The Federal Government-funded Year2K Industry Program plans to introduce an Information Disclosure Act or ‘Good Samaritan’ legislation that will address Y2K liability risks under the Trade Practices Act.
HYDROGEN powered buses may be on Perth streets in the near future. Transport Minister Murray Criddle is visiting Germany for a briefing on the virtually emission-free fuel cell being trialled in buses there and in Canada.
AFTER just 12 months in WA, the Corporation Builders program has borne its first fruit. Rope and climbing equipment manufacturer Fallright International has signed a $2.7 million deal with venture capitalist Foundation Capital.
WA played host to 589,000 international guests last financial year — equivalent to half the local population, according to WA Tourism Commission figures.The WATC found those guests spent $837 million while they were here.
RURAL villages are on the drawing board for the Swan Valley. GHD Consultants has been employed by the Ministry of Planning to prepare structure plans for villages at Caversham, Middle Swan and Herne Hill.
In spite of adverse El Nino climatic conditions affecting its Mt Muro mining operations in Indonesia, Aurora Gold Limited reported a net profit $14.5 million from silver and gold sales for the fiscal year ended December 31.
RESIDENTIAL approvals have risen both in country and metropolitan areas in WA. In the Perth metropolitan area, the WA Ministry for Planning reports final approval was given to 404 residential lots in January.