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Forrest calls on ARU chairman to quit

Andrew Forrest has called on Cameron Clyne to resign, claiming the ARU chairman misrepresented the reasons he chose to axe the Western Force.

Playing catch-up not a winning strategy

OPINION: As technology increasingly cuts out the middleman, the WA government’s investment in facilities at Perth Airport may have short-lived benefits.

Crowdfunding sought for WA GST legal fight

A Western Australian Liberals-led High Court challenge over the state's GST share will be partly financed by crowdfunding.

Synergy loss as gas, power sales fall

State-owned power generator and retailer Synergy has recorded a loss of $12.6 million for the 2017 financial year on the back of lower sales revenue and a large impairment due to the early closure of its generation capacity.

City retail revamp aims to rival the ’burbs

SPECIAL REPORT: Property groups are chasing retail opportunities in Perth’s CBD with a pipeline of upgrades and developments worth more than $250 million.

Solid steps ensure customer loyalty

OPINION: Before you receive loyalty from your customers, you’ll need to show some within your own workplace.

Karratha opposes new Fifo camp

The City of Karratha has strongly opposed Woodside Petroleum’s plans for a 700-bed fly-in, fly-out camp, but the final decision rests with Planning and Lands Minister Rita Saffioti, who is playing her cards close to her chest.

Craft beer fills Gage Roads

Gage Roads Brewing Company has reported solid results for the 2017 financial year, on the back of higher demand for its craft beer range.

Qantas to reroute, upgrade flights

Qantas is changing one of its most popular routes and upgrading the aircraft on another key service as part of a five-year extended partnership with Emirates.

Qantas trials regional flight discounts

Qantas will conduct a 12-month trial of discounted airfares for six regional centres in Western Australia, following a similar move by Regional Express in July.

Company fined $70k for skylight fall injury

A roofing company has been fined $70,000 after a labourer was seriously injured when he fell five metres through a skylight in Bicton.

Atlas grinds its way through the gears

ANALYSIS: Recent numbers from iron ore miner Atlas Iron suggest it may be moving from survival mode to revival.

Business groups say tax hikes will lock in pain

Gold miners have warned of devastating consequences from a higher royalty rate, including potential mine closures, while business groups have also taken aim at proposed payroll tax hikes for larger employers, after both were targeted in a $1 billion revenue grab by the state government in today’s budget.

Wellness program targets Fifo isolation

SPECIAL REPORT: The effects of a Fifo lifestyle on the workforce have prompted changes in workplace practices among some of the major resources sector players.

Mineral Commodities in $4.6m graphite deal

Welshpool-based Mineral Commodities has signed an agreement with Gold Terrace to earn-in to the Munglinup graphite project West of Esperance in a part cash, part scrip deal worth about $4.6 million.

Contract Power to build, run, Pilgangoora power

Contract Power Group has won a contract to build, own and operate a power station at Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora lithium project for at least seven years, while former Fortescue Metals Group delivery manager Dale Henderson has taken over as Pilbara’s project director.

Fremantle Octopus to extend reach

Fremantle Octopus hopes a new trap and some extra cash will propel its business into a much broader marketplace.

Entrepreneurs stitch-up sweet live music deal

A Murray Street basement once home to the pattern cutters and seamstresses of Perth fashion label Pierucci is set to become the city’s newest live music venue, The Sewing Room.

Insect protein just not cricket(s), yet

The production of crickets for human and animal consumption could be a fresh frontier for Western Australia’s agribusiness industry, if a Pinjarra-based small business fulfils its potential.