Three years after taking a majority stake in Perth company DVG Automotive Group, Japanese outfit IDOM has made its first move into the east coast car market, purchasing Melbourne-based Andrews & Wallis Motor Group.
Poseidon Nickel has announced the resignations of long-time board members David Singleton and Chris Indermaur, with their replacements coming from major shareholders Black Mountain Metal and Squadron Resources.
Henderson-based Civmec will start a maintenance services contract with iron ore miner Roy Hill Holdings next month, building on work it is undertaking for major players Rio Tinto, Alcoa of Australia and Fortescue Metals Group.
Lithium producer Tawana Resources has secured a $40 million funding package with a consortium led by Tribeca Investment Partners, with its planned merger with joint venture partner Alliance Mineral Assets expected to be completed in November.
Black Rock Mining has signed a strategic agreement with a Chinese machinery company to supply plant equipment and source up to $US40 million ($55 million) for the graphite explorer’s Mahenge project in Tanzania.
Gold producer Blackham Resources has announced a $23 million funding deal with New York-based fund manager The Lind Partners to repay lender Orion and finalise an expansion study for the Wiluna project.
Fortescue Metals Group has announced major changes to its leadership, with a new chief executive taking the reins and its directors taking a hands-on role to support an updated strategy that focuses on producing more higher-grade iron ore.
Downsizing in the resources sector is outstripping emerging demand from technology, medical and education businesses for CBD office space according to a new report by independent property research firm Y Research.
The state government is planning to restrict new residential developments in the west end of Port Hedland while also implementing a new regulatory framework for air quality in the town, which is located adjacent to large iron ore stockpiles.