The University of Western Australia has appointed Department of Finance director general Anne Nolan, Woodside chief executive Peter Coleman and Alverstoke Group founder John Willinge to its Business School board of directors.
Ipernica founder Graham Griffiths has resigned as the company switches its focus to the growth of mapping services company nearmap.com.
Mr Griffiths was managing director at the technology commercialisation group for 11.5 years.
Allmine Group subsidiary Construction Industries Australia has won a $50 million service contract with MCC Mining.
The contract is open-ended and is the second secured by CIA's recently formed structural and mechanical piping division.
A joint venture led by US-owned construction contractor Kiewit Australia, which is a new player in the local mining sector, has won a $247 million contract from Fortescue Metals Group for works on the Cloudbreak iron ore development in the Pilbara.
The fate of Brockman Resources' Marillana iron ore development in the Pilbara is up in the air, after major shareholder Wah Nam International commissioned a review of the Perth-based junior's operations.
The Western Australian Farmers Federation says Coles' announcement that it will source more milk from WA is a positive step for the supermarket giant to repair its relationship with the state's dairy farmers.