Western Australia's flat white, long black, latte and hot chocolate set have maintained their strong support for the Liberal Party, delivering an espresso shot in the arm for the government the day before the election.
The uranium asset spin-out of East Perth-based diamonds explorer North Australian Diamonds Ltd, Top End Uranium Ltd, has closed its initial public offer oversubscribed, the parent company has announced.
West Perth-based tin and base metals company Bellevue Resources Ltd will raise $3.5 million in its initial public offer, to be used for further acquisitions and exploration of its North Queensland project.
The directors of Home Building Society Ltd have moved to reassure shareholders that its proposed merger with Bank of Queensland would not be affected by BOQ's failure to complete a separate merger with Mackay Permanent Building Society Ltd.
Nedlands-based Lodestar Minerals Ltd, a subsidiary of Dioro Exploration Ltd, has launched its prospectus, aiming to raise $5 million in its initial public offer to pursue nickel exploration over Dioro's Penfolds project.
West Perth-based Heron Resources Ltd will raise $17.2 million through the placement of 15 million shares to CVRD Inco Ltd, just days after raising the same amount in a two-tranche placement of the same number of shares to BHP Billiton.
West Perth-based Bathurst Resources Ltd will open its initial public offer today, aiming to raise $3 million for gold, nickel and base metals exploration at the Mount Clifford prospect, northwest of Leonora.
Nedlands-based investment company Oceanic Uranium Fund Ltd will raise $50 million in its initial public offer, raising funds to pursue investments in the uranium and broader energy sectors, the company has announced.
Michael Kiernan-chaired Territory Resources Ltd has acquired about 14 per cent of Herdsman-based mineral sands miner Olympia Resources Ltd, causing Olympia's share price to rise sharply for the second day running.
WA politics reclaimed the spotlight this week as Upper House MP Shelley Archer quit the ALP. Meanwhile both federal parties launched their campaigns, Foreign Affairs spokesmen were in furious agreement and our expats started voting.