Defence reshores ammunition container capability

A regional Victorian company that has developed technologies to reuse ammunition containers, has signed a $15 million contract with Defence. Pentarch Industrial, based in Wangaratta, Victoria has been awarded a six-year contract to supply, refurbish and recycle ammunition containers. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said: “Pentarch’s system enables containers to be reused, rather than…

Massive Australian made pipeline completed in Townsville

Townsville in north Queensland has inaugurated the Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project bring to an end a $225 million scheme emphasising local manufacturers to augment the city’s water supplies. RPC Group’s Adelaide factory manufactured the 1.8 metre diameter composite Flowtite GRP pipes which make up a 36.5 kilometre pipeline from the Haughton Pump Station to the…