Queensland-based Platina Resources Ltd has signed a joint venture agreement to search for platinum group metals at the Polar Bear Project, near Norseman, spending $1.3 million over 3 years to earn a 70 per cent interest in the project.
Perth-based junior oil and gas explorer and producer Burleson Energy Ltd has a lodged a prospectus for its $4 million initial public offering to fund its share of a proposed two well drilling program in Texas and the acquisition of additional leases.
Perth-based biotech company Regenera Ltd has changed its name to Advanced Ocular Systems Ltd following its merger with US based refractive devices company Advanced Ocular Systems, Inc. on 30 December 2005.
DATA communications and Internet provider Swiftel Limited has announced its intention to merge with privately owned voice services company, people telecom, in a scrip deal worth an estimated $50 million.
LISTED property developer Multiplex has entered into discussions with the East Perth Redevelopment Authority over its ambitious $50 million plus redevelopment proposal for the defunct Perth Entertainment Centre.
Rumours of a New York-based investor spending big in Margaret River have circulated for some time. As part of a wider look at offshore interest in the region, Mark Pownall found the man prompting all the talk.