Matt Mckenzie joined Business News in June 2014 and reports on projects, energy, agribusiness, infrastructure, small business, manufacturing and economics. He completed bachelor of arts and bachelor of economics degrees at the University of Western Australia, majoring in political science and international relations, economics, and money and banking. In 2018, Matt won a WA Media Award for business reporting.
In this podcast Sean Cowan, Matt Mckenzie and Katie McDonald discuss COVID-19 re-emerges, property & construction, Advanced Navigation, WA insolvencies, growth in corporate finance, Cormann, Alcoa, iron ore, and regional development.
Synergy has lost a Supreme Court judgement this week which will require it to pay the owners of the Newgen Power Kwinana power station for periods when the gas plant was ready on standby to supply the grid.
Processing data from the space industry could bring benefits to farmers and emergency services, according to the team from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, which has been awarded $1.5 million from the federal government to create a new national space data analysis centre.
Chevron may have fired the starter's pistol on a major ownership reshuffle of the North West Shelf Venture, after it announced it would put its 16.7 per cent stake in the operation, which includes a 16.9 million tonnes per year LNG facility near Karratha, on the market.
Moving to a flexible price for rooftop solar output will help alleviate pressure on the grid from increasing uptake of the panels, according to a new report, and could be used instead of subsidy schemes currently proposed.
Building a supercomputing facility in Australia to rival the world’s biggest is among DUG Technology founder Matt Lamont's ambitious goals, to which end the company has announced a $26 million initial public offering.
Western Australia’s planned new laws to accelerate major project approvals would be a good model for other states and should be passed through state parliament quickly, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today.