Echo to raise $5m for gold project

Gold explorer Echo Resources has tapped investors for $5 million to fund ongoing development of its Yandal project near Wiluna.

Graphex raises $2.6m for Chilalo

Graphex Mining has tapped investors for $2.6 million as it moves ahead with development of its Chilalo graphite project in Tanzania, amid legislative changes to how the country’s government receives mining royalties.

Tempo buys electrical engineer

Tempo Australia has announced the acquisition of NSW-based electrical engineering company KP Electric for up to $10.1 million.

Attila completes New Century reverse takeover

New Century Resources has enjoyed fruitful gains on its first day of trading on the ASX after completing a reverse takeover of Perth-based Attila Resources.

Bis in $1bn debt-for-equity deal

Bis Industries, one of the major transport players in Western Australia, will come under new ownership after a $1 billion debt-for-equity swap deal was struck with its major lenders.

Nuheara taps investors for $9m

Local tech company Nuheara has tapped investors for $9 million to fund ongoing development and enhancement of its IQbuds wireless headphones.

PSC buys Perth broker

PSC Insurance Group has bought National Franchise Insurance Brokers in a deal worth up to $1.2 million, two months after the Subiaco-based firm was placed into administration.

Metro taps investors for $38m

Metro Mining shares were up 20 per cent after the bauxite hopeful announced the completion of a $38 million capital raising through Perth broking firm Argonaut.

WindTurbine seeks ASX listing

A Wangara-based renewable technology company is seeking to list on the ASX through the reverse takeover of dormant Perth company Axxis Technology.

Nepean buys Sandvik operation

Privately-owned mining equipment supplier Nepean Conveyors is aiming to expand its manufacturing operations in Perth after buying the global conveyor business of Swedish company Sandvik.

Musgrave buys Silver Lake's Cue stake

Westgold Resources will no longer acquire Silver Lake Resources’ stake in the Cue operation after joint venture partner Musgrave Minerals exercised its pre-emptive right to buy the interest.

Kyckr in global tie up with Bloomberg

John Van Der Wielen-chaired Kyckr announced to the ASX today that it has signed a deal with global information services giant Bloomberg to provide global business registry data for the data service’s customers.

Crowdfunding to offer new equity opportunity

SPECIAL REPORT: Small and mid-sized businesses will soon have a new option for raising capital when crowd-sourced funding legislation takes effect. 

M&A deals take surprise twists

SPECIAL REPORT: Perth companies Macmahon Holdings and ASG Group have illustrated how contested takeover deals can deliver unexpected outcomes.

Perth cobalt explorer in Canadian takeover

A Canadian company has entered into an agreement to acquire Perth-based Cobalt One under an all-scrip deal that values the target at about $63 million.

Programmed receives $780m takeover offer

Investors have welcomed news this morning that Programmed Maintenance Services will be purchased by a Japanese staffing company for about $780 million in cash.

Graphex rebounds on Chilalo funding commitment

Shares in Tanzania-focused Graphex Mining rebounded after the company announced it had struck a revised agreement with its Chinese partner over the Chilalo graphite project.

IVE signs Seven magazine production deal

Print communications provider IVE Group Australia has signed a four-year deal with Seven West Media's publishing arm to produce its entire stable of regular mastheads. 

Macmahon shareholders approve AMNT deal

Macmahon Holdings chairman Jim Walker said the contract miner would focus on executing its growth plans after shareholders voted overwhelmingly today in support of a tie-up with Indonesian company PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT).

Chilean giant buys into WA lithium mine

The world's largest lithium producer will make a $A150 million investment in Kidman Resources' Mt Holland project near Southern Cross, and plans to build a new refinery in the region.