30/10/2007 - 06:46

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Xstrata meets with WA government to discuss its $3.1b Jubilee takeover; Harold Clough quits Clough board after family sell down; Coventry rose by 3pcts yesterday; WA Department of Agriculture quits involvement in wheat breeding; Myer staff wins pay rise.

Today's newspaper headlines

Xstrata is hoping to meet the WA Government this week to discuss its $3.1billion takeover of Jubilee Mines and ensure the controversies surrounding the Swiss mining company's former ownership of the Windimurra vanadium project are put to rest. The West

Patriarch Harold Clough has quit the board of the Clough engineering group after the sell-down by its family of half of its remaining stake. The West

Shares in Perth-based Coventry Group rose nearly 3 per cent yesterday as analysts contemplated possible takeover scenarios for the company. The West

In a reflection of changes unfolding in the $32 million global seeds business, the WA Department of Agriculture is quitting its century old direct involvement in wheat breeding. The West

Myer's private equity owners offer the chain's 20,000 workers an annual payrise of $20 a week for each of the next three years, under an agreement that would end an 18-month pay freeze. The Fin Review

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
Page 1: China's economy will continue to grow at breakneck speed for another 20 years, ensuring the commodities boom that has underpinned WA's runaway economy will roll on, an in depth analysis by the State's peak business group has found.

The State's mining industry has attacked Labor Climate's change policy after it emerged that it would allow China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, to pollute unhindered while imposing binding emission cuts on Australian companies.

Page 3: Builders and renovators face an ever deepening skills shortage , with new statistics revealing tradesmen are harder to fins in Perth than any other capital city.

Business: Xstrata is hoping to meet the WA Government this week to discuss its $3.1billion takeover of Jubilee Mines and ensure the controversies surrounding the Swiss mining company's former ownership of the Windimurra vanadium project are put to rest.

Patriarch Harold Clough has quit the board of the Clough engineering group after the sell-down by its family of half of its remaining stake.

Shares in Perth-based Coventry Group rose nearly 3 per cent yesterday as analysts contemplated possible takeover scenarios for the company.

In a reflection of changes unfolding in the $32 million global seeds business, the WA Department of Agriculture is quitting its century old direct involvement in wheat breeding.

Myer chief executive Bernie Brookes has declared his interest in Kmart, describing it as a great opportunity for Myer's private equity owner TPG Capital.

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