Electro Optic Systems buys kiwi telescope lens manufacturer

Space and defence systems manufacturer Electro Optic Systems has entered into an agreement with Callaghan Innovation to acquire the assets and hire the personnel of KiwiStar Optics (KSO). KSO produces precision optics including telescope lenses more than one metre in diameter and spectrographs. Other optics produced include mirrors, prisms, filters, cameras, image slicers and turn-key…

Bridgeman a standout among indigenous supply chains

Building success on the basis of an indigenous social consciousness is synonymous with the efforts of indigenous company Bridgeman in areas of Queensland metal manufacturing, construction and defence infrastructure. An indigenous owned and operated company, Bridgeman prides itself on its commitment to the community, as well as its highly experienced staff and leading-edge capability. Leading…

Vanadium project moves a step closer

Resources and chemicals group Australian Vanadium has advanced its proposed Western Australian project to produce critical battery metals and electrolyte for vanadium redox storage batteries with the completion of a bankable feasibility. The company told investors it had completed technical studies including three years of pilot testing which had de-risked the company’s vanadium, iron and…