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People Moves January 20, 2017

Two more consultants appointed to Churchill Consulting

Board Moves January 20, 2017

Stephen Pearce has resigned as non-executive director of Cedar Woods Properties.  Mr  Pearce has been appointed finance director of Anglo American plc and will be relocating to London.

Resolute recruits de Bruin

Resolute Mining has become the second Western Australia-based mining company to appoint a female executive to one of its top jobs within the past week, with Lee-Anne de Bruin to take over as chief financial officer next month. 

Aurora in venture with WorleyParsons

Shares in Aurora Labs were higher on the announcement of a commercial venture with engineering business WorleyParsons to incorporate its metal 3D printing technology into operations across a number of industries.

Doray names Kelly's successor

Doray Minerals has found a permanent replacement for its recently departed managing director Allan Kelly, appointing Leigh Junk to the role with a larger base salary than his predecessor.

Board Moves January 19, 2017

Dreamscape Networks has appointed current non-executive director Evan Cross as director, acquisitions. John Zee has been appointed executive director of RMG.

Red 5 faces delays at gold mine

Gold miner Red 5 will be forced to put its Siana operations on temporary standby by the end of the month after running into regulatory delays for construction of new infrastructure.

NSW premier quits politics

Mike Baird has made a shock announcement this morning, saying he will immediately resign both as premier of NSW and from politics altogether, before revealing a number of serious family health issues.

Galaxy borrows $US40m to refinance debt

Galaxy Resources has secured a $US40 million ($A53 million) facility with BNP Paribas to square off its existing owings to investment group OCP Asia.

Board Moves January 18, 2017

Quest Minerals has announced the appointments of Steve Formica as non-executive chair and David Palumbo as non-executive director.

Board Moves January 9-13, 2017

Brian McMaster has been appointed non-executive director of Carajas Copper Company.

Hunt gets health, promotion for Wyatt

Turnbull government ministers Greg Hunt and Arthur Sinodinos have been given senior portfolios in a reshuffle announced today, while Perth MP Ken Wyatt has made hstory by being named the first indigenous Australian appointed to a federal ministry.

People Moves January 12, 2017

New chief executive appointed to disability services provider

People Moves January 16, 2017

Local legal firms add experience

Board Moves January 17, 2017

Michael Mann AM has been appointed non-executive director at Vietnam Industrial Investments.

ERA flags more impairments

Rio Tinto's uranium-focused subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia expects to report $231 million in impairments for the year to December 2016, in response to further weakness in the depressed market for yellowcake.

Gold Road doubles exploration budget

Perth-based Gold Road Resources has doubled its exploration budget for the year with plans to spend about $22 million exploring its tenements, following the receipt of funds through its recently formed joint venture with South African mining giant Gold Fields.

Freshwater named UWA's new vice-chancellor

Dawn Freshwater has been named vice-chancellor of the University of Western Australia, filling the role left vacant when Paul Johnson departed the institution last year.

Fortescue picks new CFO

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has named non-executive director and former Helloworld and Heytesbury executive, Elizabeth Gaines, as its new chief financial officer.

Board Moves January 16, 2017

Philippa Leggat has been appointed executive director corporate at Geopacific Resources.

$45,000 fine for Osborne Park builder

An Osborne Park-based building company and its nominated supervisor have been fined a combined $45,000 for negligent work that led to the roof of one house blowing off and another being badly damaged during a storm.

Steady debut for Kalamazoo

Gold-focused Kalamazoo Resources has wrapped up its first day of trading on the ASX, after completing a downsized $5 million initial public offering.

Regis lifts gold output

Subiaco-based Regis Resources has delivered its highest quarterly production result since September 2014, yielding 80,090 ounces in the second quarter of 2017.

Primary, Sirtex CEOs out the door

There are vacant CEO positions at two ASX-listed healthcare businesses, with Peter Gregg resigning from his role at Primary Health Care and Gilman Wong sacked from Sirtex Medical following an investigation into his share trading with the business.

Lawrenson leaves Avenira

Cliff Lawrenson has wrapped up his tenure as managing director of phosphate and fertiliser-focused Avenira, after accepting the top job at iron ore miner Atlas Iron last month.

Doray chairman resigns

Doray Minerals chairman Peter Lester has told the company he will retire on Monday to focus on his other business interests, less than two months after founding managing director Allan Kelly resigned.

Nuheara gets US approval

Perth-based wearable technology company Nuheara has received certification for the sale of its IQbuds in the US.

BC Iron up on Iron Valley results

Shares in BC Iron closed 20 per cent higher today after the Perth-based iron ore junior announced record quarterly earnings from its Iron Valley mine.

Green light for Bindoon bypass option

Plans for a new section of Great Northern Highway will be progressed by Main Roads after the state government gave its nod for a bypass of Bindoon.

Dacian starts building Mt Morgans mine

Aspiring miner Dacian Gold has started construction of its Mt Morgans project near Laverton, after finalising regulatory approvals and locking in a $150 million funding deal over the Christmas break.

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Blackburne leads WA in Young Rich List

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Chevron to spend $US2bn on Gorgon, Wheatstone

Energy giant Chevron has committed $US2 billion ($A2.7 billion) next year towards completing its Gorgon and Wheatstone projects in Western Australia.

World's second-best hotel in Perth's CBD

Perth's COMO the Treasury Hotel has been named the second best hotel in the world by travel publisher Conde Nast.

$45,000 fine for Osborne Park builder

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Site found for WA's first open-range zoo

The state government has locked in a location for Western Australia's first open-range zoo, which is expected to cost up to $100 million to develop.

Power outages hit 35,000 across WA

Power outages are affecting 35,000 residents across Perth and Western Australia's South West.

World's second-best hotel in Perth's CBD

Perth's COMO the Treasury Hotel has been named the second best hotel in the world by travel publisher Conde Nast.

Hoyts to open cinema in Karrinyup

Hoyts Group has announced plans to open a new cinema complex in Karrinyup and redevelop its Garden City complex, as part of shopping centre redevelopments in those areas.