ASX-listed Volt Power Group has suffered a major setback after BHP suspended its long-runing service relationship with wholly-owned subsidiary Wescone Distribution, less than a year after Volt bought Wescone.
Perth company Parkd has struck a deal with property developer Vector Management to evaluate construction of a $9 million car park in the inner city, while the state government has announced plans for a $32 million car park at Forrestfield.
Perth-based Australian Mines has secured a $US12 million convertible note facility with a New York fund, as it seeks to continue development of a Queensland cobalt project and completes the acquisition of a second cobalt deposit.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has guaranteed his government will deliver the GST distribution solution promised under Malcolm Turnbull's leadership before the next election, and will even consider legislation if necessary.
Lithium producer Altura Mining has secured an additional $US15 million of debt funding to support a second stage expansion and the ongoing ramp-up of its Pilgangoora operation, after officially opening the project last week.
Early works for the Yanchep rail extension and Thornlie to Cockburn link will be contracted separately, as the state government attempts to give opportunities for smaller players after combining the main portions of the two projects into one package.
The Supreme Court has dismissed a defamation claim brought by former Quintis managing director Frank Wilson, after the trial judge said he was surprised by Mr Wilson's asserted lack of knowledge of the sandalwood producer’s contracts.
The state government has announced that Fairbridge WA will take over operation of six camp schools across the state, while parent group Family Support WA will manage Landsdale Farm in Perth's northern suburbs.