Archived News for Industry Professionals - June, 2013
The former head of Australian investor relations for Newcrest Mining is back at his old post. Reports today say Steve Warner has been filling in the firing line position for compatriot Spencer Cole in recent days.
A Hong Kong private equity group tried but failed to take over the board of the troubled resources company Intrepid Mines, as it tries to reclaim its 80 percent interest in a major Indonesian project.
Queensland is reopening the Somerset Spillway Common which had been closed since sustaining damage in the 2011 floods, and is unveiling a plan to transform the Somerset region's network of dams into a natural tourism attraction.
Before he unveiled the NSW budget, Treasurer Mike Baird and Health Minister Jillian Skinner inspected early works on the state’s largest hospital building project, part of the budget’s $1.2 billion slated for health capital works.
Road projects, Health, and Education are big winners in New South Wales’ 2013-14 budget announced this week, with nearly $800 Million going to upgrade the Pacific Highway.
The new Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP) begins on 1 July, and the Government is announcing extra support to help job seekers and Community Development Employment Projects providers make the transition.
Australia knows global warming better than most other countries, especially after the hottest January ever. Sydney aims to lead the country in solving the problems that cause global warming.
The Australian Trucking Association has launched its campaign in the lead-up to the federal election, focussed on the carbon tax, the road funding system and industry road charges.
Confirmation today on a fuel excise rise from the Federal Government. An increase of 2.5 per cent up to 26.14 cents per litre will come into effect on July 1.
Moves to open up a new iron ore province in Western Australia could take up to five years according to one former industry boss, after the collapse of a $6 billion infrastructure plan.
Traffic and Highway Patrol Officers have had heavy transporters in their sights during Operation Austrans, the four week program aims to sweep all facets of heavy vehicle compliance.