• 12 July 2024

    Federal grant to help power Net Zero transition

    It was announced today that CSBP will receive a grant of $7.5 million from the Federal Government to help accelerate our transition to Net Zero. The grant, awarded through the Powering the Regions Fund, will be used to install a low emission waste gas incinerator at AGR’s (CSBP’s (75%) JV with Coogee (25%)) sodium cyanide […]

  • 30 May 2024

    WESCEF sells LPG and LNG distribution businesses

    Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers (WesCEF) today announced it has agreed to sell its liquified petroleum gas (LPG) distribution and its liquified natural gas (LNG) distribution businesses to Supagas and Clean Energy Fuels Australia (CEFA) respectively. The divestments are independent of each other, and each is subject to certain consents and approvals including from the […]

  • 24 April 2024

    Commonwealth funding to help WesCEF accelerate decarbonisation

    Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers’ (WesCEF) CSBP business has been awarded $32.9 million from the Commonwealth Government to accelerate its decarbonisation journey. The funding, received through the Powering the Regions Fund, will be used to install tertiary abatement catalysts in two of its older Nitric Acid Ammonium Nitrate (NAAN) Plants at CSBP’s Kwinana facility, which […]

  • 10 April 2024

    WesCEF roadmap leads to Jupiter

    WesCEF has taken an important step on its net zero journey with further investment in Jupiter Ionics, who is developing an exciting zero emission ammonia technology. Climate Opportunities Manager Jodie Kimber said that Jupiter’s technology was an important part of WesCEF’s net zero ambitions. “Jupiter is developing an ammonia production method that does not require […]

  • 12 March 2024

    Connecting to Aboriginal culture a focus for WesCEF grant program

    Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers (WesCEF) has announced its community grant program recipients for 2023/24, with opportunities to connect to Aboriginal culture a clear focus. Two of this year’s four grant recipients, Ngalla Yorga Waangkan Aboriginal Corporation (NYWAC) and Warnbro Primary School, will use their grant funding to run Aboriginal cultural programs. NYWAC will present […]

  • 07 March 2024

    Covalent Lithium opens Mt Holland lithium mine and concentrator

    Covalent Lithium, a 50:50 joint venture partnership between Wesfarmers Limited and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile’s (SQM), has officially recognised the successful construction and commissioning of the Mt Holland lithium mine and concentrator at an opening ceremony today that was presided over by the Hon Roger Cook MLA, Premier of Western Australia. Commissioning represents […]

  • 08 May 2023

    Media statement: CSBP incident

    The incident at CSBP Kwinana site is now over and the site has returned to normal operations. The area where the fire occurred at 9am is now an exclusion zone. Employees on site have returned to normal operations. There were no injuries and WesCEF will be investigating the cause of the fire. The fire occurred […]

  • 06 April 2023

    Media release: Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers wins award for progress toward net zero

    Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers (WesCEF) has won the inaugural 2023 Chemistry Australia ‘Net Zero Transition’ Award.

  • 15 February 2023

    Wesfarmers half-year results 2023

    Wesfarmers’ Managing Director Rob Scott said it was pleasing to deliver a strong financial performance, particularly from Wesfarmers’ largest divisions who responded well to market conditions. Read more

  • 10 February 2023

    WesCEF working toward a low carbon future 

    WesCEF was recently asked to lead a key workshop for the State Government’s Mineral Carbonation Roadmap, which seeks to enable cost effective rapid, large-scale CO2 sequestration via mineral carbonation. Mineral carbonation is a natural process that can be accelerated using captured carbon dioxide which is mixed with mine or refinery tailings, which results in carbon […]