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ARDUA produces specialized lighting systems for the global mining industriy, improving productivity, safety and profitability.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Website

Company Summary

ARDUA developed new lighting technology for use in the explosive gas & dust environments present in underground coal mining, offshore platforms, refineries and many other petrochemical processes. Our technology reduces very costly un-planned down time while also improving safety and productivity for these 24/7 operations. ARDUA technology is unique, proven and ready to enter series production.


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    Urbain du Plessis

    Urbain is a veteran technology and business developer in the global lighting industry.

    He led the greenfield development of a global Mining business division for the Hella Group, developed the technical specifications for Formula 1 Grand Prix night racing and designed lighting systems for several Olympic stadia.

    Urbain also holds multiple patents related to lighting and hazardous area technologies.

Previous Investors

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    Virtual & Illumination Engineering Services
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    Alliance Castings
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    Romar Engineering