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.
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia will design and build the world’s largest rail-mounted stackers in Western Australia after winning a $250 million contract for BHP Group’s $4.6 billion South Flank iron ore project.
Having sat vacant for the better part of a decade, the 111-year-old North Perth police station is again a place where lessons are learned, with EMCO Building having converted the site into an early learning centre.
Subcontractors WA chair Louise Stewart has welcomed the state government’s decision to expand the use of project bank accounts (PBAs) to protect subcontractors, but is pushing for the introduction of legally binding statutory trusts.
Perth house prices have risen for the second straight month, according to new data from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, which released its monthly figures today ahead of market analyst CoreLogic.
Carnegie Clean Energy has been forced to abandon plans to sell its battery storage and microgrid business, while chairman Terry Stinson has detailed the renewable energy outfit’s recent struggles in an address at today’s annual meeting.
The administrators in charge of RCR Tomlinson have secured funding to support the engineering contractor’s operations, and disclosed that more than 180 parties have expressed interest in the planned sale of its business.
RCR Tomlinson, which grew rapidly to be one of Australia's largest engineering contractors with annual revenue of $2 billion, 3,400 staff and multiple contracts in WA, has been placed into administration after failing to secure new funding.
Mineral Resources has struck a deal to sell a 50 per cent stake in its Wodgina lithium project for $US1.15 billion ($1.6 billion), with the company set to form a joint venture with US outfit Albemarle Corporation.
The inquiry into the operations of the City of Perth commenced public hearings today after highlighting a number of serious matters worthy of ongoing scrutiny and concerns over endemic, flawed cultural practices.
RCR Tomlinson has been served with a shareholder class action, as the engineering contractor requested a one week extension to its suspension from the ASX while it seeks to clarify its earnings outlook and funding requirements.
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.