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Paskevicius is WA business woman of 2015

Angie Paskevicius, the chief executive of non-for-profit drug and alcohol support service Holyoake, has been named the 2015 Telstra Western Australia business woman of the year.

Pindan Capital buys office asset for $18.4m

Pindan Capital has boosted its investment portfolio with the $18.4 million purchase of the Australian Federal Police Building at Perth Airport.

Viento can’t explain share price surge

Mining services contractor Viento Group says it can’t explain why its share price has risen by 75 per cent to 12 cents per share in two weeks.

Alliance plummets in tough conditions

Shares in Alliance Aviation Services lost nearly half their value today after it announced a major profit downgrade following reduced work in Queensland, with the company now hoping to pick up extra work in Western Australia.

Too many irons in the fire

For the best ringside seat at a bruising encounter don’t buy a ticket to a boxing event, sign up for an iron ore forecasting conference which will, for the first time since prices crashed, put the big boys of the industry on the same podium as the small producers.

BHP pushes demerger at London AGM

BHP Billiton bosses have made a strong sales pitch regarding the company's proposed demerger, telling shareholders in London they'd benefit from the next step in the big miner's "evolution".

Viento wins $8m BHP contract

Viento Group has been awarded a $7.9 million contract by BHP Billiton Iron Ore for refurbishment at its OHP Substation in Yandi.

LNG set for export lead - SPECIAL REPORT

The Business News annual export review has the latest data on 33 businesses representing $122 billion in outgoing trade. It also shows that while iron ore continues to dominate, the emergence of LNG, agriculture and services will benefit from a lower dollar.

SCEE profit falls in competitive market

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has reported a $9.6 million slump in full-year profit to $7.7 million on the back of a 21 per cent fall in revenue to $218.2 million.

SCEE wins $10m CITIC contract

Perth-based Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded an electrical and instrumentation contract at CITIC Pacific Mining’s Sino Iron project at Cape Preston, worth over $10 million.

Cruise ship revival

Western Australia’s cruise industry is set to surge as it seeks to capitalise on the state’s proximity to Asian holiday destinations, according to cruise ship operator Princess Cruises.

SCEE wins BHP contract

Western Australia-based Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has won a $25 million contract with BHP Billiton Iron Ore for electrical and instrumentation works at the Yarnima power station near Newman.

Alliance gets new BHP contract

Alliance Aviation Services has signed a charter flights contract with BHP Billiton Nickel West for a three-year initial term.

Positive dividend from local focus

SPECIAL REPORT: Corporate donors say giving well means taking a targeted and strategic approach.

Port strike against national interest: BHP

BHP Billiton Iron Ore president Jimmy Wilson says the mining giant is likely to request government intervention to prevent a "devastating" proposed strike at Port Hedland which could cost miners up to $100 million a day.

Alliance scores BHP FIFO contract

Alliance Aviation Services has won a contract to supply charter flights for BHP Billiton Iron Ore's fly-in fly-out workers, bumping rival operator Cobham Aviation.

‘Stonewall’ claims mar Aboriginal successes

FEATURE: Impressive statistics don’t necessarily equate to widespread positive change.

Pilbara miners push the envelope

Iron ore miners in the Pilbara are on track to reach production and shipping targets, despite bad weather hampering operations and affecting some December quarter results.

Downer wins $100m BHP contracts

Downer EDI has been awarded two contracts with a total value of $100 million by BHP Billiton Iron Ore.

BHP boosts community funding

BHP Billiton has increased the amount it gives to the Royal Life Saving Society WA by 600 per cent.

Climate debate heats up BHP meeting

BHP Billiton’s annual meeting in Perth today resembled a debate on climate change, with chairman Jac Nasser expressing frustration that the company’s achievements in that field were not being recognised.

BHP fined over 2008 mine death

BHP Billiton Iron Ore and its former contractor HWE Newman Services have been handed a total of $238,000 in fines in relation to the death of a worker at BHP's Yandi mine near Newman five years ago.

BHP doubles indigenous student funding

BHP Billiton Iron Ore will today announce the doubling of its investment in scholarships for indigenous students in Western Australia.

Iron giants jockey for position

The $10 billion tragedy of Western Australia’s failed magnetite iron ore processing experiment risks becoming something worse next year, as the price is pushed down by a flood of iron ore supply and a

WA firms lauded at iAwards

A suite of educational software for high school students and a remote operations communication platform for the resources sector are among the Western Australian winners at national technology awards

NRW wins $31m BHP construction contract

Belmont-based NRW Holdings announced today that it had been awarded a major contract at BHP Billiton's Mooka Iron Ore car repair shop site.

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Combet: Rudd should put up or back off

IT developers recognised

Western Australia’s mining sector has again proven its worth to related service providers with an information technology company receiving a significant award for work with BHP Billiton.

Business as usual in wielding of influence

THE near certainty of a Coalition government being elected in September, and the single-handed control of state leader Colin Barnett, have reshaped Western Australia's 2013 Most Influential list – squ

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Bills to rise $218

Britton-Lee to Harrier

Harrier Human Capital has appointed Teghan Britton-Lee as general manager of its resourcing division.

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