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.
Mineral Resources and Brockman Mining have deferred the agreement for key infrastructure works at their $300 million Marillana iron ore project by up to a year, as MinRes seeks more time to satisfy preconditions.
The City of Kwinana could become home to one of two Costco stores planned for Perth, after the Western Australian Planning Commission approved changes to planning guidelines to facilitate its development.
Australia exported 75.1 million tonnes of LNG in the 2019 financial year, 21.2 per cent higher than the previous fiscal year prior, and is expected to become the largest LNG producer in the world this financial year.
The Chamber of Minerals & Energy of Western Australia has welcomed a major environmental move by the state government today that will slash approval times for BHP's Pilbara iron ore developments by up to half.
Piedmont Lithium has raised $21 million via a share placement to complete the definitive feasibility study for its namesake project, while Marindi Metals has tapped investors for $2.5 million, and Koppar Resources for $1.1 million.
Shares in Dacian Gold have rallied to recover some ground from a significant fall last month, as the company released an update to its Mt Morgans mine plan, which noted significant potential to increase its annual production rate.
The median price of a house in Perth recorded the largest decline among all state capitals for September, with the slump over the past five years now surpassing 20 per cent, according to the latest CoreLogic data.