At an estimated cost of $82m, it is expected to process 14,000 parcels per hour.
Jaxon Construction liquidators face almost $10 million of bills from hundreds of subcontractors and suppliers caught in last month’s drawn-out failure of the South Perth-based builder.
Construction works have started on the new parliamentary precinct, which will house more than 100 government workers from July 2023.
The hardware juggernaut plans to roll out up to 75 professional tool stores over the next three to five years, with the first to open in Perth next month.
More than $22 million in WA taxpayers’ money has been set aside in the State Budget to settle a long-running contract dispute with the Optus Stadium builder.
The company, now WA’s biggest brick maker under the Midland Brick brand, has put on 110 workers and is looking for another 120 across its building materials arm.
Engineering contractor John Holland plans to double its WA rail workforce in the next three years as projects ramp up, but is bracing for a challenge to secure top talent.
Little Creatures has been an institution in Fremantle for 21 years but it is set to close and reopen at a bigger, purpose-built venue that will boost capacity to up to 2000 people.
The family-owned company has decided to integrate WA’s biggest brick business under the Midland Brick brand.
Jaxon Construction has collapsed after a three week battle for survival that saw subcontractors walk off its Forrest Hall project amid a cash crisis.
Danielle Le Messurier & Neale Prior
A handful of employee-shareholders at the privately-owned civil construction outfit have now pocketed more than $1m in dividends after a bumper $19m payout that was swelled by the Duratec float.
Companies such as Perenti Global and Monadelphous have revealed their efforts to attract and retain workers amid the State’s ‘unprecedented’ labour shortage.
Stuart McKinnon & Sean Smith
Boral is close to finalising an incentive for workers to get the COVID jab and has left the door open to mandatory vaccination after flagging an early $50 million hit from virus-induced lockdowns.
Danielle Le Messurier
The shipbuilder’s shares were 13 per cent lower after the well-flagged annual result.
Engineering and construction contractor GR Engineering bounces back into the black on strong mining sector activity.
Mining, engineering and construction contractor Monadelphous posts 29 per cent profit surge to $47.1 million.
Australia’s worsening timber shortage is putting the brakes on the WA building and construction industry, with calls for more of the State’s pine trees to be made available.
A proposed nine-storey tower in Maylands by developer Luke Saraceni has highlighted the stark contrast between development in the inner city and in the western suburbs.
The company behind a tranche of development in Perth’s north as well as an East Perth tower announces plans for a restructure expected to cost up to $170m.
We’re mystified by missives from Jaxon Construction this week as the arm of the Harry Xydas’ and Demetra Xydas’ Doric Group battles a cash crisis.
A roofing company has been fined nearly half-a-million dollars after a roof plumber fell through a penetration on the construction site of the new Perth Museum.
Jaxon Construction says it’s in discussions with subcontractors about returning to its stalled Forrest Hall project as it fights a cash crisis.
The Housing Industry Association says new home sales dropped 20.5 per cent in July with only Western Australia recording an increase.
The future of major builder Jaxon Construction hangs in the balance as its bosses battle to beat a cash crisis.
© West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020