Market briefs: NextDC new data centre site, Objective implements uEngage, Mnet director resigns

NextDC starts due diligence on data centre site purchase; Objective executes deal for WA consultation; Mnet director Bruno Fiorentini quits

NextDC executes data centre site contract

Data centre operator, NextDC (ASX:NXT), has executed the contract to acquire the land needed to build a new data centre in Northern Sydney, and has now started due diligence on the deal.

NextDC announced last week that it planned to buy a data centre site in North Sydney by April. The seller has not been named.

The company has just completed a $33.6 million funding round, of which $12 million is expected to go to purchasing this land.

NXT shares grew 0.32 per cent on Tuesday to $1.550.

Objective implements uEngage for WA govt

IT services provider, Objective Corp (ASX:OCL), has implemented its uEngage suite with the state of Western Australia to help oversee a public consultation.

The content, collaboration and process management company said WA will use uEngage as part of its public consultation on the Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Precinct.

The cloud-based solution will be used for the distribution of consultation documents to residents and for enabling public comments, Objective added.

OCL shares stayed flat on Tuesday at $0.230.

Mnet director resigns

Mobile applications and services company, Mnet Group (ASX:MNZ), has announced the resignation of director Bruno Fiorentini.

Fiorentini had been sitting at the board as a representative of major shareholder Yahoo!7, but has now resigned his post as Yahoo!7 COO, Mnet said.

He had been with Mnet for the last four and a half years.

MNZ shares grew 4.35 per cent on Tuesday to $0.048.

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