Perth-based international consulting, engineering and contacting company, VDM Group, has its sights on further acquisition-based expansion and expected listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in the middle of next month.
The share price of mining junior Batavia Mining Ltd has more than doubled in the first few days of 2006 on a 140 per cent gold resource upgrade that could bring its Gullewa copper gold project in Western Australia back in production within a year.
Two strategic acquisitions during the year will play the major role in Consolidated Minerals Ltd’s growth over the next two to three years – the takeover of Reliance Mining Ltd and an initial 20 per cent stake in Jabiru Metals Ltd, expected to significant
Renowned corporate head kicker and Consolidated Minerals boss Michael Kiernan has positioned ConsMins for some healthy profits over the next few years, but it has been at a cost. Mark Mentiplay reports.
As the gutted shell of Xanadu Wines, the renamed Global Wine Ventures, considers its options, the Rathbone family is moving quickly to re-establish founder Dr John Lagan’s vision of Xanadu as a premium Margaret River wine and tourism icon.
Margaret River wine pioneer Dr John Lagan has seen his Xanadu Wines collapse and its major assets sold to eastern states interests. In the process shareholders, his family included, have lost millions of dollars. Mark Mentiplay reports
Chasing record copper prices, Western Australian nickel/copper producer Fox Resources has launched a bold, fast-track plan to switch its Radio Hill plant near Karratha in the Pilbara to handle about $50 million of high-grade copper ore it has uncovered ne
The first students will graduate this year as part of Murdoch University’s bold plan to create a computer science-games centre of excellence as a precursor to establishing a world-class cyber industry in Perth.
The unprecedented China-fed demand for iron ore has set the stage for a new golden age of development in Western Australia. The rush for the big Pilbara producers to catch up with demand has been coupled with the emergence of the state’s second iron ore r