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Victoria Gov’t to Fully Fund Melbourne Metro
Civil
Thursday April 28 2016

Victoria Gov’t to Fully Fund Melbourne Metro

Victoria will fund the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail project without federal help after taking a swipe at the "merchant banker" Malcolm Turnbull.

Shorten Pledges Perth Metronet Rail Funds In Elected
Infrastructure
Wednesday April 6 2016

Shorten Pledges Perth Metronet Rail Funds In Elected

WA Labor's Metronet rail plan has been boosted by federal opposition leader Bill Shorten pledging federal funding and labelling it his number one infrastructure priority for...

London’s Crossrail Has Lessons for Aussie Infrastructure Funding
Business
Wednesday March 16 2016

London’s Crossrail Has Lessons for Aussie Infrastructure Funding

With debates raging across Australia about how to fund infrastructure, the phrase that keeps coming up is “value capture.”

SA Rail Upgrade to Help Save Steel Jobs
Infrastructure
Thursday March 10 2016

SA Rail Upgrade to Help Save Steel Jobs

The federal government will bring forward a major South Australian rail upgrade to shore up troubled steel producer Arrium.

Qube Bid Gets Asciano Nod as Brookfield Lurks
Business
Wednesday February 17 2016

Qube Bid Gets Asciano Nod as Brookfield Lurks

Qube Holdings has the upper hand in its fight for Asciano after winning favour for its $9.01 billion offer from the target company's board.

Aurizon Bottom Line Hit by Writedowns
Business
Wednesday February 17 2016

Aurizon Bottom Line Hit by Writedowns

Australia's largest freight rail operator swung to a half year net loss on the back of higher-than-estimated impairments.

Tracks Ripped Up as V/Line Crisis Drags on
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 16 2016

Tracks Ripped Up as V/Line Crisis Drags on

Hundreds of metres of railway track laid just two years ago as part of the most expensive public transport project in Victoria's history will be ripped...

Using Big Data to Optimize Rail Operations
Infrastructure
Thursday November 5 2015

Using Big Data to Optimize Rail Operations

Engineering giant Siemens is using complex data streams gathered throughout Europe and other regions to create a rail monitoring, forecasting and analytical centre of unprecedented capability....

WA Govt Under Fire over Perth Freight Link
Infrastructure
Tuesday July 7 2015

WA Govt Under Fire over Perth Freight Link

Pressure is mounting on the West Australian government to ditch its contentious Perth Freight Link project, which would be the state's first toll road and cut...

Infrastructure
20 Dec, 2017
US Train Hurtles onto Highway, Killing 3

A train making the first-ever run along a faster new route has hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle and spilled some of its cars onto...

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