A free smartphone application developed by Consumer Protection will help WA shoppers easily access information about their rights under the new Australian Consumer Law.
Twenty Perth companies are set to list on the ASX next year, but for most the 2012 listing comes later than expected.
Australian-based spatial content company nearmap.com has completed a capture of 5,000 square kilometres of high resolution photo maps over Australia’s economic engine room in WA’s north-west.
Perth-based application developer Filter Squad’s Discovr apps have cracked the 1.5 million downloads mark, coinciding with the release of Discovr movies today.
Western Australia continues to have the fastest growing population in the country, increasing by 2.4 per cent or 55,800 people in the year to 30 June 2011, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics
International subsea engineering company Wood Group Kenny has won an $8 million front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the subsea development of Hess Exploration’s Equus offshore deepwat
Environment minister Bill Marmion has backed the Environmental Protection Authority’s decision to reject a Central West Coal proposal to develop a coal mine south of Eneabba.
Following a successful $3 million initial public offering, WA minerals explorer Goldphyre Resources today listed on the ASX, with shares dropping from an initial price of 20 cents to close at 16 cents
Perth-based junior Sunbird Energy announced today it has closed its $9 million initial public offering (IPO) early after being oversubscribed.
Perth-based specialty minerals company Wolf Minerals will raise $80.1 million through debt fund facilities to finance construction of its Hemerdon tungsten and tin project in Southwest England.
Apache Corporation today confirmed it has signed a deal with ANZ Bank to buy the 65 per cent interest in Burrup Holdings once held by the Oswal Group.
Contractor Macmahon Holdings has upsized its syndicated financing facilities from $240 million to $475 million, following a successful half year with the confirmation of around $1.7 billion of new bus
Two prominent WA women have been appointed as non-executive directors at national engineering and infrastructure provider Downer EDI.
Emergent Resources has formed a new exploration and development company (NewCo) with Chinese company International Natural Resources (INR), which will seek ASX listing in 2012.
Osborne Park-based Tox Free Solutions says it is set to become the national leader in the hazardous waste industry after announcing a deal to purchase DoloMatrix International for $58 million.
In a bad sign for the renewable energy market, Perth-based solar power specialist Solco has withdrawn a $4 million rights issue offered last month due to price instability in the solar market.
Skywest Airlines is feeling the effects of the mining boom, announcing today it expects a 20 per cent revenue increase for the current half year and it will expand its fleet by five aircraft next year
Southern Cross Goldfields has completed a $3.3m capital raising to fund the completion of a feasibility study at its Marda gold project and exploration at the Copper Bore VMS copper-gold project.
Crown Limited executive chairman James Packer today announced Burswood Entertainment Complex will change its name to Crown Perth next year.
The number of interstate leisure visitors to Western Australia has declined a massive 29.6 per cent over the past year, according to data released today by Tourism Research Australia.
Outgoing University of Western Australia vice-chancellor Alan Robson has been appointed WA Museum chairperson for a four-year term.
ZYL Limited has received two unsolicited expressions of interest from industry participants to partner with or acquire the company.
Independence Group has completed a $118 million capital raising to fund construction and development at its part-owned Tropicana gold project.
Former Fortescue Metals Group senior operations executive Paul Hallam has been appointed a non-executive director at Gindalbie Metals as the company prepares to commission its flagship Karara iron ore
Mako Energy, Transerv Energy and Tamaska Oil & Gas, as the Alberta Joint Venture (AJV), will sell an 80 per cent interest in parts of its Duvernay Shale gas and Rock Creek oil projects in Canada t
Advanced materials developer Antaria will change its focus from research and development to providing customer solutions based on the company’s technology.
A University of Western Australia report has found trading hours in WA should be fully deregulated, adding to a recent Productivity Commission report that also advocated deregulation.
Australian dwelling commencements in the September quarter fell 6.8 per cent from the June quarter to 35,672 units, seasonally adjusted, official figures show.
Exploration and feasibility work will commence at Matsa Resources’ Dundas iron ore project with significant investment from Chinese manufacturer Shandong Shanshi International Trading through its subs
The world’s largest offshore industry marine simulated training centre was today opened at Bibra Lake by Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.
Clean energy company Algae.Tec today received $6 million backing from La Jolla Cove Investment to be drawn down over a three-year period.
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