The State Government is evaluating the establishment of a new outer harbour at Port Hedland to accomodate the Pilbara's surging export volumes, marking a major shift from its plan to develop a new iron ore port at Ronsard Island.
Two weeks after listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, Empired Ltd has acquired fellow Western Australian IT services company Quadrant Group for more than $1.7 million in cash plus 300,000 share options.
This week, as Prime Minister John Howard incurred the wrath of dog-walkers and Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd was ticked off by angry choristers, the economy remained the number one issue as the consumer price index was released.
West Perth-based Precious Metals Australia Ltd has secured the principal environmental approvals necessary to reconstruct and commence operation of the Windimurra vanadium mine, the company has announced.
Gindalbie Metals Ltd and Midwest Corporation Ltd could be the losers from a state government review of the Mid West, which has endorsed the big iron ore projects planned for the region but put a question mark over several others.
The recently-retired managing director of iron ore hopeful Grange Resources Ltd, Geoff Wedlock, has been appointed to the board of Sundance Resources Ltd as a non-executive director, the company has announced.
A major artwork which gained international recognition after being installed on a white, salt surface in the Goldfields has been gifted to the people of Western Australia by British sculptor Antony Gormley.
Gindalbie and Sundance tipped to drop share swap merger; BHP might switch hundreds of more jobs to Perth; ConsMin on trail of mystery investor; pre-election rate-rise imminent; Chaney calls for teachers pay rise.
NSW-based McWilliam's Wines Pty Ltd has emerged as the successful bidder for collapsed Margaret River winery Evans & Tate following a seven week tender process sparking interest from operators including Foster's Group Ltd and De Bortoli Wines Pty Ltd.
The State Government has launched the Kimberley Broadband Solutions Project, providing 16 wireless hotspot sites and three fixed satellite and portable mobile satellite communication systems, to key locations within the Kimberley region.
Electricity retailer Synergy has emerged as the only one of the four disaggregated electricity corporations to exceed budget forecasts, reporting earnings before interest and tax of $64.9 million for the 2006-07 financial year.