Elphinstone donates Ballarat-made ventilators to Tasmania

GeVentor emergency hospital ventilators made by Gekko Medical of Ballarat in Victoria have been delivered to Tasmania through a purchase by Dale Elphinstone’s Elphinstone Group. Dale Elphinstone made his fortune manufacturing mining equipment and is a major shareholder in the Gekko Group of companies, which also manufactures mineral processing equipment. Elphinstone has purchased six GeVentors,…

NIOA to supply ammunition for Apache

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NIOA to support the cannon and ammunition system for the AH-64E Apache armed reconnaissance helicopter. NIOA, supplies weapons, ammunition and technical support for military and security use while Boeing will the AH-64E Apache Guardian to fulfil the army’s armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) role…

Sun Cable plans to supply renewable power to Singapore in 2027

One of the most ambitious renewable power projects globally has moved a step closer with Sun Power signing an agreement with the Northern Territory to facilitate its planned Australia-ASEAN power link (AAPL). Sun Cable will prepare a Territory Benefits Plan, including an Aboriginal workforce development plan and local participation strategy, for its plan to supply…

Black Sky Aerospace develops solid rocket fuel

Queensland’s Black Sky Aerospace has celebrated the successful launch of the first rocket powered by Australian-made fuel (pictured). The company was partly funded by the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop a process to manufacture solid-state rocket fuel, using it for the launch in outback Queensland earlier this month. AMGC chairman Paul Cooper said Back…