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Tayler Neale

Tayler Neale is the online reporter at Business News. He also reports on junior mining and the business of sport.  Tayler completed a bachelor of commerce and a bachelor of economics at the University of Western Australia in 2015, majoring in corporate and investment finance, international business economics and money and banking. He previously worked as a journalist at the Albany Advertiser. 

Dawson endorses EPA's MinRes report, decision pending

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has endorsed the environmental watchdog’s rejection of Mineral Resources’ Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East iron ore project, however, the government is yet to make a final decision on the proposal.

Design change for Swan River bridge

The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.

WA businesses get worse on late payments

Western Australia was the only state in the country to record an increase in late business payment times for the September quarter, new data has revealed.

Margaret River Gourmet Escape set to end

Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.

AHG in $400m logistics sale

Automotive Holdings Group has sold its underperforming refrigerated logistics business to Chinese conglomerate HNA Group for an enterprise value of $400 million.

AWE records highest flow rate to date at Waitsia

Sydney-based gas company AWE has produced more positive test results at its Waitsia gas field, with the highest flow rate to date recorded during recent flow testing.

Servtech to raise $1m and revamp board

Recently listed tech company Servtech Global Holdings has announced a capital raising of up to $1 million, through a convertible loan facility, and a board revamp as the company seeks to overcome sluggish revenue growth.

Battery in strongly supported $20m raising

Battery Minerals has announced a $20 million capital raising, primarily through a strongly supported share placement, ensuring the company can progress at its graphite projects in Mozambique.

Risco seeks board overhaul at Tap Oil

Tap Oil major shareholder Risco Energy Investments has notified the company of its intention to overhaul the company's board at the next planned annual meeting in February.

Cool reaction to $93m Altona acquisition

Perth-based Altona Mining has negotiated a scrip-based takeover deal that will see the aspiring copper miner bought by Canada's Copper Mountain Mining but its shares remain well short of the 17 cents valuation of the takeover scheme.

RugbyWA in voluntary administration

RugbyWA has entered into voluntary administration as Rugby Australia pursues the state’s rugby body for legal costs relating to the removal of the Western Force from the Super Rugby competition earlier this year.

Zeta to increase stake in GME

Peter Sullivan-led Zeta Resources is set to increase its position in Perth-based nickel company GME Resources to nearly 50 per cent following the acquisition of investment firm Axelrock for $50.1 million.

MMA proceeds with major capital raising

Struggling marine services company MMA Offshore will raise nearly $100 million to repay debts and repair its balance sheet, despite opposition from major shareholder Halom Investments.

WA cafe owners fined $150,000

Two former Bunbury cafe operators have been fined more than $150,000 after deliberately underpaying a number of their employees over a 15-month period, starting in 2013.

Brownes sold to Chinese consortium

Western Australia’s three largest dairy producers are now under foreign ownership, after Brownes was sold to a consortium of investors that includes Chinese dairy operator Shanghai Ground Food.

Oz Minerals advances Cassini joint venture

OZ Minerals has progressed its joint venture with local explorer Cassini Resources at the West Musgrave nickel-copper project after positive results in a further scoping study.

Great Boulder returns promising drill results

Shares in Great Boulder Resources have tripled in value today after the company announced encouraging drilling results at Mt Venn, within its Yamarna copper-nickel-cobalt project east of Laverton.

CBH leads as WA co-ops feature in national report

The Western Australian cooperative and mutuals sector continues to perform strongly on the national stage, with WA accounting for four of the country’s top 10 co-ops and mutual enterprises, a new report has found.

Eastern to raise $30m for Davyhurst and Mt Ida

Eastern Goldfields has announced a conditional deal with an international asset manager to raise up to $30 million, with the proceeds used to maintain operations at the company’s Davyhurst gold ope

Austal denies closure threat

Perth-based shipbuilder Austal has denied it sent an update to shareholders signalling the potential closure of its Henderson shipyard, with chief executive David Singleton telling Business News the company was strongly positioned to remain in Western Australia.

Government backs mutual change

The federal government has announced it will adopt a host of Senate committee recommendations aimed at improving mutual and cooperative firms’ ability to raise capital.

Optus locks in Perth Stadium naming rights

Perth’s new state-of-the-art sporting facility will be known as Optus Stadium after the telecommunications giant signed a 10-year naming rights deal with the state government.

$1m telco upgrade for regions

South Western Wireless WA is set to establish fixed wireless internet services across large parts of the Wheatbelt, after winning a tender run by the North Eastern Wheatbelt Regional Organisation o

Strong support for cobalt miner's $20m raising

Australian Mines has raised $20 million through a strongly supported share placement, while denying any involvement in the leaking of details regarding the placement to the media.

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WA cafe owners fined $150,000

Two former Bunbury cafe operators have been fined more than $150,000 after deliberately underpaying a number of their employees over a 15-month period, starting in 2013.

Design change for Swan River bridge

The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.

Margaret River Gourmet Escape set to end

Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.

Brownes sold to Chinese consortium

Western Australia’s three largest dairy producers are now under foreign ownership, after Brownes was sold to a consortium of investors that includes Chinese dairy operator Shanghai Ground Food.

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape set to end

Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.

Design change for Swan River bridge

The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.