News and interviews on Andrew Forrest including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Fortescue Metals Group might be in the process of replacing its BlackBerrys for Nokia Lumia 800s running Windows Phone 7, according to reports.
Monday, 28 May 2012
Look past the Gina-mania generated by the BRW Rich List announced last week and you can find some great stories about entrepreneurs generating wealth in less than rosy conditions.
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
The Federal Government says tech giants have had an easy tax ride for too long.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Despite the family trust shenanigans, Gina Rinehart looks likely to once again dominate the BRW Rich 200 List.
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Whatever Andrew Forrest's financial motivation for attacking the mining tax, his political point about Australia's drift towards closed-door deals between big-business and big-government needs to be taken seriously.
Wednesday, 01 June 2011
Fortescue Metals chief Andrew Forrest has announced he will step down from the top job and become the company's chairman.
Monday, 23 May 2011
The top of this year's BRW rich list – like the rest of the Australian economy – will be transformed by the resources sector.
Monday, 21 February 2011
Investors in Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group appear to be reasonably relaxed about the prospects for the company, despite the Full Bench of the Federal Court finding Forrest breached his duty as a director.
Monday, 07 February 2011
Inspired by Gina Rinehart, more than 30 mining and resources companies have listed on the ASX in the last two months. But can the resources rush last?
Thursday, 03 February 2011
Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart has become the first woman to be named Australia's richest person.
Tuesday, 04 January 2011
The 2010 BRW Rich 200 list sees entrepreneurs with wealth gained from a diverse stable of industries. So how can you make your own millions?
Monday, 13 December 2010
As 2010 draws to a close, it's time to take a final look at how Australia's rich rankings are shaping up with a special end-of-year rich top 10.
Tuesday, 09 November 2010
Andrew Forrest appears before a Senate hearing and slams the Government’s restructured mining tax as unconstitutional, demanding more consultation for smaller miners.
Monday, 25 October 2010
Andrew Forrest never misses a photo opportunity, but his dedication to helping indigenous communities is genuine and impressive.
Friday, 03 September 2010
Fortescue Metals Group, hits back at legal action launched by Leucadia National Corporation, which says Fortescue is set to breach a funding agreement between the two companies.
Monday, 26 July 2010
Not every wealthy entrepreneur is clutching their cash. Some have ventured into some unique investments.
Friday, 23 July 2010
Allied Brands lowers its profit guidance for the second time in six weeks due to writedowns in the Cookie Man and Villa & Hut businesses.
Monday, 19 July 2010
A medical devices company backed by Andrew Forrest is set to raise $4.4 million to fund investments in Australia’s biotech sector and will buy a stake in a DNA vaccine company.
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Dissatisfaction with the Rudd Government is growing among SMEs, which will make small business a key federal election battleground.
ANZ is allegedly looking to expand its Asian footprint by considering an acquisition of PT Bank Panin in Indonesia.