Two reports out today highlight the weakness in WA property prices over the past decade, including dramatic falls in some regional pockets, but the upside is the state has the most affordable housing across the nation.
Perth tech startup Appbot, which counts 35 per cent of the world’s top charting app developers as customers, has turned to artificial intelligence to develop a new service that helps organisations manage large volumes of feedback.
Lithium advocates have been cautioned to separate facts from hype as it is not yet clear if battery manufacturing in Western Australia will be practical, although refining plans should proceed immediately, according to Mckinsey & Co partner Prabhav Sharma.
Bentley-based communications company Swift Networks Group has announced a number of new contracts, including infrastructure works at Iluka Resources' Cataby project and a 12-month extension at AngloGold Ashanti's Tropicana facility in Kalgoorlie.
Gold prices have steadied as the US dollar eased off a three-week high, following an earlier drop in bullion to a one-year low as bullish comments from US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell boosted the greenback.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after US government data indicated bullish demand for gasoline and distillates, which overshadowed a surprise build in US crude inventories and US crude oil production hitting 11 million bpd for the first time.
Global education services provider Navitas has announced it will close colleges in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as exiting its Australian health care training business, in a restructure of its careers and industry division.
NRW Holdings has joined the likes of Clough, Decmil and CPB in securing work at BHP Billiton’s $4.6 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, after announcing a $176 million contract to complete earthworks at the site.
Listed investor Growthpoint Properties Australia has struck a deal to buy a Wellington Street office building, the latest deal off the back of a healthy sales pipeline for Perth’s commercial office market.
Northern Star Resources has reported above-guidance gold production for the year to June, with plans to expand output beyond 600,000 ounces in 2019, while Blackham Resources posted improved results for the half year to June.