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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.