Ausdrill calls off $US500 million US note offering

Ausdrill has called off a $US500 million debt refinancing after a flare-up in the US-China trade war soured market conditions. The mining services provider today said the weaker market meant it was no longer attractive to proceed with the US note offering. Chief financial officer Peter Bryant said the market …

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Jail time for notorious killer driver Mitchell Walsh

Notorious killer driver Mitchell Walsh was sentenced to 15 months in jail for a series of driving offences after pleading guilty to three more charges today. In handing down the sentence, magistrate Thomas Hall described Walsh’s record since he knocked down and killed 10-year-old Jess Meehan in Clarkson while drink …

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Region’s bodyboarders clean up States

Margaret River region bodyboarders have impressed in clean and powerful surf at Gas Bay, at the final event of the SunSmart WA Bodyboard Titles ,with Ben Veitch taking home the open men’s division on Sunday. “Thick and throaty” 2.5m waves favoured bodyboarding’s high-performance manoeuvres with what Surfing WA events manager …

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Dodge muscle car return not ruled out

The boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia hasn’t ruled out bringing the Dodge Charger and/or Challenger to Australia. The muscle car twins are currently only made in left-hand drive, but speaking at the Jeep Wrangler Australian launch in Tasmania this week, FCA’s local boss Steve Zanglunghi said there were ways …

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