The Australian Wheat Board, privatised on 1 July 1999, is operating under a new structure which, according to AWB Limited WA regional manager, Greg Harvey, is more commercially focussed while continuing to be customer driven.
The net value of farm production is forecast to fall by 7.6 per cent to $3.3 billion in 1999-2000 according to the latest issue of Australian Commodities Forecasts and Issues, released by the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics.
TITAN Resources NL believes it is on the verge of a major metallurgical breakthrough to biologically recover nickel from base metal sulphide ores –a process which is attracting keen international attention from other base metal miners around the world.
Real estate agents providing financial advice to clients will be regulated in line with other financial advisors if a report by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission gets the nod from the Federal government.
MAJOR national and state utilities and key service providers will disclose the position for their Year 2000 preparedness in a series of infrastructure forums to be staged around Australia in coming weeks.