Nicholas Clarke

Nic is the content researcher at Business News. He handles the research of new lists for BNiQ, as well as collecting and compiling corporate finance and directors' interest data. Nic is also responsible for the appointments section, and is usually the primary contact for those wanting to have their organisation added to the website and database. He joined Business News in 2015 after studying journalism, humanities and science at the University of Western Australia.

People Moves September 12 2016

O’Sullivan leaves CCI, New BDO partner, WAPC names three new members, CCN names new associate

Construction contracts and tenders August 25 to September 7 2016

The Housing Authority has awarded a $2.5 million contract to CWD Builders-Developers for the construction of six four-bedroom dwellings in Broome.Schlinder Lifts Australia has won a $2.2 million contr

People Moves August 29 2016

Entriken joins Allion

Construction contracts and tenders August 10 to August 24 2016

Pindan has won the $27.8 million contract for the Warren Health Service redevelopment main works.

Construction contracts July 28 to August 10

The fortnight's summary of construction contracts and tenders.

People Moves August 15 2016

Chartered accounting and advisory firm PKF Lawler has appointed Nikki Shen as a partner in its audit and assurance team.

People Moves August 1 2016

Shannon takes helm at Leeuwin The Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation has appointed Carol Shannon as chief executive.

Construction contract announcements July 14-27

Cockram Construction has won a $20.4 million contract for redevelopment of the Katanning Health Service.

Yovich named Perth Racing MD

Former Murdoch University vice chancellor John Yovich has been appointed managing director of Perth Racing.

Construction contracts summary - June 1

PS Structures has been awarded an $8.8 million contract for work on stage two of the Australian Centre for Energy Process Training (ACEPT) in the Munster campus of South Metropolitan Tafe.  ACEPT

Paladin out, Programmed in new ASX200

Programmed Maintenance Services is among five companies to be added to the S&P/ASX200 in changes to the market indices set to occur after market close on December 18.

Triton to raise up to $11.3m

Graphite-vanadium explorer Triton Minerals has announced an $11.3 million partially-underwritten entitlement offer at 15 cents a share.

Changing of the guard at Regis

Regis Resources has announced a significant board restructure under which Nick Giorgetta will step down as chair and a new executive director will be appointed.

New WACA chair

St John of God Subiaco chief executive Lachlan Henderson has been appointed chair of the Western Australian Cricket Association.

Transerv up on Warro result

Transerv Energy shares were up 23.5 per cent this morning after promising results from its Warro-5ST well, which showed deeper gas than had previously been found in the Warro onshore tight gas field.

Curtin astronomer Tingay heads to Italy

Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy co-director Steven Tingay has been seconded to the Italian National Institute of Astrophysics to serve as the founding director of its new radio astronomy observato

Townsend heads new MCN office

Media sales firm Multi Channel Network has appointed Paul Townsend as sales director and head of its newly opened Perth office.

Imdex to raise $35m

Perth-based mining services company Imdex today announced two capital raisings with a $28 million placement and $7 million share purchase plan.

New Emeco MD after failed M&A deals

Emeco Holdings managing director Ken Lewsey has resigned as the company continues to push towards profitability.

Kresta makes $2m loss but revenue up

Malaga-based curtains and blinds company Kresta Holdings has announced a half-yearly after-tax loss of $1.98 million for the six months to June 30.

AFGRI buys Jolly & Sons dealerships

Welshpool-based logistics company Jolly & Sons has sold its John Deere dealerships in Dalwallinu and Wongan Hills to AFGRI Equipment Australia, the Midland-based subsidiary of South African agricultural services company AFGRI.

Viburnum to receive $31m for Vision

Perth-based Viburnum Funds looks set to receive roughly $31.4 million for its shares in Australian ophthalmology company Vision Eye Institute after Vision announced an agreed takeover bid by Chinese firm Jangho.

Black Mountain, Torian together raise $9.6m

Perth-based precious metals companies Black Mountain Resources and Torian Resources both announced capital raisings today.

Renaissance receives royalty reprieve

Perth-based gold miner Renaissance Minerals has announced a revised royalty deal with OZ Minerals that will remove the requirement for Renaissance to pay $22.5 million in milestone payments associated with its Cambodian gold project.

Borshoff leaves Paladin

Paladin Energy founder John Borshoff has resigned from his role as managing director of the Perth-based uranium miner.

Govt cautious about Fremantle move

The state government has continued its investigation into moving one of its departments to Fremantle, but has not committed to the shift.

Badge, Perkins win $370m schools deal

The government today announced EduWest, a consortium of Macquarie Capital, Badge Constructions, Perkins Builders and Spotless Facility Services, as its preferred tenderer for its eight-school public private partnership (PPP).

Zijin proceeds with Phoenix bid

Chinese company Zijin Mining Group has pressed ahead with its unsolicited takeover bid for Phoenix Gold, despite Evolution Mining’s recent on-market acquisitions at a price 20 per cent above that which Zijin is offering.

Ziptel to launch iOS app

Shares in Perth tech company Ziptel were up more than 19 per cent at close of trade today after news that the company has set a global launch date for the iOS version of its Zipt app.

McDonald facing court over strike vote

Fair Work Building & Construction has brought Federal Court action against CFMEU WA assistant state secretary Joe McDonald and 49 construction workers.

Exmouth Power Station sold for $19.6m

WorleyParsons has sold subsidiary company Exmouth Power Station to Canadian asset management company Fengate Capital Management in a $19.6 million deal.



Marcus Michael passes away

Perth-based company director and accountant Marcus Michael, who worked with multiple mining and exploration companies, passed away last Thursday at the age of 48.

NRW wins $140m Rio contract

Belmont-based NRW Holdings has been awarded a $140 million contract with Rio Tinto.

Monadelphous wins $130m in contracts

Perth-based engineering and construction company Monadelphous today announced new contracts worth $130 million.

Raw Hire to cease hire services

Raw Hire will close its Pilbara vehicle hire operations in response to the mining slow down.

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State, Brookfield sign Karratha contract

The state government has awarded Brookfield Multiplex the design and construction contract for the $207 million Karratha Health Campus.

KDL's $14.6m upgrade to Botswana mine

Kimberley Diamonds has announced that it is injecting $14.6 million into its Lerala diamond mine in Botswana, less than three weeks after it abruptly closed its Ellendale mine with its workers left out pocket.

Zetta nets Western Power ICT contract

Perth-based ICT and cloud services company Zetta Group has secured a multimillion dollar contract with Western Power to provide end-user computing support to its staff.

Aleator offer oversubscribed at $3.3m

Perth-based telecommunications business Vonex’s backdoor listing through acquisition by Aleator Energy has received a big boost after the Aleator share purchase plan closed 374 per cent oversubscribed.