Media Releases 2011

Posted in Media Releases 2011 21/12/2011
Asciano (ASX: AIO) announces today that its Pacific National Coal haulage business has entered into a new 10 year performance based take or pay contract with Rio Tinto Coal Australia (RTCA) for the annual movement of 8 million tonnes (mtpa) from its Hail Creek mine 0.5mtpa from its Kestrel coal mine...
Posted in Media Releases 2011 14/12/2011
Asciano completes its 1 for 3 share consolidation today. This consolidation, which was achieved through the conversion of 3 fully paid ordinary shares into one fully paid ordinary share, was approved by a resolution of shareholders at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held on 10 November 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 24/11/2011
In accordance with the terms and conditions of the Unmarketable Parcel Share Sale Facility (the Facility) announced on 5 October 2011, Asciano advises that it has sold a total of 1,194,168 shares for 7,199 participating shareholders at a price of $1.49 per share.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 21/11/2011
Asciano (ASX:AIO) is pleased to announce that its Patrick division has extended its long term relationship with Geneva based shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company SA (MSC), with the signing of a new agreement for container terminal stevedoring services.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 11/11/2011
Following shareholder approval at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held earlier yesterday, Asciano advises that the 1 for 3 share consolidation will proceed.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/11/2011
In accordance with Listing Rule 3.13.2 and section 251AA of the Corporations Act, we advise details of the resolutions and the proxies received in respect of each resolution are set out in the proxy summary.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/11/2011
In accordance with ASX Listing Rule 3.13.3, attached are the addresses and accompanying slide presentation to be given by Asciano’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the Annual General Meeting to be held today.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/11/2011
Asciano Group (Asciano), comprising Asciano Limited and Asciano Finance Trust, is pleased to report its key operating statistics.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 09/11/2011
Asciano (ASX: AIO), is pleased to announce that its ports division, Patrick has reached an in principle agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in respect of a new enterprise agreement that will cover employees at its container terminals.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 28/10/2011
Asciano announces the appointment of Ms Gillian Burrows to its senior management team as Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 25/10/2011
Anglo American Chairman Sir John Parker and Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll today joined senior executives from Asciano and its Coal division, Pacific National Coal, to officially launch the first two of 18 locomotives being delivered as part of two new 10 year coal haulage contracts, commencing in ...
Posted in Media Releases 2011 24/10/2011
Asciano announces it has completed the refinancing of its $144 billion in bank facilities.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/10/2011
Asciano releases its FY2011 Annual Report to shareholders.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/10/2011
Asciano announces that the head of its Patrick division, Mr Paul Garaty, will leave the Company early in the new year.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 05/10/2011
Asciano is offering eligible shareholders the opportunity to sell their small shareholding through an unmarketable parcel share sale facility (Facility). The Facility will allow small shareholders to sell their shares without incurring costs.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 26/08/2011
As part of its 2011 Full Year Results Briefing Asciano Limited announced it would pay a final dividend of 1 cent per share for the 2011 Financial Year.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 24/08/2011
CEO (Mr John Mullen) and CFO (Mr Angus McKay) present Asciano's FY11 highlights and operating performance, strategic direction and outlook for the year ending 30 June 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 24/08/2011
Asciano announces its financial results for the full year ending 30 June 2011 - a credible and resilient result in a difficult environment.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 23/08/2011
Pacific National’s Coal division reaches a milestone of 20 million tonnes of coal hauled to and unloaded at the Antiene Coal Unloading Facility in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 17/08/2011
Asciano will hold its Annual General Meeting at 11.00am on Thursday 10 November 2011 in the auditorium at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 2 Clarendon Street, Southbank Victoria. A map is attached.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 10/08/2011
Pacific National’s Coal division launches its new Depot and Train Crew Barracks in Gunnedah. The facilities will act as a base for Pacific National’s Coal operations in the region and include a two storey administration building and Train Crew Barracks housing up to seven train crew at any one time.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 20/07/2011
Asciano has completed a new five year contract with Danish shipping giant Maersk Line effective immediately. The new contract encompasses the movement of existing volume (approximately 503,000 containers in FY11*) combined with an additional proforma 190,000 containers per annum.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 29/06/2011
