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Coal plant ‘could limp into 2030s’

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Pye continues education dream

Wendy Pye says resilience was needed to establish one of the world’s biggest publishing companies in terms of educational resources.

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Nadia Budihardjo

Nickel climbs above royalty relief cap

WA nickel producers will be unable to apply for a royalty relief package announced in February if the price of the commodity remains at its current...

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Jack Mcginn

Aboriginal mining royalties hit $370m

New financial reports show a handful of Aboriginal groups gaining more income from mining royalties but others are going backwards and the sector as...

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Mark Beyer

Commercial developers at wits' end with power delays

Commercial property developers are at boiling point with Western Power connection delays, citing the backlog as a major project feasibility concern.

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Isabel Vieira

WaveX takes out CERI prize

Wave energy technology developer WaveX was one of three local startups to take home a prize last night after pitching ideas to the Centre for...

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Ava Rawlings

British Alien targets 2024 build for Pilbara mine

London-headquartered iron ore developer Alien Metals has flagged this year to start building its tiny iron mine in the Pilbara.

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Tom Zaunmayr

Wilcox resigns as Tietto boss

Tietto Minerals managing director and chief executive officer Matthew Wilcox resigned from the company on Friday.

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Justin Fris

At Close of Business podcast May 24 2024

Isabel Vieira speaks with Nadia Budihardjo about the storied life of Perth's Wendy Pye, the founder of one of the world's largest education book...

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Sam Jones

WA fintech WeMoney eyes expansion

Perth-founded fintech platform WeMoney has secured $3 million in angel funding and is actively seeking a further $10 million to capitalise on...

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Sam Jones

Hesperia adds industrial land to market

The Subiaco developer has pieced together a $100 million plus estate across 30 hectares in the Westport precinct.

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Claire Tyrrell

Vale Richard Utting

Former Fremantle mayor and criminal defence lawyer Richard Utting has died at age 77.

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Justin Fris

AIC taps investors for $57.2m

Shares in Subiaco-based AIC Mines closed 9 per cent down to 53.5 cents per share on Friday, following news that the company plans to raise $57.2...

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Justin Fris

Monadelphous books $120m in contracts

Engineering company Monadelphous has won a series of new resource sector-based contracts worth $120 million.

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Justin Fris

Water pumps get splash of colour

Local artists have brought colour back to faded Water Corporation pump stations in two Perth suburbs, with the help of primary school students.

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Ava Rawlings

Aust shares drop again, snapping four-week win streak

The Australian share market has dropped across the board to post its worst losses in more than three weeks as hopes fade for mid-year interest rate...

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Ava Rawlings

IGO expands executive team

ASX-listed miner IGO Limited has announced two new appointments to its executive leadership team, onboarding Marie Bourgoin and Brett Salt.

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Liv Declerck

Pinnacle undertakes strategic review

Pinnacle Minerals has announced it will surrender several of its tenements across Australia and Canada.

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Justin Fris

Mark My Words May 24 2024

In this podcast, Mark Beyer and Mark Pownall discuss Forrest property buy; resource conferences; BHP; Anglo-American; Carolyn Turnbull's new job;...

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Mark Beyer

Fresh food group with Jandakot buy

Listed FFI Holdings has bought $5m of vacant industrial land in Jandakot, growing its local portfolio.

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Claire Tyrrell

Rex announces Melbourne-Perth flights

Australian airline Rex has announced five-times weekly flights from Melbourne to Perth from June, adding thousands of seats to one of the nation's...

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Geoffrey Thomas

PYC Therapeutics hit FDA milestone

Perth biotech company PYC Therapeutics has hit a major milestone in the development of a first in class drug to treat a blinding eye disease,...

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Sam Jones

Funding fuels market distortion

Governments have a patchy record when it comes to funding private sector projects.

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Tim Treadgold

Yolk flags South West country club

Yolk Property Group has proposed to build a country club in Margaret River, in partnership with Everland Communities and retirement operators...

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Nadia Budihardjo

Green light for $14m Hammond Park centre

A $14 million neighbourhood centre, which was opposed by the Cancer Council for promoting fast food close to a school, has been approved by a...

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Nadia Budihardjo

Mettam cool on nuclear despite Dutton's Collie call

Liberal Party WA leader Libby Mettam says her position on nuclear has not changed, despite suggestions by Peter Dutton that a site like Collie...

