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Feb 02, 2021
Milestone approval for $308m Gladstone plant

Milestone approval for $308m Gladstone plant

Alpha HPA has received a key development permit to progress its planned $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone. The company announced that the Queensland Government Office of the Co-ordinator General had approved its application for a material change of use to construct the processing plant in the Gladstone State Development Area. It said this represented… ...

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Sep 08, 2020
Technical progress for $308m HPA plant proponent

Technical progress for $308m HPA plant proponent

The company behind plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone has started manufacturing HPA pellets for potential sapphire glass industry customers. Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at the HPA First project in Gladstone, using its own solvent extraction and HPA refining technology. It is operating a Brisbane-based pilot… ...

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Jun 30, 2020
Cash boost for Gladstone oil recycler

Cash boost for Gladstone oil recycler

Gladstone’s Southern Oil Refining is one of a number of oil recycling facilities to benefit from $7.8 million in temporary funding from the Federal Government. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $7.8 million would support an industry which had been hit hard by COVID-19. “This money… ...

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Jun 20, 2020
Manufacturing hub scheme to take in Gladstone

Manufacturing hub scheme to take in Gladstone

CQUniversity in Gladstone will host a new advanced manufacturing hub to act as a focus of industry expertise and provide innovative training and advice. Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing Glenn Butcher said the new facility would be closely connected to the Queensland Government’s $10 million Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub. Mr Butcher said the Gladstone hub… ...

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Jun 19, 2020
Grant helps Berg take line boring to next level

Grant helps Berg take line boring to next level

Gladstone manufacturer Berg Engineering has won $161,719 under the Manufacturing Hubs Grant Program towards advanced line boring capabilities. Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing and Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher said the funding would help Berg Engineering train and put on five new workers, as well as helping to drive business development. “This will bring… ...

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Jun 16, 2020
GEA hosts virtual industry update wth Alpha HPA

GEA hosts virtual industry update wth Alpha HPA

Gladstone Engineering Alliance is running a webinar to provide local industry with an update on plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant.  Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at the HPA First project in Gladstone, using its own solvent extraction and HPA refining technology. It recently raised $7 million through a… ...

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May 27, 2020
Funds injection for Gladstone HPA project

Funds injection for Gladstone HPA project

Alpha HPA has raised $7 million through a share placement to advance its plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone. Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at the HPA First project in Gladstone, using its own solvent extraction and HPA refining technology. It said today the funds… ...

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May 21, 2020
Gladstone HPA project attracting test orders

Gladstone HPA project attracting test orders

The company behind plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone says it has received a large test sample order from the United States. The 90kg order is in addition to a standing order from a South Korean sapphire glass/LED party. Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at… ...

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May 18, 2020
Gladstone the focus of new  2GW renewable energy push

Gladstone the focus of new 2GW renewable energy push

Renewable energy firms RES and Energy Estate plan to develop a raft of projects centred on the Gladstone area to deliver 2GW of power. In a joint announcement today, the companies said they were working together on the Central Queensland Power project (CQP). The concept behind the CQP project was to accelerate development of a… ...

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