Numerous major contracts have been awarded to the state’s mining and civil companies, creating a robust job market for contractors.
Two major rail freight operators are pursuing growth opportunites in WA’s mining sector.
As global competition for resources stocks builds, the Australian Securities Exchange is aiming to stay at the front of the pack.
The Karara Mining iron ore joint venture in the Mid West is considering its expansion options ahead of the construction of the Oakajee port, including a conveyor system to transport concentrate around
Hostility surrounding takeover offers by Minemakers and Panoramic Resources has escalated, with the merit of independent expert reports and company valuations being challenged in both cases.
Explorer Copper Range has outlined a move into the African energy sector after signing an agreement that could see it acquire up to an 80 per cent interest in the Bezaha oil project in Madagascar.
Prominent Western Australian businessman Michael Chaney has joined shareholders of iron ore hopeful Mindax in returning fire on a pair of directors at the company seeking to oust two fellow board memb
The University of Western Australia’s business school has received a funding boost through sponsorship agreements with two international companies.
Rio Tinto’s decision to review its diamonds business has potentially left both of Western Australia’s producing mines on course for new ownership.
Western Australian resources companies are helping to develop the South Australian iron ore sector as more projects in that state head towards production in the coming years.
Western Australian resources companies will have a more attractive path to listing on the Australian Securities Exchange under new proposals by the bourse aimed at strengthening the country’s equity c
WESTERN Africa is fast becoming known as the world’s third major iron ore province, as miners explore and develop high-grade, low-cost prospects in the region.
CHINA’S decision to slow national growth has cast doubt over the strength of the iron ore trade and led to uncertainty about the sector’s outlook, at least in the near term.
Across the Pilbara, in the Mid West, Yilgarn and Great Southern, WA’s iron ore sector is planning substantial growth.
A tough upbringing gave George Jones the tools he needed to forge a distinguished career in the resources industry.
The appetite for copper in Western Australia is growing amid some promising discoveries and strong prices for the key metal.
WESTERN Australian-based resources companies are experiencing mixed results from their plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange this year.
The Town of Port Hedland plans to use proceeds from BHP Billiton’s approved proposal to construct a large temporary workers’ accommodation facility in the town to fund its key Spoilbank Marina precinc
GOLD miner Norton Gold Fields is aiming to reduce costs at its Paddington operations near Kalgoorlie during the second half of the 2012 financial year to better compete with its low-cash peers.
FUTURE investment by Western Australian companies in Indonesia’s resources industry is under threat after the Indonesian government outlined plans to tighten mine ownership laws.
Western Australia boasts the top four producing gold mines in Australia as the country remained the world’s second-largest producer of the precious metal during the 2011 calendar year, gold mining con
THE increasing needs of mining companies and their staff for a range of support services in Western Australia has led to new opportunities for employment and growth in a number of sectors.
THE market should expect gold miner Northern Star Resources to make an acquisition soon, according to managing director Bill Beament.
Local players are making their mark on the multi-billion dollar oil and gas industry.
THE number of gold-producing mines in the Murchison is expected to spike during the next 18 months, as miners’ interest in the region grows on the back of prices nearing $US2,000 per ounce.
WA Business News 2012 40under40 1st Amongst Equals winner, Grey Egerton-Warburton, believes a business is only as good as its clients.
Western Australia dominates minerals exploration despite rising costs, fewer quality discoveries and a lengthy approvals process.
Construction giant Brookfield Multiplex has consolidated its position as a leading builder of hospitals in Western Australia after being picked by St John of God Health Care as managing contractor for
FIONA Hook has never thought of herself as a businesswoman.
Ancient history was her favourite subject at high school and this led her to studying archaeology at university.
THE relentless growth of Woolworths and Coles in the liquor sector hasn’t stopped smaller players from finding a position in the market.
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