Asciano Group


Asciano Group is an Australia-based infrastructure owner, with a primary focus on transport infrastructure, including ports and rail assets, and associated operations and services. The Company’s portfolios include the combination of the Pacific National and Patrick businesses. These two businesses own and operate four container terminals, bulk export facilities, a range of stevedoring equipment and associated services, rail operations and investments in a number of joint ventures. Patrick’s ports operations consist of businesses, which are concerned with the operation and provision of services to importers, exporters, shipping lines and other parties involved in maritime trade. Pacific National is a Australia-based private freight rail operator providing bulk haulage and intermodal container services. It offers specialized services, including express freight forwarding and the haulage of long-distance passenger trains. The Company owns 80% of the Patrick Autocare business. 

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Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND) Award of Coal Haulage Contract to Asciano (ASX:AIO)

🕔2/23/2012 8:58:00 AM 10061

Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND), through its wholly owned subsidiary Springsure Creek Coal Pty Ltd, is pleased to announce it has awarded a contract to Asciano (ASX:AIO) for the haulage of coal for up to 15 years.

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Australian Market Report of February 1, 2011: Exoma Energy (ASX:EXE) Signed Farm-In Agreement With CNOOC (HKG:0883)

🕔2/1/2011 1:30:00 PM 16590

Australian Market Report of February 1, 2011 includes: Exoma Energy (ASX:EXE) signed farm-in agreement with CNOOC (HKG:0883); Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) (TSE:MOL) has received loan commitment from China Development Bank for up to US$250 million; Asciano Group (ASX:AIO) secures another 3.5 million tonnes contract with Anglo American; Kidman Resources Limited (ASX:KDR) reported encouraging near-surface copper results in New South Wales.

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Australian Market Report of June 29, 2010

🕔6/29/2010 9:50:36 AM 16399

The Australian shares gave up their early gains and ended in a negative territory on Monday. The market weakness was mainly due to tax-related selling ahead of the financial year end of June 30. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index fell 28.5 points, or 0.65 per cent, to 4384.5 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index lost 0.67 per cent to settle at 4409.7.

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Australian Market Report of June 15, 2010: Asciano (ASX:AIO) Secured Coal Haulage Contract with Anglo American

🕔6/15/2010 1:30:46 PM 15620

The Australian share market Tuesday resumed trading after a long weekend and started nearly no change. Overnight the US stocks closed slightly lower despite strong economic data from Europe and upbeat comments from a Federal Reserve official helped to support much of the session. However, the market sentiment was dented after credit rating agency Moody's lowered its rating on Greece's debt to "junk" status.

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Australian Market Report of February 25: Lower Metals Prices Hit Resources Giants

🕔2/25/2010 9:30:19 AM 16213

The Australian share market fell sharply Wednesday after led by mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto as metals prices dropped. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended down 69.8 points, or 1.5 per cent, at 4648.5, while the broader All Ordinaries index lost 65.1 points, or 1.4 per cent, to 4665.9.

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Australian Market Report of February 5: Retailing Sector Lagged

🕔2/5/2010 9:30:47 AM 16105

Australian shares ended lower on Thursday after a weaker-than-expected ABS retail sales data and Myer's disappointing result for first half FY2010. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed 26.3 points, or 0.57 per cent lower, at 4621.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 29.1 points, or 0.62 per cent, to 4644.1.

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Australian Market Report of December 9: Banks Fell on Outlook for Rates

🕔12/9/2009 9:30:39 AM 18097

The Australian sharemarket closed marginally lower in light trading yesterday as banks were down on concerns that bad debts could increase after interest rate rise. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index gave up 5.9 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 4670.60, while the broader All Ordinaries lost 0.19 per cent to 4686.40 points.

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Asian Markets Overview of December 1

🕔12/1/2009 3:48:51 PM 13998

Asian shares were mostly steady on Tuesday after significant rebounds in the previous trading session. Yesterday the Dow index concluded the last trading day of November in positive territory. It was its fifth consecutive monthly gain, despite a bad news from Dubai.

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Australian Market Report of October 22: Concerns over Financial Firms' Earnings

🕔10/22/2009 1:00:51 PM 18268

US shares fell overnight led by Wells Fargo. A late sell-off in financial stocks was triggered after an analyst cut his investment rating on the company, saying the quality of its earnings was pretty poor. The Federal Reserve's latest beige book, showing weak consumer spending during late summer, also weighed down the market.

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Australian Market Report of October 20: Optimism over US Corporate Performance

🕔10/20/2009 1:00:29 PM 16303

Wall Street hit new highs for the year over optimism of the corporate earnings. The rise was led by Caterpillar as a broker said the company was among the best-positioned companies to benefit from improving global growth and spending on construction, infrastructure and commodities.

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