STAY away from sports – that was the advice HydraSafe managing director and founder Wayne Ashdown received from a business associate when he first considered manufacturing an electrolyte replacement drink.
FOUR years after their first conversations about how to revolutionise the bulk scanning and indexing industry, i2 Software directors Quentin Gribble and Andrew Wade can finally say they’re in it for more than just the love of the business.
WITH the state government planning to pour $856 million into its Pilbara Cities program, it seems logical for town planning firms to exploit this opportunity by expanding in the targeted growth centres of Port Hedland and Karratha.
THE awarding last week of rail transport contracts for a $3.5 billion fertiliser project at Collie has put the two winners in good position to bid for the much larger contracts that will be needed to support the planned expansion of Collie coal exports.
FIBREGLASS was a dirty word to Andy Greathead – that is until he quit as head of listed resources services company ADG Global Supply to become involved in a business that uses the material to make alternatives to steel.
TWO months ago, when the state government announced a $350 million upgrade of Western Australia’s grain freight network, it appeared that a long-running debate had finally been settled. But industry remains divided over how the money should be spent.