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  • Regulator scopes Transurban bid for Queensland Motorways Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:27 AM ET

    SYDNEY, Feb 12- Australia's competition regulator said on Wednesday it was inviting feedback on whether Transurban Group, the country's biggest toll road operator, should be allowed to buy about A $5 billion of roads from the Queensland state government.

  • SYDNEY, Feb 6- Three investment consortia- two involving Gulf Arab government-owned funds- plan to lodge indicative bids for Australian state-owned toll road company Queensland Motorways Ltd on Friday, sources close to the transaction said.

  • Motorists have preferred to use Spain's free national highways during the recession so traffic on the toll roads has fallen nearly 40 percent in the 5- year economic slump. Builders, including Ferrovial, Abertis, OHL, ACS, FCC and Acciona, created joint ventures to win concessions from the government to build the toll roads during Spain's boom years.

  • The joint project is to develop a railway network linking Oman in the south to Kuwait in the north through the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

  • Extreme Sports Costs Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:23 AM ET
    When it comes to separating the rational from the reckless, few activities draw a line in the sand quite like extreme sports. Do you think you’re an extreme sports practitioner just because you grunt loudly when you hit a tennis ball? Well, try jumping off a 1,000-foot-tall cell phone tower with only seconds to deploy your parachute, or leaping from an airplane for a little wingsuit flying. Your attitude is likely to change.For those who participate in these sports, laughing in the face of death

    People participating in extreme sports can spend anywhere from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands. What are the costs associated with extreme sports?

  • Revival for Railcar Sector?     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    James Cowan, American Railcar Industries CEO & president, and Steve Barger, KeyBanc Capital Markets transport analyst, discuss early signs of a revival for the railcar industry.

  • Highways and Railtracks News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET

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