Iron Ore Holdings (IOH) has announced it has secured a Native Title Land Access Agreement with the Kuruma Marthudunera (KM) Native Title claimant group, which provides consent for the company’s exploration, mining and infrastructure activities in the KM claim area.

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Perth-based miner Crusader Resources has been granted approva by the Brazilian Governmentl to proceed with its Posse Iron Ore project.

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The Tasmanian Freight Logistics Co-ordination Team has conducted its inaugural meeting, with members discussing future strategies of the State’s logistics and freight sector.

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Deakin University’s $55 million Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) is set to proceed after the Federal Government announced it will receive $21.5 million in funding under the Regional Priorities round of the Education Investment Fund.

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Fortescue Metals has broken the record for the largest single shipment of iron ore to depart from Port Hedland, after the Herb Elliot Port facility leaded 254,010 tonnes of iron ore onto the vessel Abigail N last week.

 

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BHP Billiton has sold its diamonds business after the company announced it has signed agreements with Harry Winston Diamond Mines for a reported US$500 million.

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The uncontrollable and erratic shift patterns in the mining and energy sector is beginning to exact a toll on the mental and physical health of the industry’s workforce, according to a new report released by Griffith University.

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The House of Representatives Standing committee on Education and Employment has handed down its long awaited report on workplace bullying.

 

Regional and rural train services in Victoria are set to receive a boost after the State Government announced a $200 million order for 40 new V/line carriages.

 

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The Northern Territory has announced amendments to the Classification of Publications, Films and Computer Games Bill which will see video games rated along the same lines as films, with the availability of an R18+ rating.

 

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The Federal Government has announced that Murray-Darling Basin communities will share in $100 million in funding for economic diversification projects to assist them in transitioning to a ‘more sustainable water future’.

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The Ord River irrigation expansion project has been greenlighted following an agreement between the Federal, Northern Territory and Western Australian Governments.

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The Federal Government is calling for companies interested in completing survey and geotechnical investigations of the upgrade of the Pacific Highway between Glenugie and Ballina.

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The Federal Government has selected the Theiss and McMahon Contractors joint venture to deliver the $762 million Pacific Highway upgrade between Frederickton and Eungai, with work expected to begin in the middle of next year.

 

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The Victorian Government has introduced new guidelines that will allow ‘sensible development’ in potable water catchment areas.

 

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The Future Fund has confirmed it has entered into a binding Implementation Agreement with the Australian Infrastructure Fund (AIX) that will see the nation’s sovereign wealth fund acquire all of the AIX’s portfolio assets.

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Rail freight company Pacific National Coal has announced it has commenced work on the $20 million expansion works of its Nebo Train Maintenance Facility in Queensland.

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The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the passing of the Federal Government’s Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill through the Senate.

 

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of John Stanhope as the new Chairman of Australia Post.

 

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The Federal Government has announced the appointment of Robert Randall as the new head of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

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Melbourne Airport has announced the preferred orientation of its forthcoming third runway, which will be included in the airport’s draft Master Plan to be published for public comment early next year.

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