Asciano's Pacific National Coal haulage business has successfully completed the renegotiation of its existing coal haulage contract with Coal & Allied in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, entering into a long term, take or pay contract for the annual movement of up to 30 million tonnes of coal.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 15/06/2011
Asicano has entered into a long term, take or pay contract with BHP Mitsui Coal Pty Ltd for the annual movement of up to 4.2 million tonnes of coal in Queensland commencing on 1 January 2013.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 06/06/2011
As part of its 2010 Full Year Results Announcement released to the ASX on 25 August 2010 Asciano advised the market of a portfolio restructure from four to three business segments. The restructure was implemented early in the 2011 calendar year and was not reflected in the 2011 Half Year Results.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 31/05/2011
Pacific National is investing more than $150 million into regional Queensland with the construction of four new train maintenance and provisioning facilities at Nebo, Waitara, Dysart and Callemondah.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 27/05/2011
Patrick welcomes the eleventh hour decision by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) to lift its industrial action at Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle container terminals but says that the parties are no closer to a resolution of this matter.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 26/05/2011
Patrick confirms that the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has rejected its offer to enter into voluntary conciliation and arbitration before the Fair Work Commission.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 26/05/2011
Asciano Limited (Asciano) advises that the continuing MUA industrial action is expected to have an adverse impact on its full year EBIT results.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 25/05/2011
Patrick has extended a formal invitation to the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) to enter into voluntary conciliation and arbitration before the Fair Work Commission.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 23/05/2011
Patrick has received notification of further action by Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) workers at all four of its container terminals, beginning 25 May 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 02/05/2011
Patrick confirms it has received notification of additional 24 hour strike action by Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) workers at its Port Kembla Bulk and General Stevedoring operation on Tuesday 3 May 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 02/05/2011
Asciano announces the appointment of Ms Alexandra Badenoch to its senior management team as the Director of Human Resources.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 02/05/2011
Asciano Limited (Asciano) reports its key operating statistics for the three months from 1 January 2011 to 31 March 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 30/04/2011
Patrick has received notification of a 24-hour strike over pay negotiations at its four Australian Container Terminals beginning on Saturday 30 April.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 28/04/2011
Pacific National's Coal division and Xstrata strike a new export deal and agree to terms on a 10 year Access Agreement to transport magnetite concentrate produced at Xstrata’s Ernest Henry Mining (EHM) operation from Cloncurry to the Port of Townsville starting 28 April, 2011.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 01/04/2011
Asciano has priced an offering of US$750 million of 5.0% Senior Guaranteed Notes due April 7, 2018 and US$250 million of 6.0% Senior Guaranteed Notes due April 7, 2023 in the international and United States Rule 144A debt capital markets.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 25/03/2011
Pacific National will invest more than $110 million into the Hunter Valley economy and create up to 550 full time jobs during the 12 month construction of its new Train Support Facility at Greta, following approval from the NSW Department of Planning.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 23/02/2011
Asciano's CEO (Mr John Mullen) and CFO (Mr Angus McKay) present Asciano's half year results highlights - a robust operating result, increasing returns from new and existing business.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 23/02/2011
Asciano announces its financial results for the half year ended 31 December 2010, incorporating the requirements of Appendix 4D - a robust operating result, increasing returns from new and existing business.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 07/02/2011
The Chairman of Asciano, Malcolm Broomhead, addresses analysts and investors regarding the appointment of John Mullen as Asciano's new Chief Executive Officer.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 07/02/2011
Asciano has appointed John Mullen as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Asciano. Mr Mullen will succeed Mark Rowsthorn.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 01/02/2011
Asciano has executed a long term, take or pay contract with Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd for the movement of 3.5 million tonnes per annum of coal from its Foxleigh coal mine in Queensland commencing 1 July 2012.
Posted in Media Releases 2011 12/01/2011
Asciano advises its businesses are being impacted by the ongoing severe weather conditions. In particular, the extreme rainfall across Queensland continues to affect coal rail network availability and has resulted in significant speed restrictions.