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  • 14.04.2022WesCEF announces journey to decarbonisation

    Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers is proud to announce details of its three-phase decarbonisation journey, which includes its Net Zero 2050 Roadmap. The first phase commenced in late 2012 with the installation of abatement catalysts in several of its manufacturing plants. This investment in technology delivered a reduction in cumulative CO2e emissions of 5.5 million […]

  • 25.02.2022Famous Hockey icons to head to regional WA thanks to CSBP Ferilisers partnership

    ​The exciting new partnership is headed to five regional hubs in WA Hockey festivals will become a feature in key regional areas around Western Australia for years to come thanks to CSBP Fertilisers’ broadening partnership with Hockey WA. Through CSBP’s support, clinics and carnivals featuring high-profile players and coaches will be held in five regional […]

  • 25.02.2022Media Release

    Australian Gold Reagents (AGR) is poised to expand its sodium cyanide production to support growing global demand for gold. 24 FEBRUARY 2022 A significant expansion of AGR’s sodium cyanide plant is being planned for construction inKwinana, Western Australia. If approved, it will increase AGR’s production capacity by circa 30,000 tonnes per annumfrom its existing production […]

  • 21.10.2021Using the LoRa network to monitor groundwater

    CSBP is improving the way it monitors groundwater quality with the installation of smart remote sensors.  Data is captured by the sensors and transmitted in real-time to the CSBP Environment team via the LoRa network. LoRa is short for long-range and is an energy efficient network that enables the sensors to transmit data over a long […]

  • 21.10.2021CSBP’s Wetlands rejuvenation improves wastewater management

    The wetlands at CSBP Kwinana are being revitalised as part of a strategy to improve the business’ wastewater management. The three hectares of purpose-built wetlands are an important part of CSBP’s wastewater management, treating approximately 2.5 million litres of nutrient-rich wastewater each day.  WesCEF’s Environmental Superintendent Stephanie Felstead said that the wetlands naturally treat the […]

  • 21.10.2021CSBP uses unsung hero technology to reduce emissions

    CSBP has been utilising a traditional yet modern ‘unsung technology hero’ in its bid to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Capturing waste heat from its chemical processes to generate electricity has been part of CSBP’s everyday efforts since CSBP’s Kwinana site was first established in 1968. Waste heat recovery systems are an integral part of […]

  • 21.10.2021Reducing CSBP’s carbon footprint

    WesCEF’s recognises that in the manufacture of its essential products relied upon by society, it has a role to play in addressing climate change and reducing its carbon footprint for current and future generations.  As a result, WesCEF has set a target of net zero emissions by 2050 which it aims to achieve through investment […]

  • 04.10.2021Joint Feasibility Study for Creation of a Supply of Low Carbon Ammonia in Western Australia

    Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”, Head Office: Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Kenichi Hori)and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (“JOGMEC”, Head Office: Tokyo, Chairman &CEO: Tetsuhiro Hosono) have agreed to conduct a joint feasibility study on Carbon Capture andStorage (“CCS”) in Western Australia associated with Mitsui’s Perth Basin investments. Mitsui has also […]

  • 06.09.2021Prof. Klinken tours CSBP Kwinana site

    WesCEF hosted science royalty on Wednesday last week when Western Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken toured CSBP’s Kwinana site.  Climate Opportunities Manager Jodie Kimber was delighted to host Prof. Klinken to showcase WesCEF’s businesses and our approach to climate change. “It’s important for people like Prof. Klinken, who have an interest in science and […]

  • 02.08.2021Sustainability is the key to Wesfarmers Success

    Recently, Wesfarmers Managing Director Rob Scott spoke with the Australian Institute of Company Directors about Wesfarmers sustainability goals, shareholder returns and how WesCEF will play a significant role in its sustainable future. By now, you’ll be aware of Wesfarmers ambitious net-zero target for all its Divisions to be carbon neutral by 2050. In his May interview, Rob […]

  • 21.07.2021Artworks bring culture and colour to life at CSBP

    A number of exciting art projects are set to bring culture and colour to life at WesCEF over coming months. The artwork projects include a new large-scale mural set to grace the walls of Kwinana’s Ammonia/AN building, public artworks outside the new Kleenheat Donaldson Road Depot, and new Acknowledgement of Country signage and Noongar language […]

  • 28.06.2021Taking up the Challenge

    The inaugural CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge wound up in spectacular fashion last Wednesday with a showcase event attended by Kwinana Lord Mayor Carol Adams and other community stakeholders from Kwinana and Rockingham.  The CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge is run in partnership between chemicals and fertiliser manufacturer and supplier, CSBP, and environment and sustainability organisation, Perth […]

  • 29.05.2021Recognising Sorry Day

    On Wednesday 26 May the CSBP Fertilisers Marketing and Commercial teams, and others from across WesCEF had the opportunity to participate in a National Sorry Day event hosted by Moorditj Koort at the Thomas Kelly Pavilion in Medina. National Sorry Day is observed annually on 26 May, and “remembers and acknowledges the mistreatment of Aboriginal […]

  • 05.05.2021CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge empowers students to take action

    The CSBP Coastal Connection Challenge (CCCC) is empowering young people to take action to preserve their coastal environment. 50 students from schools and youth groups in Kwinana and Rockingham attended a two-day forum in March to identify opportunities in caring for local coastal areas. Participants have spent the past two months developing their ideas into […]

  • 20.04.2021Traditional Knowledge for Future Conservation

    Participants attending the CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge (CCCC) had the opportunity to learn about how Noongar people cared for country in a specially designed Traditional Ecological Knowledge workshop.  The CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge is run in partnership with Perth NRM. The free, two-day event on March 26 and 27, 2021 brought together young people to […]

  • 17.03.2021Students flock to CSBP Coastal Challenge

    The CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge began today. Kicking off the two day event involving over 50 school children this morning was General Manager Chemicals Joint Ventures & AV/ModWood Barney Jones. The Challenge is designed for students to explore environmental problems along the coast and work out how we can solve them. Many employees are also […]