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31/10/2007 - 06:52

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Ukrainian billionaire Bogolyubov business partner Kolomoisky is behind a big stake in ConsMin bid; New valuation on Coles lifts Wefarmers' hopes; BHP calls for new trading system for iron ore; Nolin quits Gage Roads; Como pub put on the market.

Ukrainian billionaire Gennadiy Bogolyubov is likely to come under pressure this morning to clarify the amount of Consolidated Minerals shares under his control after revelations his business partner, Igor Kolomoisky, is behind a big stake in the $1.1 billion WA takeover target. The West

In an apparent bid to head off more criticism, Coles Group yesterday released an updated independent valuation for the Wesfarmers takeover offer for the company which edges it into the fair value range. The West

BHP calls for a new trading system for iron ore having all but given up on forcing Chinese steel makers to pay extra for Australian ore. The Fin Review

Gage Roads Brewing founding partner Peter Nolin has quit the Palmyra-based company yesterday, less than a year after he led to a $4 million float, to "pursue other interests". The West

Stan Perron and long standing business partner Lyn Ryan are parting company with the Como Hotel after 25 years, putting the pub on the market in a decision which could see the Como reincarnated in offices and shops. The West

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
Page 1: John Howard launched an attack on Kevin Rudd over his stunning policy reversal on climate change, accusing him of an "unbelievable capitulation" and a lack of personal courage.

Government plans to make ethanol use compulsory will drive up food prices because of the huge increase in demand for the grain used to make the biofuel, the nation's leading livestock groups have warned.

Page 3: The WA property council has opened a new debate about the worth of Perth's buildings by declaring that most of those constructed between the 1960's and 1980's are ugly and worth keeping.

Business: Ukrainian billionaire Gennadiy Bogolyubov is likely to come under pressure this morning to clarify the amount of Consolidated Minerals shares under his control after revelations his business partner, Igor Kolomoisky, is behind a big stake in the $1.1 billion WA takeover target.

Stan Perron and long standing business partner Lyn Ryan are parting company with the Como Hotel after 25 years, putting the pub on the market in a decision which could see the Como reincarnated in offices and shops.

In an apparent bid to head off more criticism, Coles Group yesterday released an updated independent valuation for the Wesfarmers takeover offer for the company which edges it into the fair value range.

Gage Roads Brewing founding partner Peter Nolin has quit the Palmyra-based company yesterday, less than a year after he led to a $4 million float, to "pursue other interests"

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering's Frank Tomasi is poised to pocket a $38.8 million windfall through a sharemarket float that will value the naval group at $120 million.

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