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Jack Mcginn

Mettam cool on nuclear despite Dutton’s Collie call

Liberal Party of WA leader Libby Mettam says her position on nuclear has not changed, despite suggestions by federal opposition leader Peter Dutton...

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Jack Mcginn

Ministerial approval for Atlas project

West Perth-based Image Resources remains focused on beginning construction at its Atlas mineral sands project later this year, following news the...

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Justin Fris

EcoGraf signs $13.5m farm-in deal

Junior exploration company EcoGraf has signed a farm-in agreement with gold mining giant AngloGold Ashanti Holdings for $US9 million, or $13.5...

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Justin Fris

RareX shares up following acquisition

Shares in specialist rare earths company RareX closed 31 per cent higher on Thursday to 1.9 cents per share, following news that the Subiaco-based...

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Justin Fris

Kalium Lakes selling parts at auction

Assets of failed Western Australian potash miner Kalium Lakes are being auctioned off after the project failed to find a buyer.

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Tom Zaunmayr

Kalium Lakes selling for parts at auction

Assets of failed Western Australian potash miner Kalium Lakes are being auctioned off after the project failed to find a buyer

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Tom Zaunmayr

Aust shares fall after hawkish Federal Reserve minutes

The ASX200 has dropped 0.5 per cent after US Federal Reserve minutes showed some officials were willing to raise interest rates.

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Mark Pownall

Eagers drop pinches Wheatley fortune

Car dealer Eagers Automotive’s dramatic share price drop this week was costly for shareholders, notably the local Wheatley family, whose stake...

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Mark Pownall

At Close of Business podcast May 23 2024

Nadia Budihardjo speaks to Mark Beyer about the demand for services in the largest law firms in Perth.

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Sam Jones

Plenty of life in 2023 chardonnay

It seems Margaret River isn’t the only region in WA producing top-shelf chardonnay.

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Ray Jordan

PEP Transport and Optus Stadium partner up

Optus Stadium and PEP Transport have joined forces, where the latter will be the official transport and logistics partner to the sporting stadium...

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Ava Rawlings

WA to establish second China office

The state government has today announced a second trade and investment office in China, becoming the first Australian state to have a presence in...

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Sam Jones

Dutton maps 'turbo' resources plan

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has accused the government of betraying its words with actions on gas policy, while outlining a plan to “turbo...

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Jack Mcginn

Medical centre with MRI to be built in Broome

A health facility housing an MRI, medical imaging, GP and daycare backed by DNTL Code founder Mulcahy has been earmarked for Broome.

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Tom Zaunmayr

Price not right for WA realtors

The practice of listing homes for sale without a price is wasting prospective buyers’ time and needs government action if the industry won’t...

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Tom Zaunmayr

Albanese releases $543m battery manufacturing plan

The federal government has unveiled Australia’s first national battery strategy, a $543 million push to become a global leader in the space.

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Sam Jones

BHP tempts Anglo with third bid

Anglo American has rejected a third takeover proposal from BHP but left open the possibility of a deal by agreeing to a one-week extension to the...

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Mark Beyer

Westbridge’s plans to revive Regal theatre site

A $78 million, nine-storey apartment project is being lodged with the City of Subiaco today.

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Claire Tyrrell

Boutique or big: the legal dilemma

Corporate lawyers Bryn Hardcastle and Scott Gibson built their reputations at boutique firms but have taken different paths.

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Mark Beyer

Eagers shares take hit in trading update

Eagers Automative shares have dropped after the company announced economic and market challenges have impacted its results in the first half of the...

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Nadia Budihardjo

Buoyant demand boosts law firms

Major law firms in Perth are increasing their graduate intake as they enjoy strong demand for their services.

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Mark Beyer

Aust shares fall flat as Telstra, Eagers dip

The Australian share market has finished basically unchanged despite Telstra dragging down the communications sector.

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Mark Beyer

Nuheara to cut costs, docks CEO’s pay

Perth-based health technology company Nuheara has started cost-cutting measures including salary packages for its chief executive and other directors.

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Nadia Budihardjo

Eagers shares take hit after trading update

Eagers Automative shares have dropped sharply after the company announced economic and market challenges have impacted its results in the first...

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Nadia Budihardjo

Cook weighs in on BHP nickel future

Premier Roger Cook says BHP should reflect on the state’s role in building up the company when it decides whether to "turn its back" on Western...

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Nadia Budihardjo

TKI wins big from WA grants

The Telethon Kids institute was the big winner from the state government’s latest round of medical research funding, securing nearly half of the...

