Murdoch University is finalising plans for a new multi-million dollar biotechnology precinct that will open up its campus to industry and government tenants, and provide access to the proposed Fiona Stanley hospital.
There was a big increase in the number of companies paying very large cash bonuses last financial year, and at first glance its hard to reconcile some of the increased payments with company performance.
The State Government has named Mirvac as the preferred proponent for the $100 million landmark hotel and residential development in Port Hedland on a 2.87 hectare site with ocean frontage, provided by the State Government.
The State Government is calling for applications to the 2008 Western Australian Consumer Protection Awards, in particular a new category recognising product safety for children, Consumer Protection Minister Sheila McHale has announced.
Spending on mineral and petroleum exploration in Western Australia rose by 39 per cent to $839.2 million in the 2006-2007 financial year, accounting for nearly half of the nation's total, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The Carbon Neutral program run by community organisation Men of the Trees has won the 2007 WA Environment award at a showcase honouring individuals, community groups and businesses who have shown outstanding achievement in protecting the environment.
WA politics reclaimed the spotlight this week as Upper House MP Shelley Archer quit the ALP. Meanwhile both federal parties launched their campaigns, Foreign Affairs spokesmen were in furious agreement and our expats started voting.
Subiaco-based Natural Fuel Ltd has appointed three new directors and implemented an asset optimisation strategy over its Singapore plant, seeking to secure interim revenues while unfavourable market conditions remain, the company has announced.
West Perth-based iron ore explorer Atlas Iron Ltd will pay $15 million in port facilities charges to the Port Hedland Port Authority as an up-front contribution for the planned $225 million upgrade of the Utah Point public access facility.
The Federal Labor Party will fund a third of an estimated $180 million upgrade to road and rail networks in Esperance to improve access to the port, Opposition Transport spokesman Martin Ferguson announced today.