The state government said today a second product developed by Perth company Ocean Guardian might be eligible for its shark deterrent subsidy program, based on research by Flinders University in South Australia.
Bibra Lake-based Minetec has been awarded a $9.5 million contract to supply BHP’s Olympic Dam mine in South Australia with an underground fleet management system, while the tech firm’s parent company, Codan, has posted a profit upgrade.
Telstra is spending about $140 million annually on upgrading and expanding its network in Western Australia, as it seeks to enable the uptake of new technology such as the internet of things in mining, agribusiness and other industries.
With carbon emissions in India expected to double in the years to 2030, research by a Curtin University team could have a dramatic environmental impact by helping improve the efficiency of the country’s coal-fired generators.
More Australian homes and businesses are connecting to higher-speed services on the National Broadband Network, while NBN said today it had more than doubled revenue in the first nine months of the financial year.
A former Horizon Power IT manager and his business partner are being investigated by the Corruption and Crime Commission over allegations the pair billed the state-owned company more than $1 million for services provided by a firm they jointly owned.
Local tech company Parkd has appointed Robert Freedman to its board, while former KPMG partner Andrea Hall has joined Automotive Holdings Group as a non-executive director and Panoramic Resources has announced the appointment of Nick Cernotta to its board.
Startup hub The Growth Box has shut its doors in recent weeks, less than a year after opening, with project proponent the Malaga & Districts Business Association facing an uncertain future after 26 years in operation.