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Chemeca 2009 - Half Day Site Tours
Wednesday afternoon, 30 September

Join us for a programme of exciting half day bus tours and let let Chemeca 2009 be the catalyst that inspires us all to accept the challenge of “Engineering our Future”.

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BP Refinery (Kwinana)

The BP Refinery in Kwinana is the largest oil refinery in Australia, with a nameplate capacity of 138,000 barrels/day.

It processes crude oil to manufacture products including petrol, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), aviation gasoline, jet fuel and bitumen. BP UltimateTM, produced at the refinery, is the cleanest petrol made in Australia.

The refinery employs around 340 people directly, and approximately 200 others by contract.

Coogee Chemicals (Kwinana)

Since its inception in 1971 as a small Western Australian copper sulphate producer, Coogee Chemicals has established itself as a significant chemical manufacturer and shore-side tank terminal operator in Australia and Malaysia.

Coogee manufactures chemicals for supply to the mining / agricultural and process industries at seven sites around Australia and Malaysia. In addition we operate shore-side tank terminals for the import and distribution of bulk liquid chemicals at Kwinana, Port Hedland, Townsville and Brisbane as well as owning and operating a dangerous goods transport fleet of road tankers in Western Australia and Queensland.

Coogee Chemicals manufactures a range of chemicals at its Kwinana base including:

  • AgSul 90 – Sulphur Bentonite Pastilles
  • Aluminium Sulphate – in solid or liquid
  • Metham Sodium
  • Sulphur – Milled or Pastilles
  • Sodium Aluminate
  • Sodium Hydrosulphide Solution (NaSH)
  • Sodium Silicate
  • Sulphuric Acid 98%
  • White Hydrated Alumina
  • Xanthates

Water Corporation - Perth Desalination Plant

The Perth Seawater Desalination Plant, located at Kwinana, 40 kilometres south of Perth, started supplying water to the Integrated Water Supply Scheme (IWSS) in November 2006. In doing so, it became the first plant in Australia to provide desalinated water for large-scale public consumption.

It is the Water Corporation’s biggest single water source feeding into the IWSS, providing some 17 per cent of Perth’s water needs. On average, the plant produces up to 130 million litres of drinking water per day, or 45 gigalitres per year.

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ICMS Pty Ltd
84 Queensbridge Street
Southbank VIC 3006
E: chemeca2009@icms.com.au
T: + 61 3 9682 0244
F: + 61 3 9682 0288
W: www.chemeca2009.com
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