Altura Mining has taken the next step to double capacity at its Pilgangoora project, approving a definitive feasibility study for expansion to 440,000 tonnes per annum of lithium concentrate, while confirming shipments from stage one of the mine are due in the second quarter of 2018.
US-focused Alexium International Group has announced the appointment of two Australian non-executive directors, Claire Poll and Susan Thomas, while chairman Gavin Rezos will be retiring as of May 2018.
Crude is down slightly as expectations that OPEC and other producers will extend their production cut agreement were offset by US drillers adding the most oil rigs in a week since June, indicating output will continue to grow.
Six projects designed to make Perth a smarter city were launched yesterday, and they comprise a very eclectic collection, from a driverless electric bus in South Perth to management of wetlands in Joondalup.
The competition watchdog has had its first major win enforcing a new franchising code of conduct, with the Federal Court today fining Pastacup franchisor Morild and co-founder Stuart Bernstein $150,000 for a failure to disclose he had been a director of two insolvent entities.
A fashion collaboration between internationally renowned Jimmy Choo, local designer Alvin Fernandez, and Western Australian indigenous artist Peter Farmer was brought to Perth earlier this week for a temporary exhibition.
The Western Australian cooperative and mutuals sector continues to perform strongly on the national stage, with WA accounting for four of the country’s top 10 co-ops and mutual enterprises, a new report has found.
Gold is higher as a weaker US dollar pushes prices during the session to a three-week high for the second time in successive days, while palladium dipped but stayed close to 16-year peak hit during the session.