Kwinana

Kwinana

(kwĭnän`ə), city (2016 pop. 38,918), Western Australia, SW Australia, a suburb of Perth. A new industrial city, Kwinana has oil refineries and steelworks.

Kwinana

 

a city in the western part of the Commonwealth of Australia, located in the state of Western Australia; a port on the shore of Cockburn Sound of the Pacific Ocean (1970 cargo turnover, 3.8 million tons).

Kwinana is an industrial center that arose after World War II. It has an oil refinery (with two oil pipelines, connecting it with the port of Fremantle), nonferrous metallurgy (alumina production and nickel smelting), ferrous metallurgy (rolled steel and tubing), chemical enterprises (mineral fertilizers, nitric acid), metalworking (equipment for mining enterprises, metal structural components), cement industries, electrical engineering, a pulp and paper industry, and food processing.

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Contractor name : MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES AUSTRALIA 38 MANDURAH RD KWINANA WA AUSTRALIA 6167 CURRENT TIME1:57 PMTHU 1 MAR 2018 PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA1519883826753 HELLO, SNEHAL VARTAK LOGOUT EDIT
Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) has been awarded an engineering services contract from BHP (BHP) for a new nickel sulphate facility located at the company's Kwinana Nickel Refinery in Western Australia.
Nickel West's assets include a large, open-cut nickel mine and concentrator at Mount Keith, the Cliffs underground mine and concentrator at Leinster, a nickel concentrator and smelter that produces nickel concentrate and nickel matte at Kalgoorlie, and a nickel refinery at Kwinana that processes nickel matte into LME-grade nickel briquettes and nickel powder, as well as a range of saleable co-products.
The business consists of the Mt Keith, Cliffs and Leinster mines and associated concentrators, the Kalgoorlie smelter, Kambalda concentrator and the Kwinana refinery.
Fremantle port's Kwinana bulk terminal, which is used for coal exports, and the Port Hedland's Utah Point shipment facility, which is used for iron ore exports, are possible candidates for privatization, Mike Nahan, the treasurer for Western Australia, said in a budget statement this last Thursday.
The incident took place after the man crashed his car into an unattended vehicle parked in the emergency lane of the Kwinana Freeway, the Herald Sun reports.
The resource is less than 5 km from existing rail infrastructure providing a direct link to Kwinana Port being approximately 120km away.
Bluewaters represents the second power plant project involving the Sumitomo Corporation Group in Western Australia, following the purchase of a stake in the 320 MW Kwinana natural gas fired combined cycle power plant in 2009.
Lieutenant Colonel Bonginkosi Kwinana testified that after arresting Xolile Mngeni, who has been suspected of killing Dewani, on 16 November 2010, he asked officers at the Lingelethu West police station if they knew 'Mawewe', his alleged accomplice.
Pumping expertise was required to assist with the transportation by sea of temporary living quarters to the site - and the gauntlet was taken up by Coates Hire, based in Kwinana, WA.
BP said its 137,000 barrels per day Kwinana refinery was shut early last week after an unexpected failure of a pump that was used in the manufacturing of unleaded petrol, but repair work has already been completed with no impact on supplies.
At a later date she worked at BOC Gases at Kwinana, West Australia.