BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have met the latest deadline in their plans to merge $126bn of iron ore assets in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Asia-Pacific airfreight is on the rise after recording 1.9% growth in October on the back of a 3.1% decline in September.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has wrapped up its Montara spill response as Seadrill accepted that its near-new West Atlas drilling rig was a write-off.
Chevron and Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) have signed a heads of agreement for the delivery of 4.1m tonnes a year (mtpa) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for up to 20 years from the Wheatstone natural gas project.
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has warned the states and the Federal Government that the time for talking about the transport industry's regulatory issues had passed.
K&S Corporation will buy Perth's privately-owned Pacific Transport for an undisclosed sum, the South Australian company said on Friday.