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Keep in touch with the latest news and important announcements from WesCEF and its businesses

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2024

    Meet our 2024 WesCEF Community Grant Recipients

    We are proud to have supported local organisations for over 80 years through grants and sponsorships, and look forward to making positive and meaningful impact well into the future. WesCEF is pleased to announce the recipients of FY24’s Community Grants round. This year, we have awarded $24,000 across four organisations to fund projects that benefit […]

  • 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 […]

  • David Ainslie 30yr milestone
    05 October 2023

    WesCEF Employee Milestones – Dave reviews 30 years with WesCEF.

    On the work front, there have been many highlights for David over the past 30 years, including being a part of commissioning two key production sites.

  • 26 September 2023

    WesCEF Employee Milestones – Steve is hanging up his boots after 35 years.

    After more than 35 years, CSBP’s Operations Supervisor, Steve Whittingstall, is hanging up his boots in September to enjoy retirement.

  • Hackathon at UWA
    22 September 2023

    WesCEF and Microsoft sponsors successful UWA hackathon

    UWA students were invited to use Generative AI to help solve six different business problems from Wesfarmers' businesses Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers and Covalent. 

  • 25 August 2023

    Wesfarmers Full-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. Wesfarmers announced the full-year results, with net profit after tax of $2.5 billion, up 4.8 per cent, and a final dividend of $1.03 per share. Wesfarmers’ profit and dividend […]

  • WesCEF Community Grants logo
    03 August 2023

    Applications for WesCEF Community Grants programs are now open

    WesCEF’s Community Grants Program supports community organisations that work to benefit the communities closest to our Kleenheat and CSBP operations in the Kwinana and Rockingham region – the largest community in which we operate.

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