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Interest compounds and confounds on rate hikes, investment options and emission control

Interest compounds and confounds on rate hikes, investment options and emission control Welcome to the first issue of The Yield for 2022 – and a belated Happy New Year! Like many around the traps, most of us set some well-intentioned new year’s resolutions when the clock ticked over. But like

RBA delaying the inevitable, economists say

RBA delaying the inevitable, economists say Australian businesses, investors and homeowners waited eagerly for RBA Governor Philip Lowe's announcement last week. As we know, the RBA decided interest rates would remain the same, maintaining the record low of 0.10 per cent despite rising inflation and costs of living, plus the first

Graphene paves way to cleaner, greener technologies

Graphene paves the way to cleaner, greener technologies The benefits of graphene are resulting in the carbon allotrope being used to enhance the mechanical properties of an expanding range of products, but for advanced materials manufacturer First Graphene, one of the most exciting areas of focus is reducing carbon dioxide

Companies, investors act on sustainability goals

Companies, investors act on sustainability goals Sustainability has moved to the top of many company leaders’ priority lists, driven by investor and public sentiment, as well as increasing pressure from across the world. While that dirty C-word lingered on through 2021, another contender entered the ring towards the end of the

Staff shortages, supply chain issues likely to drag on

Staff shortages, supply chain issues likely to drag on While business has seen unprecedented demand in Western Australia over 2021 despite a raft of hurdles, there is still a way to go to overcome staff shortages, supply chain and logistical issues. But there may be some promise on the horizon. It

Looking back on the year of The Yield

Looking back on the year of The Yield Over 2021, The Yield has had the good fortune to hear from a broad range of company leaders from across the spectrum of business. We recount some of our favourite articles from throughout the year.  The past year has been an interesting one to say the least. While COVID-19 lingered on, numerous Australian

Borders, business and big sustainability moves

Borders, business and big sustainability moves Just prior to writing this editorial, WA Premier Mark McGowan revealed when the West will finally tear down the COVID-proof wall. Unlike many of State Daddy’s previous press conferences, he got straight to the point and announced within seconds that from 12.01am on Saturday, 5

Developer focused on cleaner copper and gold production

Developer focused on cleaner copper and gold production 28 July 21 Recently listed copper and gold hopeful QMines is targeting zero carbon operations at its Mount Chalmers project in Queensland, marking an Australian first for the base and precious metals sectors. Zero carbon is not typically mentioned in the

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