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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.