Simon Hartley

Purchase offers beachhead in EU

Purchase offers beachhead in EU

Dunedin-based niche engineering company Scott Technology has clinched a deal to buy a former German competitor out of liquidation - with work contracts already secured.

BNZ reveals $566.7m 'new impaired' dairy assets

BNZ reveals $566.7m 'new impaired' dairy assets

The BNZ's Australian parent has revealed it has more than half a billion dollars of "new impaired'' New Zealand dairy assets on its books, up from none a year ago.

Queenstown effect spreads

Queenstown effect spreads

Queenstown is in the middle of a ‘‘perfect storm'' of housing supply and demand, posting one of the largest annual increases in property values across the country.

Ike GPS spikes on Nasdaq news

Portable measurement device manufacturer IkeGPS has bought forward its break-even forecast to the end of next year and is considering a listing and capital raising on the tech-heavy Nasdaq board, of the New York Stock Exchange.

Air NZ profit not as robust from competition, currency

Air NZ profit not as robust from competition, currency

Air New Zealand has cautioned brokers its 2017 earnings, which include a decline on foreign exchange earnings, will not match those of 2016.

Oceana Gold’s share price prompts broker’s ‘sell’

Oceana Gold’s share price prompts broker’s ‘sell’

A strong share price running more than 100% up on a year ago has prompted a broker's downgrade on Oceana Gold, despite it booking a solid quarterly result.

Expectations of solid growth

Expectations of solid growth

Solid growth in listed companies is predicted for the forthcoming NZX reporting season, which is expected to be dominated by the six property companies.

Two suction-dredge busts

Two suction-dredge busts

Two illegal South Island suction gold dredge operators could be looking at jail time or fines up to $400,000, following a sweep of the South Island by Government permitting agency New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals (NZPM).

Philippines mine overtakes Macraes production

Oceana Gold's Philippine gold and copper mine has for the first time surpassed quarterly gold production at the mining company's mainstay Macraes mine.

Downer makes 33 mostly construction staff redundant

Downer makes 33 mostly construction staff redundant

Australasian infrastructure giant Downer will make 33 people from its Otago operations redundant, having flagged the potential job losses in early April.