The construction company overseeing the 2017 refurbishment of the GPO building in Forrest Place has been fined $38,000 after pleading guilty to charges over the death of a 17-year-old worker on the site.
Botanix Pharmaceuticals is set to raise $40 million via a share placement, less than two months after it released studies suggesting its cannabis compound could be used as an antimicrobial to mitigate superbugs.
A $1 billlion-plus lithium refinery planned for the Pilbara has been put on hold and a second refinery under construction in the South West has been reduced in size as local company Mineral Resources and its US partner restructure their joint venture after a sharp fall in lithium prices.
Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Group has narrowed the choice for the preferred design to replace the Indiana Tea House on Cottesloe Beach, after two of the four designs received strong support from the public and the competition jury.
Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings have budgeted $76 million and $50 million towards exploration for this financial year, respectively, as the gold miners seek to continue to boost their record level of reserves.
Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti says congestion-busting initiatives are bearing fruit around the Port of Fremantle, with a 30 per cent increase of freight volumes on rail beginning to alleviate traffic build-ups along Leach Highway.
Exports to Thailand from Western Australia have surged about 270 per cent from a low point just three years ago, as the South-East Asian country seeks to strengthen linkages with Australia and partners.
June quarter Inflation has narrowly beaten expectations with a rise to 0.6 per cent, which likely postpones a third consecutive rate cut next month but is not enough to ward off a further reduction by the end of the year.