WA Business

  1. Battling juniors receive help

    Battling juniors receive help

    The WA Government has injected first financial aid for the State's embattled iron ore juniors, with the Chinese-controlled magnetite producer Karara Mining receiving almost $2 million in royalty rebates.

  2. Ad guru forms cattle alliance

    Ad guru forms cattle alliance

    Advertising guru Harold Mitchell and his business partners have joined forces with the Ngunjiwirri Aboriginal Corporation as part of moves to double their Kimberley cattle herd over the next five years.

  3. Green tick for uranium mine

    Green tick for uranium mine

    Cameco has been granted a five-year window to start construction of the Kintyre uranium mine in the east Pilbara as two of the State's most anticipated next-wave resources projects received key environmental backing.

  4. Wave boss calls for RET clarity

    Wave boss calls for RET clarity

    The boss of Carnegie Wave Energy has called for an end to the dead-lock over the renewable energy target, saying it should be scaled back as part of a compromise.

  5. Hedland ore exports surge

    Hedland ore exports surge

    Iron ore exports at Port Hedland surge 28pc on a year ago, PPA figures show.

  6. Woodside gets nod for Apache buy

    Woodside gets nod for Apache buy

    ACCC will not oppose Woodside's $US3.75b acquisition of Apache's Australian assets.

  7. Indon appeals for closer trade ties

    Indon appeals for closer trade ties

    Indonesian ambassador invites WA to play key role in developing ports, supplying ferries.

  8. Rio cuts first 100 of 800 jobs

    The relentless cost drive dominating the iron ore industry entered its latest downward spiral yesterday, with the first 100 of an expected 800 Rio Tinto workers laid off across some of the giant's biggest mine sites.

  9. Fewer own their home in Perth

    Fewer own their home in Perth

    Growing property ownership struggle in Perth with 10pc fall in rate of people owning own home.

  10. Probe into foreign homebuyers

    Probe into foreign homebuyers

    Federal Govt investigating claims that foreigners have illegally bought homes in Perth.

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