Solid Sodium Cyanide Plant Kwinana

Proposal description: 

The proposal is to construct and operate a sodium cyanide plant at Kwinana. The plant would have the capacity to produce 45,000 tonnes of solid sodium cyanide briquettes annually.

Sodium cyanide is predominantly used as a leaching agent in the gold extraction process. All solid sodium cyanide currently used in Australia is imported.

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Last updated: 
April 26, 1990
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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