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Sims Partners set for change

Insolvency firm Sims Partners is expecting major changes in the coming weeks with a merger on the eastern states horizon and name change for its six WA offices.

Gage Roads plan to flood beer market

Craft beer makers Gage Roads Brewing Company will release 17 new products over two years to help cement its place in Australia’s microbrewery market.

APAC joins coal rush in price spike

APAC Coal Ltd has joined a flurry of Australian companies looking to take advantage of booming coal prices by raising money to invest in international coal mining projects.

SGS moves into new airport digs

Scientific firm SGS Australia Pty Ltd this month took up residence in new facilities at Perth Airport.

Explorers target Eastern bloc

Australian exploration companies are renowned for pursuing opportunities in all corners of the globe, seeking out regions that will give them a competitive edge.

Volunteering goes virtual

Progressive CEOs and a more receptive workforce are helping shape a new phenomenon within Western Australian business, according to the state’s peak body for volunteering.

Facing a new carbon reality

The Western Australian business world was given a stark warning on April 17 about the uncertainties regarding climate change and what a carbon-restrained world means to Australia.

Recognition for exporters

Four Western Australian companies from diversely different industries were honoured at the recent International Business Council awards, held at Government House.

Share registry seeks investors

Nedlands-based Advanced Share Registry Services Ltd is looking to grow its business in Australia and internationally after launching a $5 million initial public offering this week.

Core beliefs drive business direction

When Dave Urquhart set out in 2004 to buy a mortgage and finance broking franchise, his values and beliefs were set in stone.

Not For Profit: Transparency worth reporting

The inaugural Australian PricewaterhouseCoopers Transparency Awards were held in Sydney last week, recognising the best-reporting not-for-profit organisations in the country.

Advanced Share Registry to list on ASX

Nedlands company Advanced Share Registry Services Ltd has launched a $5 million initial public offering to expand the share registry business that operates under the same name.

Mine workers to stay in touch 24-7

Workers at Newcrest Mining’s Telfer gold and copper mine now have 24-hour access to the internet as part of the company’s worker retention strategy.

Tastes of WA in South-East Asia

Azzura Gelati is one of 10 growing Western Australian businesses set to showcase its products at the Food and Hotel Asia 2008 trade event, to be held in Singapore from April 22-25.

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Govt seeks right to sack public servants

The state government will introduce involuntary severance as part of sweeping reforms recommended by the Economic Audit Committee to improve operational and financial performance within the public sector.

Premier digs in on super profits tax

Around a quarter of planned resource projects in Western Australia will be canned if the federal government pushes ahead with its 40 per cent super profit tax, Premier Colin Barnett says.

WA's fortunes to 'fade' - report

Australia will fall into recession this year with Western Australia's strong momentum expected to fade after 2010, a key economic forecast said.

Concerns mount on local infrastructure

One of the councils hardest hit by sub-prime related investment losses, the City of Melville, has blamed cost blowouts for its decision to stop work on an $8.1 million upgrade of the Leeming Recreation Centre.