Mark Beyer

As News Editor, Mark Beyer oversees the day-to-day editorial team at Business News. Mark has nearly 30 years experience, primarily in business journalism. He has worked in corporate affairs roles, both in-house and as a consultant. Mark’s is a former economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra.

Why shares are set to rise

Having studied investment cycles over seven decades, Peter Kennedy has identified some extraordinary patterns, and they give him great confidence about the stockmarket outlook.

Property trusts chase $640 million

GDI Property Group and Charter Hall have formally launched investment offers this week, giving wholesale investors an opportunity to buy a stake in two major Perth office buildings.

Dutch group buys WA industry leader

Nedlands company Advanced Geomechanics is hoping to extend its reach into the global subsea engineering market following its directors' decision to sell the business to Dutch multinational Fugro.

Rio defers new mines

Rio Tinto has highlighted the dramatic shift in strategy by the big mining houses by unveiling a 'low cost' expansion for its Pilbara iron ore business, with plans to lift production at five existing mines before it considers developing any new mines.

Token red tape cuts not enough

The state government needs to tackle real regulatory minefields, like liquor licensing, and not just abolish redundant laws.

Empire report gets 84% no vote

Empire Oil and Gas shareholders showed their overwhelming lack of support today towards the company's recently ousted directors by lodging a massive vote against the remuneration report.

Heritage issues delay mine

Iron Ore Holdings had mixed news for shareholders yesterday, with lower costs likely to bolster its major project but heritage issues causing delays at a second project involving Mineral Resources.

Gooding to step down after huge ‘no’ vote

Dalton Gooding has agreed to stand down as chairman of biotech company Avita Medical but shareholders today supported the re-election of Professor Fiona Wood as a director.

Mirabela on the brink

Embattled miner Mirabela Nickel has formally acknowledged "significant uncertainty" about whether it will continue as a going concern, after Canadian regulators issued a 'cease trade' order.

Transport sector goes intermodal

FEATURE: The trucking and logistics sector is investing in new growth projects around Perth's two major freight hubs, despite the economic slowdown in WA.

Climate debate heats up BHP meeting

BHP Billiton's annual meeting in Perth today resembled a debate on climate change, with chairman Jac Nasser expressing frustration that the company's achievements in that field were not being recognised.

MinRes tips 38% profit growth

Mineral Resources is expecting to defy the mining services downturn, telling shareholders today that it anticipates strong growth in net profit in the current financial year.


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