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  1. 2018

    1. Fire at K2

      UPDATE 2 - Industrial fire at Port of Newcastle Kooragang 2 berth

      24 August 2018

      The industrial fire reported at Port of Newcastle's Kooragang 2 berth gantry crane has now been put out and the berth reopened.
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    2. Industrial fire at K2

      UPDATE 1 - Industrial fire at Port of Newcastle Kooragang 2 berth

      24 August 2018

      Port of Newcastle was advised of an industrial fire at its Kooragang 2 berth at Walsh Point this morning. Emergency services are currently on site and responding to the incident.
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    3. Newcastle Container Terminal - Side View

      New CEO commits Port of Newcastle to developing world-class container terminal

      1 August 2018

      The new CEO of the Port of Newcastle, Craig Carmody, today committed the Port of Newcastle to developing a world-class container terminal to boost jobs and business opportunities in the Hunter region and dramatically reduce the number of trucks on Sydney's roads through expanded use of Newcastle's rail connectivity.
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    4. Container vessel

      OPINION: Why we need a world-class container port

      27 July 2018

      Connectivity isn't everything, but it's almost everything. Faster, better and cheaper is transforming our daily lives. And connectivity isn't just about broadband access. It's also about fast and efficient freight transport.
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    5. Steel

      Mid-year trade update

      24 July 2018

      At the mid-point of 2018, the Port of Newcastle has achieved a steady half year trade result. Overall the Port has handled 81.4 million tonnes of trade, valued at $AUD 13.5 billion from January to June 2018.
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    6. Matt - Soul Cafe

      Port industry partnership supports Soul Cafe

      6 July 2018

      A unique collaboration between Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group, Port of Newcastle and Orica has enabled the local Soul Café to upgrade its facility and future proof the invaluable service it provides. 
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    7. Shorebirds

      NCIG Shorebird Rehabilitation Project

      25 June 2018

      Port tenant, NCIG was recently awarded a PIANC Working With Nature Certificate for their Shorebird Rehabilitation project on Ash Island. The Certificate was awarded at the recent PIANC 2018 congress in Panama and is one of only two Australian projects to ever receive this prestigious award.
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    8. Newcastle Bulk Terminal

      Newcastle Bulk Terminal to raise the bar

      5 June 2018

      The Port of Newcastle is demonstrating its commitment to the diversified trades of the Port by formally launching the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development at Walsh Point, Kooragang Island.
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    9. Craig Carmody

      Port of Newcastle appoints new CEO to drive growth and diversification agenda

      31 May 2018

      Following an extensive recruitment process, Port of Newcastle is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Carmody as incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Port of Newcastle.
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    10. Container Terminal

      INDUSTRY OPINION: A competitive and efficient container terminal alternative

      29 May 2018

      By Simon Gelder, Port of Newcastle's Acting CEO and Chief Financial Officer 
      The Port of Newcastle believes efficient markets competing on a level playing field should determine the location of an alternative to the Port Botany container terminal.  A lack of competition means higher costs for importers, exporters, consumers and businesses across the State. 
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