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Concerted effort needed to change toxic online culture

Businesses need to step up and work with schools to support initiatives and programs to counter online bullying.

Hofmann seizes new opportunities

Bassendean-based Hofmann Engineering has credited increased orders from the mining sector and a major contract in the defence sector as the major drivers behind a surge in revenue to a record $149 million in its 50th year in business.

Mine tech pioneer lifts export focus

Kewdale company RCT has pioneered a lot of technology used in the mining industry, and its increased focus on export markets has lifted sales to a record level.

Steadman rides to success as Steadyrack goes global

There are numerous words Steadyrack marketing manager Jeff Russell could use to describe the success of his company, so it’s curious that he opts to call it an ‘accident’.

Safety, efficiency seal Roborigger sweep

A focus on safety and efficiency has helped Tensa Equipment spin-off Roborigger win an unprecedented three of four sponsored platinum awards at this year’s Innovator of the Year ceremony, including the Business News ‘Great for the State’ award.

Simple leaching solution wins for MPS

Mining & Process Solutions has won the top prize at this year’s Innovator of the Year awards, with an environmentally friendly, cost-efficient new process for the mining industry.

Weedchipper a non-chemical, sustainable cropping solution

The widespread use of herbicides such as glyphosate to control weeds in cropping systems has proved to be comparatively cheap and effective over many years, and the only practical solution for WA farmers.

Entrepreneurs live the highs and lows

A new book profiling eight successful business people, including Murray McHenry, Rick Hart, Lew Beale and Kylie Radford, discusses what makes a great entrepreneur.

Canning back for Rechabite relaunch

Rechabites Hall in Northbridge was officially relaunched as a 1,500-capacity, multi-use venue earlier this month, with the overhaul driven by former Artrage chief executive Marcus Canning.

Compelling business case for school connections

OPINION: Businesses that place emphasis on corporate social responsibility, or CSR, are attracting a growing share of consumer goodwill and spending.

Perth youth growing by rowing

Wesfarmers’ newly announced partnership with Rowing WA is part of a broad range of sports-related community programs gaining popularity in WA.

Kailis senses market movement

There’s a seismic shift happening in hospitality and Perth has an opportunity to become a culinary destination, according to George Kailis.

Program aims to grow STEM shoots

Lyndsey Scott’s career pathway is unusual, to say the least, and quite likely unique.

BGC boss urges bold moves to boost Perth growth

The new chief executive of one of Western Australia’s most iconic companies says the state government needs to adopt a bold vision to help shake-off the state’s population growth woes and kickstart residential construction, with the establishment of Perth as the world leader in autonomous vehicles the type of initiative that should be embraced.

Bishop calls for moderation on global trade

Former deputy prime minister Julie Bishop has urged Australia to act as a voice of moderation on international trade, criticising the US for exacerbating threats to the rules-based world order.

Craft beer meets indigenous culture

A team of Western Australian entrepreneurs is preparing to launch a new brewery designed to create employment opportunities for Aboriginal people, with proceeds from one of its beers to support returned servicemen and women.

Midland ripe for residential revival

The City of Swan’s urban regeneration efforts have attracted a growing round of investment in Midland’s town centre.

Agworld puts data at forefront of farming

A Perth business running a collaborative farm management system will chalk up 10 years as one of the world’s key players in agricultural software this month.

Harvard's complexity call way too simple

A recent Harvard study that found Australia’s export economy lacks complexity may itself be something of an oversimplification.

Pogo worries bite Northern Star

Shares in Northern Star Resources slumped today following the release of a quarterly update for its Pogo mine in Alaska, but the gold miner has assured investors that the weak results from the highly-touted operation were expected.

Aikins brings gift for generating giving

Fundraising is a mechanical process and 90 per cent of the work is research, according to an international expert visiting Perth next week.