How the Mid West was won and another bad day on the bourse

IT WAS the third bruising session in a row for the market, although resource plays continued to deny the trend. Meanwhile, the Government released its long-awaited decision on who will build the much-needed Mid West infrastructure.

And the winner was: Oakajee Port and Rail, the Murchison Metals and Mitsubishi-backed group, leaving Yilgarn Infrastructure out in the cold.