The five-port average crane rate was 24.9 containers per hour in the September quarter 2000. This is the highest crane productivity recorded since the series commenced.
Publications by year: 2000
Historically, railways have provided the means to open up new areas for economic development. When built to link existing centres of economic activity, they have given rise to greatly increased opportunities for trade and travel.
This information sheet provides estimates of non-bulk freight flows over seven intercity corridors for the 25 years from 1970 to 1995.
Compared with 1998–99, the 1999–2000 five port total container traffic, measured in teus, increased by 14 per cent to 3.14 million teus.
The paper provides information on coastal freight movements between Australian ports. It covers cargoes loaded and discharged at Australian ports during 1998–99.
The BTE has developed a general framework for undertaking port impact studies in Australia , with a case study of the Port of Fremantle measuring the impact of port-related activities on the Western Australian economy in 1998–99.
Urban car travel in Australia is expected to continue to grow appreciably over the next 20 years (by close to 30 per cent) though at a somewhat slower rate of growth than for the last few decades.
During the 1990s, around 2000 people per year died and over 20 000 per year sustained serious injuries on Australian roads.
This report presents the results of BTRE's third annual review of the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme. It covers the operation and impact of the Scheme up to (and including) 1998–1999.
Overall, while the national crane rate productivity in the December quarter 1999, as measured by the five-port average, exceeded the rate for the December quarter 1998, it was lower than rates achieved for the first three quarters of 1999.