Just over a week after standing down as chief executive of major Queensland energy supplier CS Energy Ltd, Mark Chatfield has returned to Western Australia, taking on a role at South Perth-based energy company Aviva Corporation Ltd.
West Perth-based Midwest Corporation Ltd's efforts to transfer its haulage operations from road to rail by the end of September has hit another snag, with an Environmental Protection Authority assessment due to delay the project by a further six months.
Perth-based Vietnam Industrial Investments Ltd has recommended its shareholders adjourn a vote today on the sale of its stake in two subsidiaries, concrete-reinforcing steel bar producers Vinausteel Ltd and Ssesteel Ltd, after receiving a superior offer.
It's not often that a government policy wins the approval of both the Greens (WA) and the Western Australian Farmers Federation, but the State Government's decision to construct a second desalination plant achieved it this week.
The former music director of the English National Opera, Paul Daniel, has signed on to be Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra for three years from January 2009, the orchestra announced today.
Subiaco-based Niagara Mining Ltd has responded to an Australian Stock Exchange share price query, saying the announcement of positive drilling results on Monday did not compromise its confidentiality obligations, despite knowing about them a month before.
There was more pressure than the TEE this week as governments prepared their budgets - Education was the topic du jour in Canberra, while WA business wants to teach Treasurer Eric Ripper a lesson, and kids say the darndest things to the Prime Minister.
West Perth-based Information Technology services provider Unisys West Pty Ltd will no longer be able to name its UK-based parent among its customers, after HBOS Australia Pty Ltd annouced plans to end its IT contact with the company in December.
West Perth-based minerals explorer Trajan Minerals Ltd aims to raise $2.5 million in its initial public offer to fund nickel-focused exploration of Northern Territory tenements in which it has rights to a majority interest.
Austereo's mix 94.5 has the ear of over 20 per cent of Perth's radio audience, according to Nielsen Media Research, and Southern Cross Broadcasting's 96FM has beaten DMG Radio's Nova 93.7 for second place, despite an 0.8 per cent jump in listeners this pe
West Perth-based petroleum explorer ARC Energy Ltd's plans to acquire the Wandoo Petroleum Pty Ltd Australian portfolio for $380 million have suffered a setback, with Canada-based Vermilion Oil & Gas exercising its pre-emptive rights to a major asset
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West Perth-based iron ore explorer Territory Iron Ltd chairman Michael Kiernan will commence work at the company in an executive capacity after managing director Doug Stewart advised he would retire from the company in late July.
The board of Belmont-based diversified financial services provider Financial Resources Ltd has advised its shareholders to vote against the re-appointment to the board of former chief executive Barry Samuels, saying it would be detrimental to the company.
Perth-based diamond explorer Venus Resources Ltd, which boasts Perth jeweller Craig Rosendorff as a board member, has announced plans to raise $2 million through its initial public offer, to fund exploration of its East Kimberley diamond project.
Attention that starts as limelight can quickly turn to a sickly green, as state and federal politicians selling their Budgets, IR policies and themselves as electoral prospects to an observant public re-discovered this week.
After 17 years in Federal parliament, 13 years on the front bench and two months after leaving Cabinet, Western Australian Liberal Senator Ian Campbell today announced he would resign from the Senate to pursue a career in the private sector.
Perth-based Vietnam Industrial Investments Ltd expects to receive around $14.6 million for the sale of its concrete-reinforcing steel bar producing subsidiaries Ssesteel Ltd and 70 per cent owned Vinausteel Ltd - up $1.5 million from its previous expectat
Henderson-based drill and blast company Brandrill Ltd anticipates a 10 per cent fall in its before tax end-of-year profit, after activity levels for the first four months of the calendar year fell below original expectations.
Subiaco-based Red Centre Uranium Ltd will raise $2 million in its initial public offer, using funds raised to investigate opportunities in mining or industry, with particular focus on uranium developments.
West Perth-based gold and base metals explorer Stirling Minerals Ltd has announced plans to raise $3.5 million in its initial public offer to fund exploration of its Quidong project in south-eastern New South Wales.
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Sydney-based investment company Morning Star Holdings Ltd has withdrawn its proposed $11 million acquisition of Wembley- based International Mining Technologies Pty Ltd after deciding its product commercialisation risk was too great.