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Mark Beyer

Hancock projects CEO slams approvals process

Hancock Prospecting projects chief executive Sanjiv Manchanda has lashed out at government intervention in the mining industry and called for...

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Nadia Budihardjo

Australian shares flat after NZ's hawkish surprise

The Australian share market has finished basically unchanged despite Telstra dragging down the communications sector.

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Mark Beyer

Turnbull to lead Goh’s hotel division

Former Tourism WA managing director Carolyn Turnbull has accepted a role leading Malaysian developer Victor Goh’s hotel and hospitality division.

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Liv Declerck

Yara tempers green hydrogen vision

Yara Pilbara has conceded its vision for an ammonia plant fueled by green hydrogen is years away, as it explores options for carbon capture...

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Jack Mcginn

Santos calls for market-led decarbonisation

Santos boss Kevin Gallagher wants government to let the free market drive decarbonisation, claiming an agenda against fossil fuels will not...

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Jack Mcginn

Patriot taps investors for $82.4m

Patriot Battery Metals has announced it will raise $C75 million, or $A82.4 million, by way of a fully subscribed charity flow-through offer.

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Justin Fris

MACA wins Atlas Iron contract

Mining and civil services contractor MACA will provide mining, drill and blast services at Atlas Iron’s Miralga Creek project in Western...

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Justin Fris

Report ‘torpedoed’ Dutton’s nuclear ‘fantasy’: Chalmers

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has claimed a new CSIRO report on the cost of building future electricity generation, released today, has “torpedoed...

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Sam Jones

At Close of Business podcast May 22 2024

Nadia Budihardjo speaks with Mark Beyer about two corporate lawyers who crafted different paths from their boutique firm beginnings.

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Sam Jones

Financial abuse inquiry could bring regulation: Gallagher

Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has warned further regulations on banks could arise from the inquiry into financial abuse, during a visit to Perth...

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Ava Rawlings

Monadelphous unveils biggest crane

Engineering and construction contractor Monadelphous has unveiled the largest crane to join its fleet and named it in honour of its former chairman...

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Ava Rawlings

Kingrose and BHP form alliance

Shares in West Perth-based Kingrose Mining rose 21 per cent on Wednesday morning, following news that the company had signed multiple alliance...

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Justin Fris

Diversity, courses hold international appeal

A new study has shed light on what makes Australia’s higher-education sector such a drawcard for international students.

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Gary Martin

Record revenue for Findi after India deals

Australian fintech junior Findi have posted a record 22 per cent lift in revenue driven by the strong performance of its core ATM business in India.

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Sam Jones

New reforms for state government projects

State finance minister Sue Ellery says a new three-staged reform of procurement practices across Department of Finance-led construction projects...

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Justin Fris

King all in on CCS, calls for gas project progress

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King says Australian carbon capture progress to date is disappointing but has backed the technology’s role in...

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Jack Mcginn

Kodak and dinosaurs: Whitby’s gas industry challenge

WA Environment Minister Reece Whitby has challenged a room of gas industry delegates to avoid going the way of “the dinosaurs and Kodak” while...

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Jack Mcginn

Adams appointed Kali Metals MD

Lithium aspirant Kali Metals has appointed seasoned mining executive Paul Adams as its managing director, effective from July 1.

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Justin Fris

Sicily to a swag, wine renegade’s next move

Sam Vinciullo’s focus on doing things his way has earned him plenty of adoration among wine drinkers and plenty of critics in the industry.

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Tom Zaunmayr

Alcoa updates $3bn Alumina deal

Alcoa has progressed its $3.4 billion acquisition of Alumina Limited, amending the terms to cover CITIC affiliates obtaining a small percentage of...

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Nadia Budihardjo

E-waste recycler pursues restructure

A specialist lender backed by Australia’s big banks is expected to gain control of Perth company Total Green Recycling after the failure of its...

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Mark Beyer

Coal wins from gas targeting: O’Neill

Woodside Energy chief executive Meg O’Neill has hit out at the Greens for their role in delaying approvals consultation reform which would...

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Jack Mcginn

Feral set to return to WA hands

Feral Brewing Co. is set to be returned to WA hands after Coca-Cola Europacific Partners reached two binding agreements for the sale of the brand...

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Sam Jones

MinRes loads first ore from Onslow Iron

The first ore from Mineral Resources’ $3 billion Onslow Iron project is being loaded onto a bulk carrier ready for export on budget and ahead of...

