Site works have commenced today at The Amble Estate in Girrawheen, where the Department of Communities, Yolk Property Group and Ventura Home Group have partnered to develop 4.2 hectares of underutilised land into an affordable residential community.
Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has endorsed the environmental watchdog’s rejection of Mineral Resources’ Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East iron ore project, however, the government is yet to make a final decision on the proposal.
Kalium Lakes will raise $14.2 million in an oversubscribed share placement with plans to complete a bankable feasibility study and start early site preparation works at its Beyondie sulphate of potash project in the Pilbara.
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.
US crude has hit a two-year high in thin trade as the shutdown of a major crude pipeline from Canada and a draw on fuel inventories pointed to a tightening market, despite rising output from US producers.
The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.
Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone opened a $10 million facility in Port Hedland last week that will apply remote sensing and big data to detect wear on the mining fleets and conveyors of its Pilbara customers.
Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.