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.
West Perth-based Amristar Solutions has secured a $4.5 million state government contract for ICT services, while ASX-listed Cirrus Networks has been awarded a $2.5 million contract to manage data services for Crown Resorts.
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.
Shares in local contractor NRW Holdings were up 9.2 per cent today after the company said its order book had increased to near record levels of $2.05 billion, while also saying the business was well placed to be involved in Western Australia’s major upcoming iron ore projects.
WorleyParsons has been awarded a contract extension for engineering services at Chevron’s Gorgon and Wheatsone LNG projects, while NRW Holdings has received a $93 million extension to its Stanmore Coal contract.