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  • Products

    CSBP is a safe and reliable producer of sodium cyanide and explosive grade ammonium nitrate for the mining industry, as well as a trusted manufacturer and supplier of fertiliser and agricultural services to Western Australian growers for over 100 years.

  • Work with us
    Work with us

    CSBP is recognised as Western Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, fertilisers and related services to mining, agricultural and industrial sectors throughout the world.

    Our businesses are recognised as safe, reliable and innovative industry leaders with a strong commitment to customers. We offer an inclusive work environment that celebrates diversity and the uniqueness of individual talents, experiences and ideas.

  • Supplier Management
    Supplier Management

    CSBP relies on a secure, sustainable, and internationally competitive supply chain and strong, positive supplier relationships.

    CSBP chooses to work with suppliers that share its commitment to health, safety, the environment and continued economic growth.

  • Company

    CSBP is part of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers’ (WesCEF) portfolio of leading, sustainable businesses.  WesCEF belongs to Wesfarmers, a diversified conglomerate listed on the ASX and one of the nation’s largest employers.

    CSBP consists of several chemical and fertilisers businesses, as well as a number of subsidiaries and joint ventures.  Each business in its own right is recognised as a safe, reliable and innovative industry leader with a strong commitment to customers.

  • Community

    CSBP has been an active participant in the communities in which we operate for over 100 years. We believe we have a responsibility to get behind the our communities and, more than that, we’re proud to do so.

    We provide support in a number of different ways including, community grants, partnerships, employee giving and disaster relief.

  • Sustainability

    At CSBP we recognise that sustainability drives success.
    It is fundamental to maintaining our social license to operate, and ensuring we continue to grow a portfolio of leading, sustainable businesses.

    We believe sustainability is about understanding and managing the ways we impact the communities and environments in which we operate, to ensure that we continue to create value in the future.

Working at CSBP is a Delight

Being able to bring her whole self to work is one of the many reasons Delight Mwenje loves her job at CSBP’s Sodium Cyanide plant. 

A qualified aeronautical engineering with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, Delight was invited to join WesCEF’s Vacation Engineering program in November and her intelligence, enthusiasm and attention to detail ensured she advanced through to the Graduate Mechanical Engineering Program. 

“When I joined the team, I really felt at home. WesCEF pushes you to bring your whole self to work through their cultural initiatives, and while other companies proport to do this, WesCEF actually makes me feel comfortable enough to bring my whole self,” Delight said. 

“When I arrived in Australia to study in 2016, I was lucky enough to find a good network of support amongst other international students and now I feel I have that same supportive network at Sodium Cyanide.” 

Finding a job and starting a career after graduating university was an intimidating experience for Delight, but she said WesCEF’s Vacation and Graduate Program gave her the confidence and skills she needed to succeed both personally and professionally. 

“In the Vacation program, the learning and development team gave me a range of soft skills such as presenting, communicating and relating to co-workers, which was great and very wholistic. 

“I personally found the Lunch and Learns particularly inspiring, especially the presentations given by Li Unewisse and Julie Watson, who spoke about being pioneer women in their field and how they have navigated their careers. 

“I initially applied for the Vacation Program because I was interested in the mixture of both on site and practical experience, and now I am really enjoying my first rotation in the Graduate Program with Sodium Cyanide.” 

“Day by day I’m gaining more and more confidence,” Delight said. 

“When I look back at myself in the Vacation Program and compare that person to me now, the amount of development and knowledge I have gained is incredible.” 

“In a year’s time from now, I know I am going to be a much more confident engineer who will be very ready to give back to the business and return the investment they have made in me.” 

CSBP Mechanical Engineer Delight Mwenje