ACQUISITIONS and strategic alliances have helped civil construction and maintenance contractor WBHO Civil significantly expand its business operations in recent years.
Started in 1987, WBHO has grown into a 'one-stop shop' for civil construction services.
PLANS are well under way for construction of Geraldton's first high-rise apartments following the recent completion of the city's foreshore redevelopment.
Kiama Holdings has launched Harborside, a new mixed-use, high-rise development on the Geraldton foreshore.
The Western Australian government will provide an extra $7.5 million to fund a new minerals research institute, which Petroleum and Mines Minister Norman Moore says will help to drive the long-term future of the state's minerals industry.
The opportuntities are huge but so are the stakes, which is why Western Australia's petroleum sector is pushing hardest for greater levels of safety through training and, in some cases, organisational change.
THE bulk of the work associated with the federal government's Building the Education Revolution may have tapered off, but a steady stream of new schools and upgrades to existing facilities is providing some relief for local builders struggling in the commercial market.