Shares in West Perth-based Kilgore Oil and Gas were higher today after the explorer announced plans to buy a majority share in a coal seam gas company through a share sale deal valued at nearly $13 million.
The WA division of engineering group O'Donnell Griffin has won two solar generation contracts for the Perth Solar City project, which is part of the federal government's $94 million Solar Cities program.
The state government has selected a joint venture between Leighton and Indigenous Business Australia as its preferred proponent for a $50 million, construction contract at the Ord-East Kimberley expansion project.
The Department of Treasury and Finance has admitted to an embarrassing blunder in Treasurer Troy Buswell's request for a $1.15 billion advance for the state's bills that left an unexplained $210 million hole.
The controversial Smiths Beach development has been given the go ahead by the state environment minister, however plans will have to be scaled back to accommodate for an extension of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park.
Perth Airport has maintained its third place ranking in the competition watchdog's annual airport monitoring report, which found the performance of Sydney's Kingsford Smith airport to be of most concern.