Water Resources Minister John Kobelke has asked his department to accelerate development of a management plan for the Collie-Wellington Basin, after a State Government-commissioned report found the site was a realistic water source for the future.
Perth-based seafood company Australis Aquaculture Ltd aims to raise $10 million through a placement and share issue to fund the acquisition of Vietnamese farming production assets and an upgrade of its US supply and distribution infrastructure.
The WA ALP conference and Liberal Party's Federal Council meetings allowed for bush telegraph chatter this week, while Catholic Archbishops noted thrice-crowing roosters and the access card was lead out to pasture.
South Perth-based Olympia Resources Ltd will close its entitlements issue today, aiming to raise $3.2 million for exploration of three mineral sands tenements in Western Australia, Kalimantan and the Northern Territory.
Former Western Australian premier Geoff Gallop and Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA chief executive John Langoulant will serve on the Council of Australian Governments reform council, Prime Minister John Howard announced today.
A diplomat, they say, will tell you to go to hell so nicely that you look forward to the trip. Both state and federal politicians issued directions this week as fairness, English and citizenship tests dominated the agenda.
Mavuzi Resources Ltd, the spin-off of Perth-based uranium company OmegaCorp Ltd, has issued a prospectus for its initial public offer, aiming to raise $8.8 million for further exploration and development.
Perth-based resources industry publisher Aspermont Ltd has increased its stake in South Perth-based mineral explorer Excalibur Mining Corporation Ltd, receiving 40 million shares and 20 million options for its stake in a mining subsidiary.
Perth-based asset management company PearlStreet Ltd has forecast a 15 to 20 per cent decrease in its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation, caused by delays to project timetables and maintenance shutdowns.
While debate raged over the Prime Minister's dining room upgrade and Therese Rein's possible boardroom departure, David Hicks returned to Australia, a Stadium was planned then "thought about", and Alan Carpenter defended the cost of CCC.
Perth's rental vacancy rate plunged to an all time low of 0.8 per cent while Perth's land prices surged ahead in the March quarter, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia and the Urban Development Institute of Australia WA.
West Perth-based miner Straits Resources Ltd has appointed former PricewaterhouseCoopers managing partner Alan Good as non-executive chairman and Richard Ong Chui Chat as chief executive of its Singapore-based subsidiary.
Shares in Belmont-based sampling equipment manufacturer Essa Australia Ltd were up nearly 20 per cent today, after the company announced an expected 65 per cent rise in net profit after tax from the previous year.
Trade in Sydney-based hazardous waste management company Dolomatrix International Ltd rose 19 per cent in early trade today, on speculation of a merger between the company and Kwinana-based Tox Free Solutions Ltd.
Plans for a new 60,000 seat outdoor stadium were unveiled today, with the State Government's Stadium Taskforce declaring the proposed sites of Kitchener Park, Subiaco, and the old East Perth power station site were both suitable options.