Balcatta-based Orbital Corporation recorded an unaudited $1.5 million after-tax loss for the first half of the financial year, but expects a profit in its full-year result, as it shifts focus to building engine parts for unmanned aerial vehicles.
The state’s automotive industry got off to a positive start in 2018 with a rise in new vehicle sales for January, compared to last year, on the back of increased SUV and light commercial vehicle sales.
Malaga company Galvin Engineering has developed Australia's first lead-free drinking tap as the state government deals with new revelations of lead contamination in taps at a number of Western Australian schools.
Western Australian indigenous business Carey Training has been awarded a $2.5 million training contract with the Malaysian Institute of Technology Academy based in Kuala Lumpur for the next three years.
Western Australia's automotive industry has registered a second straight month of strong growth in new vehicle sales relative to 2016, with solid increases in purchases of light and heavy commercial vehicles in November.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has highlighted mining industry concerns regarding grinding media company Moly-Cop’s proposed acquisition of competitor Donhad in its statement of issues.
Perth companies Austal and Civmec are looking forward to working on the construction of 10 navy vessels at Henderson but the amount and type of work they will undertake is unclear after the federal government selected Germany's Luerssen as its preferred designer and builder.
Perth-based shipbuilder Austal has denied it sent an update to shareholders signalling the potential closure of its Henderson shipyard, with chief executive David Singleton telling Business News the company was strongly positioned to remain in Western Australia.
Engineering and construction contractor Civmec, which plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange, has reported a quarterly net profit of $S3.7 million ($A3.5 million) and modest growth in its order book.