Jordan has written for Business News since June 2019 as a journalist covering tourism, technology and education, after having written for The CEO Magazine since 2018. Before that, he studied communications and media studies at The University of Western Australia, graduating with first-class honours in 2017.
Artificial intelligence and data analytics firm VROC has partnered with the City of Bunbury to develop and install upgrades to the city’s floodgates, using machine learning to help the town better prepare for an inundation.
East Perth-based Uno Group is publishing online bi-weekly updates on consumer trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to help businesses deal with the hardships brought on by measures to contain the virus.
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has disputed claims made by opposition leader Liza Harvey at yesterday’s Business News Politics & Policy breakfast that manufacturing rail cars in Western Australia constituted an investment in a failed and unsustainable industry.
Flinders Mines has gained shareholder approval to progress its Pilbara iron ore project, following months of questioning from minority shareholders over the role major shareholder Todd Corporation would play in developing the project.
Australian Venue Co has plans to undertake $2 million of renovations for the Victoria Park Hotel, which it bought last year as part of a $200 million purchase of Coles’ portfolio of pubs and restaurants.
The Housing Industry Association is projecting an improvement in Western Australia’s home building market by the end of this year, citing an increase in population, building approvals and private house sales as cause for optimism.
The state government plan to shield entertainment venues from noise complaints is raising concerns in Fremantle, with claims the implementation of ‘special entertainment precincts’ may not address the complexities associated with the port city’s increasing density.