Thursday, November 4, 2010

Beat the crowd at AusRAIL 2010!

In Perth the night before AusRAIL 2010?

Some of you may arrive in Perth the night before AusRAIL 2010 and some of you may want to enjoy breakfast on the morning of Day 1 of AusRAIL 2010 and not have to worry about registering on time or standing in one of the long queues waiting for your turn to be registered.

So we have organised the ability for you to register pre-conference.
Date: Monday 22nd November 2010
Time: 4pm - 6pm

Come and see the AusRAIL team in the main foyer of the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre to collect your badge, and skip the queues the following morning!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

QR to ride iron ore boom

The soon-to-be-floated QR National says it will increase its exposure to iron ore's fortunes, with a subsidiary investing in new locomotives.

QR said its bulk freight subsidiary ARG would spend more than $35 million in locomotives to be used in its iron ore business.

Iron ore was a strong growth area for the company, QR chief executive Lance Hockridge said on Monday.

"We are well placed to grow as we supply iron ore export markets that are benefiting from strong Asian demand, particularly from China and India," he said in a statement.

Click here for the direct link to the article.