Adrian Rauso joined Business News in February 2018 as the morning email producer and is the online news reporter as of January 2019. Adrian completed a degree in journalism and politics at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the co-editor of the University’s student magazine for nearly two years. He also has experience in corporate affairs at the United States Consulate in Perth.
Seven West Media has announced an agreement to acquire regional TV broadcaster Prime Media, while the Kerry Stokes-chaired company will also divest its radio assets in Western Australia to Southern Cross Austereo.
Shares in Northern Star Resources slumped today following the release of a quarterly update for its Pogo mine in Alaska, but the gold miner has assured investors that the weak results from the highly-touted operation were expected.
Woodside Petroleum is priming itself to begin design work on its $30 billion Browse LNG project by the end of the year, and has reiterated its intention for a final decision on construction during the first half of 2021.
Fortescue Metals Group, South32, Iluka Resources, Western Power and Synergy are among a group of 10 resources and energy companies collaborating to develop a toolkit to pre-screen for modern slavery risks within their supply chains.
Perth-based Diamond Cyber Security and Asterisk Information Security will be two of at least 12 Australian cyber security firms bought out by BGH Capital and merged into a new entity to compete with the larger US-based vendors.
Santos has struck a deal to pay up to $US1.44 billion ($A2.12 billion) for ConocoPhillips' interests in northern Australia, including its majority stake in the Darwin LNG plant and its interest in three major gas fields off the coast of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Housing finance provider Australian Finance Group says lending for homes in the first quarter of the 2020 financial year in Western Australia has rebounded from record low levels to reach its highest figure since the end of the 2017 fiscal year.