Jessica joined Business News in August 2019 after completing an internship with Adelaide-based online publication The Lead. She covers a variety of topics at Business News for both online and print, including junior mining, sport, health, and technology. Jessica completed a Bachelor of Media at the University of Adelaide in 2019, with a major in journalism, and a Bachelor of Commerce at Curtin University in 2014 (marketing and advertising). She is a former paralegal with national firm Galilee Solicitors.
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.