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Melbourne’s Next Port to Cost $6 billion
Infrastructure
Wednesday May 24 2017

Melbourne’s Next Port to Cost $6 billion

Melbourne's next container port should be built near Geelong but Infrastructure Victoria says the $6 billion facility won't be needed until 2055.

Bricks Cheaper to Ship from Spain than Perth
Business
Tuesday March 29 2016

Bricks Cheaper to Ship from Spain than Perth

The chief executive of one of Australia's biggest makers of bricks has criticised coastal shipping costs, saying it is twice as much to ship a brick...

Melbourne Port Lease in Final Stage
Business
Wednesday February 10 2016

Melbourne Port Lease in Final Stage

Victoria's long-running negotiations over the Port of Melbourne lease could be finalised this week, with compensation clauses the final sticking point.

A House Built Out of 31 Shipping Containers
Residential
Tuesday May 12 2015

A House Built Out of 31 Shipping Containers

Most buildings made out of shipping containers are created to offer affordable housing using prefabricated or recycling methods. A new house built out of 31 new...

‘Jenga-Like’ Hotel Made From Recycled Shipping Containers
Green
Tuesday May 5 2015

‘Jenga-Like’ Hotel Made From Recycled Shipping Containers

Recycled shipping containers are stacked in a ‘Jenga-like’ configuration within a steel frame structure at the Hive-Inn Hotel, a new concept designed by Hong-Kong-based OVA Studio....

Panama Canal Claims $US737m Cost Overruns
Business
Sunday December 28 2014

Panama Canal Claims $US737m Cost Overruns

The consortium expanding the Panama Canal is making fresh claims for cost overruns totalling $US737 million ($A797.40 million), officials say.

LNG Means Big Business for Samsung
Energy
Friday October 24 2014

LNG Means Big Business for Samsung

South Korean conglomerate Samsung is making a bold foray into the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant market in North America with the design of a key...

Panama Canal Gets Massive New Gates
Business
Tuesday August 27 2013

Panama Canal Gets Massive New Gates

Four massive steel gates have arrived on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal as construction ramps up on an unprecedented expansion of one of the...