Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Region. Tenders are called

Parramatta City Council has tenders for the improvement of the streetscape of South Street, between William and Mary streets, in stage two of the Granville Town Centre upgrade. Interlink Roads Pty Ltd has called for expressions of interest for landscaping works along the M5 South West Motorway for a minimum of a one-year period, with the option for extension.


Region. Drug makers in takeover talks

Pfizer, the world’s biggest drug maker is negotiating a $104 billion takeover of Wyeth, the world’s third-largest biotechnology company. Each company has facilities in West Ryde and Norwest Business Park, respectively. Should the acquisition go ahead it would be the largest in the pharmaceutical industry in almost five years. Pfizer will shed 19,000 workers when it completes the takeover.