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Coles and Viva Energy enter new fuel deal
2 weeks ago

Coles and Viva Energy enter new fuel deal

Coles has signed a new deal with petrol partner Viva Energy after predicting earnings from its convenience store division to plunge this year more than 60 per cent.

Coles chief …
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Fuel contaminates soil, groundwater at 7-Eleven servo
3 weeks ago

Fuel contaminates soil, groundwater at 7-Eleven servo

Leaking fuel from a Matraville petrol station has significantly polluted soil and surrounding groundwater, prompting an investigation into potential health impacts on nearby shop workers and residents.

The NSW Environment …
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Caltex $500m buyback tipped
3 weeks ago

Caltex $500m buyback tipped

Caltex is tipped to launch a $500 million-plus buyback when it releases its half-yearly result to reduce excess franking credits and to offset weaker earnings.

In a note yesterday, …
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Gas station leak United Petroleum (UP) in The Strand, Dee Why has ‘potential to cause harm’
3 weeks ago

Gas station leak United Petroleum (UP) in The Strand, Dee Why has ‘potential to cause harm’

Leaky tanks at a Dee Why petrol station have polluted surrounding groundwater, potentially “causing harm” to human health and the environment.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued United …
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Running on nearly empty: fool’s gamble with fuel reserves
3 weeks ago

Running on nearly empty: fool’s gamble with fuel reserves

Since the revelation in March last year that Australia’s national security could be threatened by the fact that the country has fuel reserves of just 43 days’ supply, the Federal Government has dragged …
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HR Highlight:  Easter Holiday Break, time to get ready now
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Easter Holiday Break, time to get ready now

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The Christmas and New Year break is now behind us and hot crossed buns are in the bakeries and the chocolate eggs are on the shelves, which means Easter is …
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Report urges Government to support electric vehicles
3 weeks ago

Report urges Government to support electric vehicles

Australia needs to get serious about the uptake of electric vehicles on our roads, according to a report from a Senate Committee.

The committee has made a number …
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Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA
3 weeks ago

Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA

The nation’s peak motoring body says both major parties must confront the replacement of fuel excise with a road-user charge and start the transition by applying it to the growing fleet of …
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Viva Energy again downgrades profit estimates as refiner margins sag
4 weeks ago

Viva Energy again downgrades profit estimates as refiner margins sag

Recently listed fuels supplier Viva Energy has again downgraded its profit guidance for 2018, citing weakness in Asian refining margins, as warned that profit from refining this first half of …
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Gull Petroleum founder Fred Rae dead, aged 87
1 month ago

Gull Petroleum founder Fred Rae dead, aged 87

Fred Rae, the patriarch of the Gull fuel retailing fortune, has died aged 87.

Mr Rae, who passed away peacefully in his Perth home on January 17, founded Gull in …
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