Adrian Rauso

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.

Centurion wins $75m Qld contract

Trucking business Centurion has been awarded a $75 million contract by global miner Anglo American to deliver general freight services at its Bowen Basin operations in central Queensland.

Georgiou, Ertech JV wins $120m NSW contract

A 50-50 joint venture between Perth-based companies Georgiou Group and Ertech has been awarded a $120 million contract for a road upgrade project in western Sydney.

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Morrison backs WTO overhaul

Navitas announces Dutch expansion

Global education services provider Navitas has expanded into the Netherlands, after signing an agreement with the University of Twente to operate its pathway program for international students.

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WA economy ‘out of the woods’, says economic forecaster

Raine Square confirms new tenants for stage 1 launch

Two high-end restaurants will join a 12-screen cinema as tenants in the $75 million Raine Square redevelopment project, the first stage of which is set to open in September.

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Women lead WA jobs charge

Whitehead to depart WASO

Craig Whitehead will step down from his role as West Australian Symphony Orchestra chief executive in November after 10 years in the position.

Successful sea trial for Veem

Marine technology company VEEM has announced successful sea trials of its gyrostabilisers by Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards.

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Advara sale kicks off WA land titles process

Navitas to close colleges in $130m restructure

Global education services provider Navitas has announced it will close colleges in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as exiting its Australian health care training business, in a restructure of its careers and industry division.

O’Neill appointed Trinity principal

Trinity College has announced the recruitment of Darren O'Neill as its next principal, succeeding Ivan Banks, who announced his resignation in April and will step down after 12 years at the helm.

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Lithium past its peak as price slides

WestStar wins second Greenbushes contract

WestStar Industrial subsidiary SIMPEC has won a $2.7 million contract at Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes lithium mine.

SCEE wins $50m in contracts

Perth-based Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has secured a number of new contracts across the country in the commercial, resources and telecommunication sectors.

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Westpac to quit SMSF lending

Cole, Atkins join Ausdrill board

Mining services contractor Ausdrill has continued its board renewal, including the appointment of its first female director, just weeks after company founder Ron Sayers retired.

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Iron ore miners tipped to have record quarter

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Rio in for the long haul to rehabilitate Argyle

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Tax over-claimers gouge $8.7bn

Rio extends Westug contract

Rio Tinto has extended its contract with Perth-based towage company Westug at its two Pilbara iron ore ports, in a deal worth $200 million.

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Fragrance hangs on heritage

Tempo to acquire Comsite

Diversified contractor Tempo Australia has announced it will acquire NSW-based telco services company Comsite Services in a deal worth up to $4 million.

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Mining faces deep hole as students tune out

Black Dragon Gold plans $6m IPO

UK-based Black Dragon Gold has announced plans for a $6 million initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Southern Cross wins $55m NSW infrastructure contract

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded a $55 million electrical instrumentation installation contract at the Westconnex M5 road project in NSW.

Altech raises $17m

Altech Chemicals has raised $17 million to help fund the construction of a high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Malaysia.

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Security fears as Huawei snares $136m rail contract

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Rio Tinto eyes next big iron ore play

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States get $9b top-up in GST fix

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ASIC calls for crackdown on card sharks



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Crackdown on rorters taking ATO for ride

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ATO warns on ‘systemic abuse’

Strong growth for Perth’s luxury suburbs

Seven out of the 10 Perth suburbs to have achieved the largest median house price increase in 2018 have at least a 37 per cent higher sale price than the overall Perth median of $505,000, according to the latest Reiwa data.

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ATO clamps down on company car use

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Elanor in $125m Perth purchase

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FMG dispute goes to Canberra

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WA goes it alone on energy

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$1b GST windfall to boost Budget