News archive from 5 August 2013

Tourism operator 'not happy' with whale watching laws

Tourism operator 'not happy' with whale watching laws

A Hervey Bay whale watch operator in southern Queensland says State Government whale watching laws are unfair.Brian Perry says operators in marine parks still need a commercial permit but changes to legislation earlier this year means unlimited access...

ABC News, 09:07 in Business
 

NZ dairy under threat from Europeans amid botulism scare

New Zealand said China halted imports of milk powders from Fonterra Cooperative Group after the world's largest dairy exporter warned of a contaminated ingredient. The kiwi dropped to an almost one-month low. The international botulism scare could...

 

NZ dairy under threat from Europeans amid botulism scare

New Zealand said China halted imports of milk powders from Fonterra Cooperative Group after the world's largest dairy exporter warned of a contaminated ingredient. The kiwi dropped to an almost one-month low. The international botulism scare could...

 

NZ dairy under threat from Europeans amid botulism scare

New Zealand said China halted imports of milk powders from Fonterra Cooperative Group after the world's largest dairy exporter warned of a contaminated ingredient. The kiwi dropped to an almost one-month low. The international botulism scare could...

TheAge, 09:08 in Business
 
Inside the battle at Germany's Siemens

Inside the battle at Germany's Siemens

Tension in the highest ranks of German engineering giant Siemens had been brewing for months when top managers gathered late last month to review the state of the business. The 166-year-old titan of German industry was having a horrible year, its...

 

Inside the battle at Germany's Siemens

Newly elected ... Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser. Photo: Reuters Tension in the highest ranks of German engineering giant Siemens had been brewing for months when top managers gathered late last month to review the state of the business. The 166-year-old...

 

Inside the battle at Germany's Siemens

Newly elected ... Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser. Photo: Reuters Tension in the highest ranks of German engineering giant Siemens had been brewing for months when top managers gathered late last month to review the state of the business. The 166-year-old...

TheAge, 09:20 in Business
 
Federal approval for second mine in Tasmania's Tarkine region

Federal approval for second mine in Tasmania's Tarkine region

Federal approval has been given for another iron ore mine in Tasmania's Tarkine region.Venture Minerals' Riley Creek mine gained state approval in May and now has been given the go ahead by Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler. The west coast mine...

ABC News, 09:22 in Business
 

Key indicators give a clue to the future

This is concerning in a nation such as Australia where, in a population of 22 million, we have 2.1 million business owners. But you can establish your own sense of the economy and decide on your own confidence. Here are five indicators you can analyse...

 
Minor miners in the pits

Minor miners in the pits

Fund managers and analysts are warning small investors to be careful about investing in small resources stocks. While their prices may appear very cheap, investors are unlikely to have the skills to distinguish between those that are cheap but good...

 

Key indicators give a clue to the future

This is concerning in a nation such as Australia where, in a population of 22 million, we have 2.1 million business owners. But you can establish your own sense of the economy and decide on your own confidence. Here are five indicators you can analyse...

 
Minor miners in the pits

Minor miners in the pits

Fund managers and analysts are warning small investors to be careful about investing in small resources stocks. While their prices may appear very cheap, investors are unlikely to have the skills to distinguish between those that are cheap but good...

 

Key indicators give a clue to the future

This is concerning in a nation such as Australia where, in a population of 22 million, we have 2.1 million business owners. But you can establish your own sense of the economy and decide on your own confidence. Here are five indicators you can analyse...

 
Minor miners in the pits

Minor miners in the pits

Fund managers and analysts are warning small investors to be careful about investing in small resources stocks. While their prices may appear very cheap, investors are unlikely to have the skills to distinguish between those that are cheap but good...

 
Services sector activity slumps to four year low

Services sector activity slumps to four year low

Activity in Australia's services sector has slumped to a more than four-year low, driven by steep declines in sales and and new orders.The Australian Industry Group's monthly Performance of Services Index fell by more than two points to a reading of...

ABC News, 09:38 in Business
 
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