Transport & Logistics

PS Structures for $41m Balcatta High rebuild

PS Structures, Ertech and WBHO Infrastructure are among contractors that have won $53 million of work from the state government in recent weeks, while PwC has been selected for two major consulting reviews.

Fenix to form JV with Minehaul

Fenix Resources has formed a strategic alliance with trucking and logistics company Mineheaul, to be led by Craig Mitchell, which the mining company said is a significant step towards the development of its Iron Ridge project.

AP speeds to majority AHG stake

AP Eagers has acquired a provisional majority stake in Automotive Holdings Group, just a week after AHG told shareholders not to accept the offer until it released its target statement on May 8.

ORIX wins CBH contract

ORIX Australia has won a tender to become the outsourced fleet management and leasing provider for agribusiness giant CBH Group.

AP edges closer to AHG majority stake

AP Eagers has increased its provisional stake in takeover target Automotive Holdings Group, the second time in less than a week, to 42.62 per cent.

DTI Group secures London contract

DTI Group has won a $3.6 million contract to supply and install its CCTV recording system on a fleet of trains which operate on the London Underground.

AHG appoints new chair as bidder lifts stake

AP Eagers has increased its interest in Automotive Holdings Group by 9.15 per cent, as the takeover target appointed a former KPMG and Ernst and Young partner as its new chairman.

Intermodal and Qube enter partnership

Intermodal Group has announced a strategic partnership with QUBE Holdings in Western Australia, as the North Quay Rail Terminal (NQRT) goes up for tender.

AP Eagers seeks $1.84bn merger with AHG

AP Eagers has made a takeover bid for Automotive Holdings Group, which values the struggling West Perth-based car retailer at around $635.4 million.

Passenger car sales stuck in reverse

Sales of passenger vehicles in Western Australia in the three months to March fell by 18.5 per cent from the prior corresponding period and sales of sport utility vehicles also fell, but demand for light commercial vehicles was on the rise.

$2bn tax hit on WA motorists

Western Australian motorists are being overtaxed to the tune of $2 billion by governments state and federal, according to a report released today by RAC WA.

Austal wins $369m US Navy contract

Henderson-based shipbuilder Austal has secured a $369 million contract to supply two Expeditionary Fast Transport ships (EPF) to the US Navy.

Airline peak body slams Productivity Commission

Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (A4ANZ) says the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Australia’s airports, released in January, falls well short of what should be expected from the commission.

Stealth moves into workwear JV

ASX-listed Stealth Global Holdings has entered into a joint venture agreement with Bisley Workwear to launch its products into the UK, West African and European markets.

DTI wins $10m Volgren contract

DTI Group has won a contract to supply and install its CCTV recording system in Volgren’s 900 new buses in Western Australia.

PTA awards $16.9m of contracts

The Public Transport Authority (PTA) has awarded Delron Cleaning and Westland Works contracts valued at about $12.44 million and $4.4 million, respectively.

Volgren bus contract renewed

The state government has awarded a $549 million contract to Volvo to continue supplying Transperth buses with local manufacturer Volgren to fit-out the vehicles.

Subaru buys Parkd's first relocatable car park

Claremont-based Parkd has sold its first relocatable car park to City Subaru Perth, which the dealership leased for the past six months following completion of the project in August.

AHG falls from ASX 200, six WA companies join ASX 300

Automotive Holdings Group has slipped out of the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index, while six Western Australian companies have moved into the S&P/ASX 300 index.

Austal seeking hundreds of WA workers

Austal is on a recruitment drive for an extra 260 Western Australian workers to fill vacancies at its Henderson facility.

Phoenix wins $388m Navy contract

The Perth-based Australian subsidiary of Phoenix International has secured a contract with the Royal Australian Navy.