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CBM’s ASIC costs add up

Two of Perth’s largest professional service firms are owed more than $170,000 for their work with Consolidated Business Media regarding an inquiry from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission just months before the company went into liquidati

Galleria food fight moves to court

Two small business owners are taking on one of the world’s largest property players in court over what they allege is a breach of contract relating to their tenancies in the Galleria shopping centre’s upstairs food court.

Consolidated claims near $27m a year on

A year after Consolidated Constructions was placed into administration more than 1,000 creditors are still waiting to learn the size of their returns as claims against the failed builder approach $27 million.

Expo date disputes

Shifting dates for several high-profile exhibitions have unsettled clients and a major industry group linked to expo organiser Media & Events Australia.

Phosphate miner may be ASX bound

Unlisted public company Phosphate Resources Limited could soon be heading to the Australian Stock Exchange through a merger plan with its listed takeover suitor Asset Backed Holdings Limited.

Devaugh emerges with new focus

Failed Bunbury builder Devaugh Pty Ltd has emerged from administration under the control of new owners Andrew Ellison, Kim Morrison, and Rob Martin.

Young’s $32.5m haul

Great Southern Plantations Limited managing director John Young has reaped $32.5 million from the sale of seven million shares in the managed investment scheme player.

Month’s reprieve for airline

Creditors of regional airline and charter operator Great Western Aviation have given its administrator Graeme Lean an extra 30 days to find a buyer for the business.

Another twist in CBM tale

Failed media and exhibitions player Consolidated Business Media is now in receivership after the wife of CBM former directo

GLA central to grain dispute

A battle is brewing over the operation of the State Government’s Grain Licensing Authority.

Thompson’s tenure ended at Community Newspapers

Community Newspaper Group is searching for a new CEO following the departure of Ian Thompson after five years at the helm.

MSA wins $2.6m Swan deal

MSA Security has won a $2.6 million contract to upgrade security services at Swan District Hospital.

Recycler owes $4m

Municipal waste recycler the Recycling Company of Western Australia has gone into administration owing about $4 million to more than 100 creditors.

Phosphate miner and suitor may forge deeper relationship

Christmas Island phosphate miner Phosphate Resources Limited could soon become a listed company thanks to improved relations with its takeover suitor Asset Backed Holdings.

DIY works for local bands

A DO-IT-YOURSELF approach is helping Western Australian musical acts punch above their weight in terms of artistic and commercial success.

Green light for railway plan

Perth may become one again thanks to a $190 million plan to sink the Perth to Fremantle railway line between the city station and Lake Street.

Eagle parents hatch deal

The saga of Eagle Aircraft, the Henderson-based light plane maker that went to Malaysia, has come to an end with all creditors likely to receive 100 cents in the dollar.

Belmont land dispute

A DECADE of having no permitted use for his Belmont land has led Peter Stewart to the Local Court.

Hardware a power issue

AT least two medium-sized businesses have had to resort to the use of generators after Western Power was forced to delay the installation

Conti ‘wetland’ doubt

"I’m a conservationist at heart and support the protection of our natural heritage, but I would object to any attempt to take my land," he said.

Kitted Magna a hard charger

SUPERCHARGER manufacturer Australian Automotive Components has unveiled a prototype of the Mitsubishi Magna all-wheel drive that it hopes will lead to a manufacturing deal with the Japanese car maker.

Jurisdiction issue threat to subcontractor payment

SUBCONTRACTORS working on embattled builder Devaugh Pty Ltd’s Kalkearni Residency project in Brookton could miss out on a State Government-brokered deal to secure payment to subcontractors on the Albany Court Complex project.

Economic and social impact review for wetlands policy

AN independent panel has been formed to assess the economic and social impacts of the State Government’s wetlands policy before it goes to parliament.

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