Tag: economics

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Jim Beyer

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an independent producers of high quality direct shipping grade iron ore products. The company operates three mines and established port and rail transport solutions throughout Western Australia. The company's CEO, Jim Beyer will be speaking at the 2014 Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast conference, to be held on the 11-12…

4 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

ARA calls for more rail engineering investment

Road congestion could drop by as much as 60 per cent by investing more money in rail engineering projects, an industry organisation has claimed. Research commissioned by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) suggested rail investment would be significantly cheaper than road-building initiatives and would achieve the same results. The data showed rail would cost 57…

3 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Understanding the real costs to daily car trips

Australian cities are confronted with worsening traffic congestion – a trend that has significant negative economic effects. A recent Sydney study by Booz and CO has found that bus congestion between the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the City alone is costing the state and commuters $13 million a year in lost revenue and wasted time.…

4 May 2012, by Test1 Test1