Woodside Petroleum denies it is having doubts about building a gas processing plant in Western Australia's north, following a delay on a decision on the $30 billion liquefied natural gas project in th
Indonesia will slash live cattle exports from Australia by nearly half in 2012, and will move to phase out all cattle imports from Australia within three or four years.
GR Engineering's founding shareholders and key executives have sold $32.4 million worth of shares in the company, reducing their collective stake from 79.3 per cent to 67.3 per cent.
Perth-based online video rental firm Quickflix has entered a licensing agreement with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for its movie streaming service.
Perth-based coal miner Kangaroo Resources has signed a 5-year, $US270 million mining services contract with contractor PT Putra Perkasa Abadi for its Mamahak coal project in Indonesia.
Mining Minister Norman Moore has turned down the opportunity to become WA's next Agent-General in London, a likely disruption to Premier Colin Barnett's plans to bring new blood into the cabinet well
Gold explorer Alchemy Resources has elected a new board of directors headed by former Independence Group director Oscar Aamodt, after the previous board resigned en masse on Friday.
Malaga’s Hertel Modern has won a three-year, $90 million contract to provide paint, insulation and fireproofing services on Chevron’s Gorgon liquefied natural gas development.
Marylyn Paspaley’s Pinctada Hotels and Resorts has pulled out of its bid to develop a luxury hotel at Longreach Bay, a day after new data revealed a slump in visitors at the holiday destination.
Westgold Resources has appointed GR Engineering to carry out a processing and surface infrastructure study for its Central Murchison gold project.
Quickstep Holdings has announced a $10.3 million capital raising to fund the construction of its new headquarters and manufacturing facilities in New South Wales and support its involvement in the Joi
Transperth has signed on with transport systems technology specialist Vix Technology, formerly ERG, to carry out a trial aimed at improving Perth’s public transport network.
The state government has announced Satterley Group as its preferred partner to develop around 3,000 new homes in the northern half of the new suburb of Eglinton.
Perth-based minerals explorer Minemakers says it has secured a $15 million equity facility with New York-based Haverstock Fund.
MMG has broken first ground at its new $22 million copper open pit at its Golden Grove operations, in the Mid West.
Santos says it plans to hold on to its Barossa and Caldita gas fields in the Timor Sea, saying they provide a long-term option to feed the established Darwin LNG plant.
Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has announced new contracts in Australia and Papua New Guinea with a combined value of $140 million.
iiNet founder Michael Malone has become the second Western Australian businessman in as many years to be named Ernst & Young's Australian Entrepreneur of the Year.
The state government has signed a new agreement with the international wing of the Japan Finance Corporation, in an effort to foster business links with the country.
Matrix Composites & Engineering has announced $61 million in new contracts, taking its order book through February 2013 to $105 million.
Marine safety equipment provider Mobilarm has secured its first production order for its Crewsafe V200 emergency beacon from the Dutch Navy.
Mining contractor MACA has announced a $65 million contract with Kimberley Diamonds Company at the Ellendale project, 120 kilometres east of Derby.
Silver Lake Resources says it has received strong support for a $70 million share placement to fund the development of its Murchison gold project and ramp up its copper exploration activities at the m
BHP Billiton has added a new power station and a new iron ore mine costing a combined US$1.42 billion to its suite of expansion projects in the Pilbara.
Construction and contracting firm Decmil Group has announced Denis Criddle will retire as chairman, to be succeeded by non-executive director Giles Everist.
Underground mining contractor Barminco is looking for a new chief executive, after Neil Warburton resigned from the company.
Goldfields Credit Union may proceed with its plan to demutualise and list on the Australian Securities Exchange early in 2012, more than a year after its original target listing date.
Planning Minister John Day believes the state government's planned major inner city developments are achievable but admits that its role as the driver of the Waterfront, Riverside and CityLink will li
Stocks in Perth-based biotech pSivida have halved in value after the United States Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for back-of-the-eye problems associated with diabetes.
Former Hogan and Partners stockbroker Jonathan Kur has been charged with fraud after an 18-month investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Perth Rigging Company has taken home one of the top prizes at the Master Builders National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards for 2011.
Dean Nalder has been stripped of his finance portfolio as part of a cabinet reshuffle after conflict of interest controversies.
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.
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Pacific Energy managing director Adam Boyd has announced plans to leave the role at the end of March next year, after more than eight years at the company.
Julia Gillard will remain Prime Minister after securing the support of two of the three rural Independent MPs to form government.
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.
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.
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.
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