Improving the world with ingenuity.

We are driven by a genuine desire to bring the most sustainable, high purity alumina (HPA) to the world – a critical building block in enabling safer, high performance, de-carbonising technologies. Our use of the Smart SX Technology reflects our commitment to global decarbonisation and our vision to bring the whole world forward, together. We are green through ingenuity; Australia based and globally focussed. We are Alpha HPA.

Empowering a Culture of Safety
We take safety very seriously at Alpha HPA, with the wellbeing of employees, contractors and visitors our highest priority. As well as mitigating risk through effective operating procedures, we have a comprehensive safety program in place to educate employees and help foster a culture of personal responsibility and accountability.
Commitment to Quality
Our dedication to generating the purest aluminium products in the world has been—and continues to be—the driving force at Alpha HPA. We are committed to quality in our final product through attention to detail and focus on precision in everything we do. Creating the world’s most sustainable HPA, aluminium precursors and boehmite for the global markets driving decarbonisation.
Community Engagement
Alpha HPA is proud to be a part of the Gladstone region. Our goal is to be part of the fabric of the community through positive interaction and involvement. We will support and encourage employees to volunteer and be involved in the community where they live and work. We are committed to growing and educating the workforce across the region through education partnerships and opportunities. Alpha HPA seeks to foster open and transparent dialogue with the community about our work and who we are.
Enviable Green Credentials
Alpha HPA is committed to operating in an environmentally sustainable way. The environment and the community in which we operate must take priority over production. Alpha HPA’s employees are trained and empowered to stop operations if our commitment to the environment cannot be met. This commitment is achieved through a high standard of environmental performance and continuous improvement of the business and its practices.
Board & Management
Norman Seckold
30+ years in the full time management of natural resource companies. Past Chairman and Director of listed companies including Bolnisi Gold NL, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, ValdoraMinerals NL and PalmarejoSilver and Gold Corp. Currently Chairman of Santana Minerals Limited and Sky Metals Limited and Deputy Chairman of Nickel Industries Limited (formerly Nickel Mines Limited).
Rimas Kairaitis
Managing Director
20+ years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals. Led the geological field teams to the discovery of the Tomingley and McPhillamy’s gold deposits in NSW and steered the Hera gold-lead-zinc Project from discovery through to successful commissioning and commercial production. Previously founding Managing Director and CEO of ASX-listed Aurelia Metals. Currently Non-Executive Director of Sky Metals Limited.
Peter Nightingale
Director and CFO
20+ years as a Director or Company Secretary for a range of resource companies including Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, Valdora Minerals NL, Mogul Mining NL, Bolnisi Gold NL, Planet Gas Limited (now Sky Metals Limited) and Nickel Mines Limited. Currently also a Director of Prospech Limited.
Tony Sgro
Non-Executive Director
Chemical Engineer with 45+ years’ senior management experience in the supply of specialised equipment to the process industries, with an emphasis on mining as well as oil and gas. Co-founder, Director and General Manager of Kelair Pumps for 36 years.
Justin Werner
Non-Executive Director
20+ years’ mining and management experience. Previously consulted to a number of blue chip mining companies including BHP, Rio Tinto and Freeport McMoran. Successful track record of mine discovery and development. Currently Managing Director of Nickel Industries Limited (formerly Nickel Mines Limited) and Non-Executive Director of Far East Gold Limited.
Richard Edwards
Company Secretary
Mr Edwards has worked for over 15 years providing company secretarial and financial reporting services to a range of publicly listed companies in Australia. He is a member of CPA Australia, FINSIA and the Governance Institute of Australia. He is also Company Secretary of ASX listed Nickel Industries Limited and Prospech Limited.
Rob Williamson
Chief Operations Officer
Rob is a mechanical engineer and joins the Company having recently rebuilt and started up a new 155ktpa SX zinc refinery in the USA in the capacity of Vice President and GM of the facility. Rob is ideally placed to bring 20 years of experience in large facility operations to Alpha HPA. Based in Brisbane, Rob is responsible for building a Project delivery team for our HPA project in Gladstone.
Cameron Peacock
Non-Executive Director / Investor Relations
20+ years experience in numerous finance focused roles across banking, private equity and equity capital markets. In his more recent roles as an Investor Relations and Business Development executive across several resource companies, he has been deeply involved in the preparation and execution of numerous large-scale primary and secondary capital market transactions. He has an established network across the global resources and generalist investment funds and a well-established track record in assisting companies build and manage their institutional and retail investor bases.
The Smart SX Technology Process

What makes our Smart SX Technology the most sustainable, ultra high purity aluminium process technology in the world? Watch our short video to find out.


Our business is the commercialisation of aluminium purification technology

- Rimas Kairaitis, Managing Director
Our Projects
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