Archive for September, 2011

PrimePort enjoys profit surge

PrimePort Timaru is in the black posting a $1.6m after-tax profit for the year to 30 June 2011 up from $633,000.
Meanwhile operating revenue …

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Christchurch ‘alliance’ to rebuild shattered roads

A public-private hybrid has been formed in Christchurch to rebuild the city’s shattered horizontal infrastructure following two devastating earthquakes.
Roads form a major part …

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Call to ressurect Christchurch commuter rail

Commuter train services linking Christchurch with its outlying towns should be reinstated in a proposal released by the NZ Institute of Architects.
It says …

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Free Wi-Fi on Auckland LINK buses

Aucklanders can now enjoy free WI-FI access on all NZ Bus LINK services and on one of the trains running from Kingsland to Britomart. …

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World Cup train debacle result of underinvestment?

Fallout from the rail debacle on the opening night of the Rugby World Cup is escalating with the Greens claiming the problems were caused …

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Freight enquiry submissions published

The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into international freight services has elicited 42 submissions from across the industry, which are available now on its website. Some …

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KiwiRail recruiting locomotive drivers

KiwiRail needs up to 60 additional locomotive drivers to cater for rising demand for its freight services. The trainees will be needed for locomotive …

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Economic boost from Expressway just $40m

A new Govt new summary of its planned and under construction transport projects claims the completed Waikato Expressway is expected to boost productivity in …

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