Co-operative Bulk Handling to invest $175m in new rail rolling stock - and partner with Watco

WA-owned Co-operative Bulk Handling (CBH) plans to invest up to $175million in new rail rolling stock.

John Holland awarded $550m design and construct contract for South West Rail Link Project

 John Holland has been awarded the contract to deliver works between Glenfield South and Leppington for the South West Rail Link project.

Contract for 4km of rail corridor marks start of $240m project to extend Joondalup light rail line

A $6million WA Government contract to prepare 4km of rail corridor marks the start of the $240.

Governments sign up for $1.15 billion Moreton Bay Rail Link with construction starting 2012

Federal, State and local officials have signed the Moreton Bay Rail Link Intergovernmental Agreement at North Lakes.

$10bn Galilee Basin project including Carmichael Coal Mine and rail works declared ‘significant project’

The Queensland Coordinator-General has declared the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project a Significant Project.

BHP Billiton signs off on capital expenditure boost of $635m for Pilbara iron ore projects

BHP Billiton has approved a further $635 million of capital expenditure that will underpin continued growth in Western Australia Iron Ore's production profile.

Issues paper released on rail link Maldon south-west of Sydney and Dombarton near Port Kembla

The Federal Government has committed $3 million to undertake a feasibility study of a rail line between Maldon and Dombarton.

Fortescue Metals Group releases Public Environmental Review on $3.6bn Solomon Project

The Solomon Project involves the development of a new mining province in addition to the Chichester mines already operated by Fortescue at Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek.

Bombardier Transportation Australia selected as preferred partner to build electric train fleet

The SA Government has selected Bombardier Transportation Australia as preferred partner to provide 66 new electric railcars for the Adelaide network.