As Senior Editor at Business News, Mark Beyer has a wide-ranging brief to research, analyse and report on the issues, trends and personalities affecting the business community in Western Australia. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. He joined Business News in 2002 and previously worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra.
LOCAL fabrication workshops will get one more chance later this year to win substantial contracts on the Gorgon gas project, as the campaign to lift local content on big projects approaches a critical test.
The high stakes battle over the future of Alinta Energy has become heated after the company took action against security holder Coastal Capital International, which is believed to be opposed to a planned scheme of arrangement.
PEET and Cedar Woods have continued to be the pick of the bunch among Perth’s listed property developers, with both companies’ half-year results boosted by their exposure to the relatively strong Melbourne market.
In front of 850 guests at a black-tie dinner on the South Perth foreshore, internet entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko was last night named First Amongst Equals winner in WA Business News annual 40under40 awards.
THE trend for the private sector to deliver traditional government infrastructure in Western Australia has continued, with a private consortium selected to fund, build and operate a new $300 million water treatment plant at Mundaring.