Lithium producer Altura Mining has received a three-year extension on its existing $244 million loan facility, but at a price of adding 5 per cent to the total loan amount and issuing additional shares to the lenders.
Gold explorer Anova Metals will appoint a new managing director upon completion of a proposed $3.9 million capital raising, while also entering into a loan agreement with a Hong Kong-based investment group for $2.5 million.
Western Australia's largest timber plantation owner, investment group New Forests, has expanded its holdings by purchasing 12,000 hectares of bluegums from Bunbury Fibre Plantations, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsui & Co.
Struggling gold producer Blackham Resources is seeking to raise $52 million at 1 cent per share, while also planning to secure a $40 million loan with a European trading group to expand production at its tenements in Western Australia.
Australia’s consumer watchdog has raised concerns over the proposed acquisition of mortgage aggregator Connective by Perth-based Australian Finance Group, as the merged group will have nearly 40 per cent market share.
PSC Insurance Group has purchased Perth-based Ultimate Safety Solutions Australia (USSA) and the majority of shares in Eden Software, which owns USSA’s SafeX technology, for an upfront payment of $700,000.
Goldminer Ramelius Resources has lodged a $208 million takeover offer for Spectrum Metals, after Spectrum settled its disputes with Venus Metals Corporation in relation to the acquisition of the Penny West gold project in Western Australia.