Woodside urged to pick up Pluto pace; Property sector takes a $51bn hit; Banks tighten credit to first-homebuyers; Amcor joins raising rush in $2.4bn Rio package deal; Commodities slump to hit Rio Tinto
BHP warns idle capacity threatens price recovery; Rhodes, Cole names in Great Southern cattle writ; CBA chief warns of a further downturn, despite $4.7bn profit; Confidence hits two-year peak; China softens charges against Hu
MALAGA-BASED Cool Clear Water Group has completed the first stage of its expansion plans to become Australia's largest provider of point-of-use filtration systems, after buying competitor H2Only Water Purification Systems.
THERE have been 19 cases of corporate fraud costing almost $17 million in Western Australia since the start of 2008, with commercial business the most common victim and management the most successful perpetrator.
THE state's peak business organisation is urging employers to get independent advice before signing documents from unions seeking negotiations over pay and conditions, following claims the CFMEU has been operating contrary to new industrial relations laws
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.
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.