Jessica Mascione joined Business News in August 2019 and commenced as the online reporter in October. She covers a variety of topics for online, including junior mining, as well as contracts and corporate finance for print. In 2019, Jessica completed a Bachelor of Media at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, with a major in Journalism. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Advertising) at Curtin University in 2014.
Alaska-focused oil and gas explorer 88 Energy, formerly Tangiers Petroleum, has announced it will raise $6.75 million through a share placement to fund operations at its flagship Project Icewine venture.
Gold miner Blackham Resources has announced its third capital raising for the year, bringing the total to $45 million, following a series of delays in production at its gold mines in the Wiluna region of Western Australia.
Uranium company Paladin Energy has announced it will raise $30.2 million through a share placement and a further $7 million from a share purchase plan, with the proceeds to help cover the cost of maintaining its mothballed African mines.
The number of women in executive leadership positions across Australia’s largest listed companies is slowly increasing according to a new report, with Emeco Holdings, Wesfarmers and South32 the top performers for Western Australia.
Perth company OncoRes Medical is in the midst of an unusual fundraising campaign, the success of which is tied to the number of clicks on one of its videos on social media (click through to see the video).
Australian construction company Probuild has announced the appointment of Adam Barker as managing director for its Western Australian operations, while Sam Delmenico will move into a new role interstate.
Australian Vanadium has raised $3.5 million in capital to advance its vanadium project near Meekatharra, while Volt Resources has raised $1.6 million to fund the development of its Bunyu graphite project in Tanzania.
Engineering and construction contractor Monadelphous has announced a major contract with lithium producer Albemarle, on the same day the group expressed caution about its outlook following a decline in earnings last financial year.
A consortium comprising national firms CPB Contractors and Downer has been selected as the preferred contractor for the Yanchep and Thornlie-Cockburn rail projects, with construction expected to commence in May next year, well after the state government's goal of starting this year.