Tayler Neale was an online reporter at Business News. 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. He joined Business News in 2017 and left to pursue further economic studies in 2019.
A private Chinese company is planning to invest $100 million in two major iron ore projects that have been dormant for the best part of a decade - the Oakajee port in WA's Mid West and Sundance Resources' Mbalam Nabeba mine in Cameroon.
Western Australian wineries have continued their recent run of success, with Howard Park’s Janice McDonald crowned the Gourmet Traveller winemaker of the year and Frankland Estate's Judi Cullam claiming the Len Evans award last night.
The Property Council of Australia has welcomed proposed laws governing apartment projects in entertainment precincts, but has expressed caution about where the policy applies and its impact on planning approvals.
Shares in local gold stocks Tribune Resources and Rand Mining have soared today, after each announced special dividends worth a combined $250 million, following an adverse ruling by the Takeovers Panel on Monday.
An improved result in Western Australia, despite challenging market conditions and continued falls in brick selling prices, has helped building materials company Brickworks boost underlying net profit to $223.7 million for the 2018 financial year.
SPECIAL REPORT: WA’s 30 gold miners achieved a small increase in aggregate output last year with the state’s biggest producer, Newmont Mining, making up about a sixth of this at 1.1m ounces, research by Business News has found.
Gold producer Resolute Mining has appointed Sabina Shugg as a non-executive director, while new data from the Australian Institute of Company Directors has revealed an uptick in female participation on ASX 200 boards.
Perth mining executive Michael Ruane is seeking a board spill at Empire Resources, less than two months after the gold miner was forced to restructure its board due to a push from a separate group of dissident shareholders.
Northern Star Resources has announced the acquisition of a gold mine in Alaska for $US260 million ($347 million) from Japanese group Sumitomo, along with a $175 million share placement to fund the purchase.