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.
The long road to an ASX listing for Nicheliving Holdings continues, after the property developer released its fourth supplementary prospectus this week, including details of its new 'big 4' auditor and a new director, and foreshadowing the release of a third replacement prospectus that will not have financial forecasts.
The federal government has suspended the licence of a subsidiary of embattled live exporter Emanuel Exports, after the sister company sought to ship 60,000 sheep left stranded following the initial suspension.
Resolute Mining has posted steady preliminary production results at its gold operations for the 2018 financial year, while also providing guidance for next year as the company moves towards its target of 500,000 ounces per annum.
The state government says there was no conflict of interest with the recent awarding of a $205 million contract to Huawei, after it was revealed the Chinese group paid for flights and phones for two cabinet members during a trip to China in 2015.
Pilbara Ports Authority has reported a record annual throughput for the 2018 financial year, with nearly 700 million tonnes of cargo passing over its docks, on the back of an uptick in activity at Port Hedland.
Sandfire Resources has entered into a strategic relationship with Victoria-based White Rock Minerals, which includes a $2.5 million equity investment and an option to earn-in to the junior explorer’s Red Mountain zinc project in Alaska.
Regis Resources, Independence Group and Ramelius Resources have all provided production updates for their respective mining operations, while Millennium Minerals says it is on track to ramp-up its gold output by the end of 2018.
The $50 million On the Point hospitality precinct in East Perth has suffered a major setback after its anchor tenant was placed in administration but other restaurants and bars at the riverfront property are set to continue trading.
The environmental watchdog has today recommended approval of BHP Billiton’s long-term development plans in the Pilbara, including construction of 13 new iron ore mines and expansion of four existing mines.
Airfares on key international business routes from Perth continue to rise, according to a new report, while Virgin Australia has today unveiled plans to start direct flights between WA and Tasmania later this year.
Two local mining companies have been forced to provide clarifications to the ASX this morning, with Flinders Mines responding to a presentation given by BBI Group, while lithium-focused AVZ Minerals told investors to ignore a Twitter post from one of its strategic advisers.
The future of Atlas Iron has been further muddied today after the takeover target said the state government had indicated to media it could compromise on its policy regarding development rights at Port Hedland if either Fortescue Metals Group or Hancock Prospecting takes control of the junior miner.
Automotive Holdings Group has revealed that the planned $400 million sale of its refrigerated logistics business to Chinese conglomerate HNA Group will not be completed by the specified June 30 deadline, with the company unsure whether a deal will be reached.
SPECIAL REPORT: The recent appointment of a full-time chief executive and the shift to new facilities have been major factors in the Wanneroo Basketball Association’s success during the past three years.
St John Ambulance WA, which is one of the state's largest not-for-profit businesses with annual revenue of $280.6 million, has been awarded a two-year contract extension by the state government while a broad review of its service is undertaken.
Moody’s Analytics is forecasting continued weakness in Perth's residential property market this year but a return to positive growth in 2019, with Perth’s western suburbs and Mandurah tipped to be the best-performing regions.
Perth house prices were up 0.3 per cent in March, and have risen in four of the past six months, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, adding to hopes of a sustained improvement in the residential property market.
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.
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.
Byrnecut executive chairman Steve Coughlan has slammed the state government’s decision to crack down on payroll tax exemptions, saying his company will no longer receive the exemption for courses being undertaken by 1,200 employees.
UPDATED: Australian startups will now be able to raise capital via crowdfunding sources after the corporate watchdog today approved the first batch of licences allowing companies to act as intermediaries in the process.