Archived News for Industry Professionals - November, 2012
The New South Wales Government has released its Draft Freight and Ports Strategy for public comment as the State moves to deal with the projected meteoric growth in freight over the coming decades.
Works on shifting the Great Northern Highway to the north of its existing alignment have begun, marking the beginning of stage two of the $274.5 million Port Hedland Improvement Program.
The country’s top apprentices, trainees, training providers, vocational trachers and businesses have been recognised for their commitment to training excellence at the 2012 Australian Training Awards.
The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has expressed its skepticism over the recent ABS Housing Finance figures, saying that despite a slight increase in the result, the results are patchy at best.
The Western Australian Government has welcomed news that Yara Pilbara Nitrates has reached a project start-up date for its new technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant in the Pilbara region.
A recent study cited by Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) has found significant and widespread releases of methane and carbon dioxide concentrations around a coal seam gas field near Tara, Queensland.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced it has granted interim authorisation to allow a group of large-scale coal miners the right to collectively bargain for water wupply.
Qantas and Australia Post have announced they have finalised the swapping of their respective stakes in Australia Air Express and road freight company StarTrack.
Hundreds of local government representatives have descended on Hobart for the start of the 2012 National Local Roads and Transport Congress, hosted by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).
Sherwin Iron and the Northern Land Council have announced they have reached an agreement on the terms under which Sherwin may mine the Roper River Iron Ore Project.
The South Australian Local Government Association (SALGA) has released a new report into the likely impact of climate change on local government infrastructure.
The number of passengers moving through Australian airports will double to 279 million within the coming two decades, according to new findings released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE).