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The state government has released more than 15,000 hectares of agricultural land near Kununurra, in the first stage of the Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project.

Civil contracting group Ertech has won a $50 million general services contract with Chevron for works at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas project on Barrow Island.

Perth-based minerals explorer Minrex Resources has been admitted to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange.

Engineering contractor Monadelphous Group will become the eighth Western Australian company included in Standard & Poor’s ASX 100 index when trade resumes on Monday.

On a day its chief executive was making headlines battling politicians over the minerals resources tax in Canberra, BC Iron achieved a milestone of its own.

The University of Western Australia has appointed Department of Finance director general Anne Nolan, Woodside chief executive Peter Coleman and Alverstoke Group founder John Willinge to its Busines

Lands Minister Brendon Grylls has launched a nation-wide expressions of interest program, seeking a development partner to deliver a bulky goods complex in Karratha.

The state government has announced a $15.5 million plan to provide power for the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio astronomy project in the Mid-West.

Ipernica founder Graham Griffiths has resigned as the company switches its focus to the growth of mapping services company nearmap.com.

Allmine Group subsidiary Construction Industries Australia has won a $50 million service contract with MCC Mining.

A joint venture led by US-owned construction contractor Kiewit Australia, which is a new player in the local mining sector, has won a $247 million contract from Fortescue Metals Group for works on

The fate of Brockman Resources’ Marillana iron ore development in the Pilbara is up in the air, after major shareholder Wah Nam International commissioned a review of the Perth-based junior’s opera

Anvil Mining shares slipped today after the company said its $C1.3 billion ($1.2 billion) takeover offer from MinMetals Resources may be in danger of falling over.

Online movie rental firm Quickflix has announced deals with leading Hollywood movie studios that will underpin its digital streaming subscription service.

Only one of the world's top ten gold mines will surpass the production levels achieved in 2010, opening the door for Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Super Pit to make its way up the rankings, new research say

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08 December 2014

Dean Nalder has been stripped of his finance portfolio as part of a cabinet reshuffle after conflict of interest controversies.

11 May 2016

Labor candidate Chris Brown reportedly could be disendorsed for the seat of Fremantle due to undisclosed convictions from the 1980s.

30 July 2015

O'Connor-based engineering services company Wenco has been awarded a structural, mechanical and piping contract by the KEP Recharge Alliance for the Beenyup advanced water recycling plant in Craigie.

13 January 2015

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07 September 2010

Julia Gillard will remain Prime Minister after securing the support of two of the three rural Independent MPs to form government.

16 December 2010

A WA oat and wheat grower has become the first farmer to lose his organic certification after his crop was contaminated by a neighbour's genetically modified canola crop.

18 August 2009

The push for extended retail trading hours in Perth is doomed to fail after the Labor opposition decided to oppose the move, joining the Nationals who also oppose change.

09 April 2009

Around 150 employees of national kitchen and laundry appliance retailer Kleenmaid Group face an uncertain future as administrators are appointed to the company after the global financial crisis hits sales and margins.