Tag: projects

Transport & Logistics

Close-up: David Humphrey

“It is estimated that Africa will need to invest at least US$100-billion in the next decade to upgrade its infrastructure, if it is to realize the economic growth potential presented by its existing newly found vast mineral and other natural resources, such as coal, iron ore, oil and gas”, says David Humphrey, Global Head of…

16 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Mining industry discusses market outlook for South Australia

By Neil Murphy, CEO, South Australian Freight Council and Alex Todd, Economic Development Manager, Regional Development Australia Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula  The 7th Annual Mining South Australia conference and exhibition was again held in Whyalla in late November 2013 and brought together over industry and all levels of government  to hear about the latest developments from the…

9 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Transport infrastructure: Focus on Victoria

It’s been an interesting few months for transport in Victoria with debate on both sides of politics unravelling different perspectives on the needs of Victorian residents. Federal transport Minister Anthony Albanese has committed funding for the Melbourne Metro rail link, while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has committed funding for the controversial East West Link. Transport…

19 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Is the NSW State Government backing the right transport projects to break Sydney free from its congestion woes?

With an array of projects being implemented by the NSW Government in the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan, we ran a poll to see if the projects being prioritised were most likely to help reduce the grid lock in Sydney. The Informa poll conducted over the last month revealed that 37 out of 42…

21 May 2013, by Informa Insights