Alpha HPA manufactures high purity alumina

Battery materials company Alpha HPA has successfully produced 99.999 per cent high purity alumina (HPA) coating pre-cursor material for use in manufacturing lithium-ion batteries. The Sydney company’s demonstration-scale plant produced more than 20 kgs of HPA (pictured, below) using its proprietary solvent extraction and refining technology and an industrial feedstock. The global high purity alumina…

Container Deposit Systems spreads its recycling wings

Recycling technology and equipment company Container Deposit Systems has been busy installing its machines as container recycling takes hold across the country. The company manufactures intelligent machines that use vision systems to identify, sort and count containers eligible under state container deposit systems in a high speed and accurate manner. Suitable for self-service use by…

EOS wins $94 million weapons contract

Canberra’s Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has been awarded a $94 million contract to supply 251 Remote Weapon Stations to equip the army’s Bushmaster and Hawkei armoured vehicles. Delivery, which will run from December this year for a year, is part of a weapons standardisation project and will provide increased lethality to the army’s protected mobility…