Dan Wilkie was chief of staff for the Business News editorial team, overseeing the news and feature pages of the print publication. His main reporting round was property, including areas such as building and construction, architecture and residential real estate. Dan is a graduate of Curtin University. Dan left Business News in 2017.
MURDOCH University researchers have contributed to a breakthrough that could help water utilities and waste treatment facilities deal with odour problems, which currently require multi-million dollar investments.
INVESTMENT in mining and heavy industry in Western Australia will nose-dive by $9 billion in 2010-11 but will then steadily recover to the current boom levels, according to new construction industry forecasts.
UPDATED: Residential construction outfit Builton Group is closing its doors, after staff were told not to come to work on Monday, while an announcement that the company has been placed into administration expected later today or over the weekend.
Prominent land developer Nigel Satterley has predicted more pain to emerge from Perth’s apartments market, forecasting widespread price falls and more projects to fail as pressure builds on developers.