News and interviews on Ken Talbot including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 21 March 2011
Trustees for the late mining entrepreneur Ken Talbot are expected to start selling off his extensive portfolio of mining shares, after offloading a stake in Sundance Resources for just over $190 million late on Friday.
Tuesday, 22 June 2010
With the death of wealthy miner Ken Talbot in an African plane crash, Australia has lost a real business maverick.
Sundance Resources confirms the wreckage of a plane carrying its entire board – including mining millionaire Ken Talbot – has been located in the Congo in West Africa, but there were no survivors.
Monday, 21 June 2010
Sundance Resources requests trading halt on the ASX following the disappearance of several executives, including billionaire Ken Talbot.
Fears growing for the safety of Queensland mining magnate Ken Talbot after a plane carrying the millionaire and six other mining executives crashed in the Congo region on Saturday.
Sunday, 20 June 2010
Grave fears are held for the safety of wealthy Queensland mining magnate Ken Talbot after a plane he was travelling on over the Congo in West Africa was reported missing.
Monday, 24 May 2010
The 2010 edition of BRW's Rich 200 list is set to hit the streets on May 27 and after last year's record wealth falls we can expect to see our richest fight back strongly.
Monday, 18 January 2010
With the economy set to return to something like normal growth in 2010, there’s little doubt that Australia’s richest entrepreneurs will be looking to reclaim some lost ground.
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Life insurer Tower Australia has announced its full year profit fell by 32% to $46.4 million for the year ending 30 September due to “volatile markets”.
Monday, 01 June 2009
The new members of this year’s Rich list come from a diverse range of industries.
Monday, 25 May 2009
This year's Rich 200, expected to be predominantly a tale of fortunes lost, will also settle the joust between James Packer and Frank Lowy for top spot.
Friday, 15 May 2009
Gaming billionaire James Packer has regained the title of Australia's richest person.
Friday, 27 February 2009
Those wealthy entrepreneurs who sold out at the top of the market have beautifully side-stepped the wealth destruction of the last 12 months. Just ask the Laidlaw family, who sold Hard Yakka to Pacific Brands two years ago.
Monday, 02 February 2009
It's official - the resources boom is over. It's bad news for Australia's economy and even worse news for the gang of mining executives and entreprenuers who became fabulously wealthy during the past two years.
Wednesday, 03 December 2008
Queensland mining magnate Ken Talbot and former Queensland Government minister Gordon Nuttall have been committed to stand trial on a total of 70 corruption charges over a $300,000 loan from the magnate to the politician.
Monday, 01 September 2008
The second annual Queensland rich list in the Sunday Mail newspaper has unearthed a surprising batch of hot new entrepreneurs in the mining, property and financial services sectors.
Saturday, 24 May 2008
The party’s not over for the BRW Rich 200, but the volume’s certainly been turned down. JAMES THOMSON previews the annual guide to wealthy Australia.
Monday, 19 May 2008
The federal budget has been criticised for closing some wealth options – but a few have opened too. JAMES THOMSON reveals which filthy rich are looking to clean up, and which are looking a little leaner.
Monday, 21 April 2008
Mining entrepreneur Ken Talbot sells up
Tuesday, 15 January 2008
The super rich didn’t get that way by getting skittish every time the economy trips – they adapt, and make new killings from a resurfaced playing field. JAMES THOMSON uncovers their cunning plans.