Gold has fallen by more than a percentage point to a one-month low as the US dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its monetary tightening stance, seen as a negative for non-yielding bullion.
Albemarle Corporation has revised the construction schedule for its $1 billion lithium plant at Kemerton, with site works due to start next month and the US company accelerating expansion of the project.
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National automotive services business AMA Group has struck a $68 million deal with new investors, which includes a big share selldown by management, after Perth-based Andrew Hopkins became the company’s chief executive.
Swedish construction company Serneke Group, which has annual turnover of $940 million, has established a foothold in the local market by purchasing an equity stake in Nedlands firm Consortium Builders.
Tech platforms have dominated the Innovator of the Year encouragement awards, presented last night, with winners including a video conferencing device for remote communities, groundwater management software, business scheduling software, and a new transmission system for bikes and vehicles.
The Noisy Guts Project and Chemo@home have taken home the respective Emerging Innovation and Growth categories at last nights Innovator of the Year awards, marking a big win for Perth-based healthcare and research.
Tom Young says interest in his udrew interactive building approvals system - the overall winner of the Mitsubishi Western Australia Innovator of the Year award - is growing ahead of its market launch early next year.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has rejected a Chinese consortium's proposed $13 billion purchase of APA Group, saying the deal would result in an undue concentration of foreign ownership of the country's gas transmission pipelines.
The board of Kin Mining says costs at its Leonora gold project could have blown out by up to 50 per cent, after the explorer today released an engineering report that was leaked online earlier this week.