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Ava Rawlings

Apartment market picks up

Recent data from Urbis shows apartment supply is increasing, but it is still not expected to meet demand.

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Claire Tyrrell

Australian shares edge lower ahead of Nvidia's earnings

The ASX200 finished down 0.2 per cent amid layoffs by Telstra and underwhelming earnings reports from James Hardie and Sonic Healthcare.

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Claire Tyrrell

Westbridge’s plans to revive Real theatre site

A $78 million, nine-storey apartment project is being lodged with the City of Subiaco today.

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Claire Tyrrell

Siren finalises deal for future sales

West Perth-based junior Siren Gold has appointed Ocean Partners USA as its marketing agent for all future gold-antimony concentrate sales from its...

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Justin Fris

Reynolds, Higgins gear up for July trial

Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds and her former staffer Brittany Higgins have failed to reach a middle ground during mediation, with a six-week trial...

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Nadia Budihardjo

NRW notches $240m suite of contracts

Civil and mining services contractor NRW Holdings has won $240 million worth of work from the likes of Rio Tinto and Lynas Rare Earths.

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Isabel Vieira

Inpex hopeful of energy policy delivery

The Japan-based head of Ichthys gas project operator Inpex has backed in Australia’s place as a regional gas supplier, provided the nation delivers...

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Jack Mcginn

At Close of Business podcast May 21 2024

Nadia Budihardjo and Tom Zaunmayr discuss a Margaret River winemaker who has a cult following.

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Justin Fris

NTM Minerals enters purchase agreement

Shares in NT Minerals briefly rose to $0.009 cents per share - more than 17 per cent - on Tuesday, following news the company had entered into an...

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Justin Fris

Singapore Airlines passenger dies in severe turbulence

A Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore diverted to Bangkok, Thailand after severe turbulence killed one passenger and injured 30.

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Geoffrey Thomas

Gibb River Diamonds close in on restart of Ellendale

Gibb River Diamonds looks once-step closer to restarting the abandoned Ellendale diamond mine in the Kimberley after being granted three mining...

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Sam Jones

Gibb River Diamonds closes in on restart of Ellendale

Gibb River Diamonds looks once-step closer to restarting the abandoned Ellendale diamond mine in the Kimberley after being granted three mining...

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Sam Jones

Whole-of-nation plan for defence

A new strategy document wants to ensure potential adversaries understand the consequences of an attack on Australia’s interests.

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Kristian Constantinides

Strandline to sell Tanzanian assets

Strandline Resources has announced plans to sell its Tanzanian assets to China-based Ganzhou Chenguang Rare Earths New Material Company in a $43...

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Justin Fris

Duratec annual guidance impacted

Shares in Wangara-based contractor Duratec Australia dipped early following news it had revised its annual guidance for the 2024 financial year,...

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Justin Fris

Brown appointed Core Lithium CEO

Core Lithium’s search for a chief executive officer has ended, with the miner appointing Paul Brown, effective from June 4.

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Justin Fris

Rare earths junior calls for public infrastructure spend

Lacklustre common use infrastructure is proving a hurdle for the Kimberley to latch onto booming demand for rare earths commodities.

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Tom Zaunmayr

Patriot to tap investors for $44m

Patriot Battery Metals has ducked into a trading halt pending a capital raise understood to be in the order of $44 million.

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Isabel Vieira

Chevron backs in Gorgon's WA gas supply, CCS future

Chevron will contribute gas from its Gorgon project on Barrow Island to the WA domestic market beyond its on-paper obligations, but it holds fears...

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Jack Mcginn

Galan shares down following update

Shares in Galan Lithium fell by 19 per cent to 23.5 cents per share on Monday, following news the company intends to raise $14 million.

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Justin Fris

At Close of Business podcast May 20 2024

Nadia Budihardjo and Claire Tyrrell discuss the planning pathways available to developers.

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Sam Jones

Mining leads shares higher as copper and gold surge

The ASX200 has started the week in positive territory, with the mining sector posting strong gains after copper and gold both hit all-time highs.

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Sam Jones

Liberals’ Tangney candidate Mark Wales steps down

Liberal candidate for the federal seat of Tangney, Mark Wales, has announced he will step back from the contest after a family health emergency.

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Sam Jones

Federal govt invests $56m in midwifery care

Assistant Health Minister Ged Kearney has detailed a $56.5 million investment to increase the number of midwifery services covered by Medicare.

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Ava Rawlings

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