Sales of new homes rose significantly in Western Australia over February, a further sign pointing to a recovery in the sector, the Housing Industry Association says.
Mindax shares plunged on the ASX today after the company appointed a new non-executive director ahead of a shareholder vote regarding the future of the company’s $115 million tie-up with Japan’s Sumi
Opposition Treasury spokesperson Ben Wyatt has savaged the state government’s handling of the $95 million upgrade of nib Stadium, saying Western Australians will receive “next to nothing” in return fo
Mines minister Norman Moore said today he is “extraordinarily frustrated” after the state government withdrew its prosecution against US petroleum company Apache and its joint venture partners over th
Western Australian IT services firm Empired has completed a $3.6 million placement to fund its growth strategy and provide additional working capital.
BC Iron has beefed up its senior management team to seek out new opportunities and project acquisitions, adding former Barrick Gold manager Peter Powell to drive business development.
Phoenix Gold has announced it will acquire Carrick Gold’s West Kalgoorlie gold tenements in a cash and scrip deal worth just over $700,000.
Perth-based miner Brazilian Metals Group has acquired the Carrapato iron deposit in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state in a deal worth $US38 million.
Australia’s largest brick and tile maker, Brickworks, has announced a scaling back of its Western Australian operations in response to weak demand and a drop in profits.
The City of Fremantle has launched a new initiative to increase environmental sustainability in the port city; encouraging residents and businesses to construct vertical and rooftop gardens.
Perth-based oil and gas explorer Zeta Petroleum has launched an $8 million IPO to fund the appraisal and development of its Romanian oil and gas assets.
Consumers in Western Australia remain cautious, focusing more on saving and paying off debt rather than purchasing, a survey released today says.
UK-based engineering group Kentz says it lodged a 26 per cent increase in revenue across its Australasian operations for the year ended December 31, driven by increased activity in Western Australia.
A courtroom showdown between Jack Cowin and the global owner of the KFC fast food franchise has been averted after both sides agreed to mediation.
The state government has launched a new dispute resolution service for small business, following the appointment of Small Business Commissioner David Eaton.
Three Western Australian real estate companies were honoured at the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s national awards last night.
The state government has allocated $5 million to begin planning for a central freight distribution hub in the Goldfields.
The Housing Industry Association says 'lawlessness' is set to return to building sites after the Senate passed a bill to abolish Australia’s peak building industry watchdog last night.
The mining industry has lashed out at suggestions the federal government is considering a cut to the diesel fuel tax rebate to prop up its budget, saying a further reduction was the equivalent of intr
Supermarket group Woolworths has officially opened its meat processing centre in Bunbury, which cost $31 million to upgrade and will employ 70 workers.
The RAC is on the lookout for a new marketing partner, launching a formal tender process to fill its creative advertising account.
One day after the federal government’s minerals resource rent tax passed the Senate, mining giant Rio Tinto has disclosed that its total tax payments jumped 38 per cent to US$10.2 billion last financi
The Perth Wildcats have signed up Muzz Buzz as its dance team sponsor for the next two seasons.
Mundijong-based Mundella Foods was the only local dairy to be honoured at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards held in Melbourne last week.
BHP Billiton says growth in Chinese demand for iron ore appears to be flattening out but fellow mining giant Rio Tinto is expecting Chinese demand to outstrip supply over the next seven years.
Perth-based engineering firm RCR Tomlinson has won a $20 million deal to construct a process steam boiler plant for New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra.
Stockbroking firm Intersuisse has unveiled its new brand following the acquisition of Austock Securities, and it has opted for a name that won’t easily be forgotten.
AusGroup subsidiary AGC Industries has extended its relationship with Gindalbie Metals, announcing its preferred supplier status had resulted in a $160 million structural and mechanical and piping con
The United States Navy has exercised options to order an additional two Littoral Combat Ships from Western Australia-based shipbuilder Austal.
John Holland has been appointed by the state government to carry out $120 million in road and rail works to upgrade access to Esperance Port.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard's mining tax looks set to pass the Senate tonight, after the Australian Greens signalled they would vote for the legislation even though their preferred amendments have be
Union settles with BGC over case of the concrete pour
Legal action is being taken against ride-share company Uber for not having the appropriate licence to operate in Western Australia.
Former stockbroker and the founding managing director of Euroz, Shane Gherbaz, has passed away after a battle with illness.
Brierty and three Aboriginal contracting firms have won a $300 million contract with Rio Tinto to complete mining and civil works on a project in the Pilbara.
Treasurer Wayne Swan has slammed mining magnate Gina Rinehart for insulting Australian workers after she called for a cut to the minimum wage and accused people of being jealous of the wealthy.
Acquitted murder suspect Lloyd Rayney has spoken of his sadness that his wife's killer is still at large, rather than the relief he feels at being cleared of killing her himself.
A consortium led by Leighton Contractors and Georgiou Group has been chosen by the state government to deliver its $1 billion-plus Gateway WA project.
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