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Saracen expands board with new directors

Saracen Mineral Holdings has bolstered its board with the appointment of Samantha Tough and Geoffrey Clifford as non-executive directors, four months after launching a major cost-cutting drive on the

Woodside workers fined $1m for Pluto strikes

Construction workers who participated in unlawful industrial action at Woodside's Pluto project have been ordered to pay over $1 million in total fines, with some individual fines reaching $10,000.

WA firms lauded at iAwards

A suite of educational software for high school students and a remote operations communication platform for the resources sector are among the Western Australian winners at national technology awards

Apache and partners announce Bianchi gas discovery in Carnarvon Basin

Apache Northwest, Santos and Tap Oil announced today that drilling at the Bianchi-1 natural gas well co-owned by the three companies had confirmed a gas discovery, the second for the companies' offshore Carnarvon Basin joint exploration projects. Bianchi is located in the WA-49-R retention lease, around 60km north-west of Onslow and west of Barrow Island, and approximately 21km south of the Gorgon gas field. It is the second confirmed gas discovery in the retention lease, after the Zola-1 well, owned by the same companies and located about 6.4km south-west of the Bianchi site, tested positive in April 2011.

NRW wins $31m BHP construction contract

Belmont-based NRW Holdings announced today that it had been awarded a major contract at BHP Billiton's Mooka Iron Ore car repair shop site.

Calderwood to join Erongo Energy

Erongo Energy announced today that it would acquire the unlisted company Ninghan Exploration and appoint ex-Perseus Mining Managing Director, Mark Calderwood, to its board.

RAC joins drive for more roads cash

Motoring clubs around Australia have launched a combined effort to make funding for roads a major issue at the federal election, amid increasing traffic chaos in Perth.

Balamara plans $5.26m rights issue

Balamara Resources announced today that it would undertake a renounceable rights issue next month in an effort to raise $5.26 million working capital.

KBL Mining considers asset sales

KBL Mining today announced a sweeping recast of its corporate strategy that may see the company looking to sell part of its Sorby Hills lead-zinc-silver project, located in the northeast Kimberley nea

Westpoint asset stripping case dropped

Australia’s corporate regulator has dropped an asset stripping charge levelled against property entrepreneur Norm Carey, after the discovery of new evidence two weeks into a District Court trial.

Mining Group cuts price of capital raising

Mining Group announced today that it had restructured its previously announced entitlements issue at a new price of 2.5 cents per share.