Conrad Bogusz

Grant helps waste oil research

AN alternative fuel that could help tackle waste oil problems faced at mine sites is being tested and developed in Western Australia.

Local outlook remains cautious

DESPITE one business sentiment survey showing 85 per cent of the nation’s business executives have a positive outlook for the year ahead, Western Australia has bucked the trend of improved business confidence, according to another separate survey.

Green funds for Perth CBD

THE owners of two Perth office buildings have been awarded grants under the federal government's Green Building Fund for upgrades to make them more environmentally efficient.

Aegis consolidates in aged care

BURSWOOD-BASED Aegis Aged Care Group has strengthened its ranking as the largest operator in the sector by taking over six facilities, despite financial pressures besetting the industry.

Australian Minerals to open $7.5m IPO

Claremont-based explorer Australia Minerals and Mining Group has added momentum to the re-emergence of companies seeking to list on the ASX, recently lodging its prospectus for a $7.5 million initial public offer.

Relationships a Classic concern

LIKE many apprentices, Mark Stewart dreamed of establishing his own business rather than working for a wage.

An extreme sea change

WHILE many people may dream of sailing at a leisurely pace around the world, Perth couple Phil and Robbie Hearse are among the small number whose dream has become reality.