexpected regardless of whether they stay in private hands, become a showstopper on the stock exchange or the subject of takeover after takeover.

Toll eyes savings, lifts full-year profit

Shares jump as group confident cost savings will offset weak business environment.

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