Quickstep and Vaulta to develop new electric technologies

Advanced composites manufacturer Quickstep and battery casing technology company Vaulta are to collaborate to develop new electric technologies. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop new products and capabilities for renewables and electric-powered land and air vehicles. Vaulta is developing battery casings that promise reduced cost, complexity weight and space usage…

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…