by admin — last modified Mar 24, 2009 02:47 PM
In a move that will have Australia’s nautical toponymists braying for blood, Centrex has scuttled South Australia’s last best hope of an interesting maritime place name.
Up front I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed BULKEX. As a first time visitor to Brisbane I reveled in the balmy, spring-like sunshine that week and the charm of the winding Brisbane River, which so reminded me of the River Clyde in my hometown of Glasgow.
Posted by Australian Bulk Handling Review at Apr 07, 2009 04:15 PM | Permalink
Simandou in Guinea. Oyu Tolgoy in Mongolia. Madagascar mineral sands. Eighteen months ago Rio Tinto trumpeted long and loud these enormous mining developments which it said would deliver far brisker future growth than takeover suitor BHP Billiton’s muted equivalents, such as Olympic Dam in South Australia.
Posted by Australian Bulk Handling Review at Mar 24, 2009 12:05 PM | Permalink
Under fire from disgruntled shareholders, Rio Tinto’s chief executive Tom Albanese might consider a new career in the music industry. Such is Tom’s similarity to twins Charlie and Craig Reid, founders of Auchtermuchty duo The Proclaimers, institutional investors have speculated he would be a logical addition to the band’s line-up.