17 JULY 2024
AGR’s sodium cyanide plant expansion achieves significant milestone

Australian Gold Reagents (AGR) is pleased to announce it has received next stage funding approval from its Board to progress plans to expand the capacity of its sodium cyanide plant.

11 APRIL 2019
West African representative visits AGR

West African representative visits AGR Benjamin Amoo-Mensah, AGR’s resident West African representative, recently visited AGR’s operations in Western Australia as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. For the past 15 years, Ben has overseen both AGR’s and its customer’s sodium cyanide inland road transport service providers in West Africa. Sodium cyanide transport in West Africa is usually done via convoys and due to the distances and road conditions these trips can sometimes take up to a week, increasing the risk of driver fatigue. During his visit, Ben was invited to visit Qube Logistics to learn how their Fleet Management Centre (FMC) is assisting to achieve zero harm outcomes. To demonstrate the advances in transport safety, Ben was shown the in-cab […]

03 APRIL 2019
AGRs 30th Anniversary Event

AGRs 30th Anniversary Event AGR celebrated 30 years of producing and manufacturing sodium cyanide in Western Australia, by inviting customers, suppliers and past employees to an intimate dinner held at the Perth Mint on Friday 22 February 2019. The evening commenced with a recognition of past and present elders of the traditional owners of the land the Wadjuk Noongar people followed by a special welcome to Gordon Martin, Executive Director Coogee Chemicals, Tim Martin, Executive Chairman Coogee Chemicals, Michael Chaney, current Chairman and former Managing Director of Wesfarmers, David Honey, MLA for Cottesloe and immediate past President of Kwinana Industries Council, Kwinana Mayor Carol Adams, Albert Romano, President of Kwinana Industries Council, AGR Chairman, Ian Hansen. AGR’s General Manager, Barney Jones […]

25 MARCH 2019
AGR increases isotainer fleet

AGR increases isotainer fleet AGR has recently increased its isotainer fleet, with sixteen new sodium cyanide solution isotainers. The new acquisition adds to the already extensive fleet of isotainers used by AGR to deliver on the increasing demand for its ready–made sodium cyanide solution product to its Western Australian customer base. The new 22 kilolitre isotainers are expected to arrive at AGR’s cyanide manufacturing operations in Kwinana by March 2019.

08 MARCH 2019
AGR Announces Record Production Rate

AGR Announces Record Production Rate In its 30th year of operation, AGR is pleased to announce it had a record production of 86,000 tonnes of sodium cyanide at its Kwinana based manufacturing operation to the end of financial year 30 June 2019. Whilst AGR continues to maintain a strong focus on reliability and safety, the success of increasing production of sodium cyanide solution is attributed to key infrastructure improvement initiatives. AGR will continue to innovate and grow the business in a safe, responsible manner to which they have always adhered to, and has plans to further increase plant capacity to 100,000 + tonnes per annum in the coming years.

05 MARCH 2019
AGR Celebrates 30 Years

AGR Celebrates 30 Years AGR is celebrating 30 years of manufacturing sodium cyanide at its modern, safe production facilities in Kwinana, Western Australia.  Since the plant was commissioned in 1988, AGR has achieved significant milestones including: 1988 First sodium cyanide solution customer delivery 1989 AGR’s plant named Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria’s “Plant of the Year,” in recognition of its design, innovation, efficiency, safety and transport facilities 1996 Plant production capacity increases to 32,000 tonnes per annum to meet demand 1999 Duplicate sodium cyanide solution plant built adding 15,000 tonnes per annum 2002 Sodium Cyanide Solids plant is commissioned and the first consignment of solid briquette form leaves Fremantle port 2004 Plant production capacity increase to 58,000 tonnes per […]

01 FEBRUARY 2019
AGR Sponsors RIU Conference 2019

AGR Sponsors RIU Conference 2019 AGR will once again sponsor the 2019 RIU Explorers Conference, following the success of the event last year. The RIU Explorers Conference continues to be the premier forum for junior resource companies to engage with and hear from industry heavy weights on the innovations and initiatives enriching the sector. AGR Account Manager, Sandra Grljusich said the business was thrilled to maintain their affiliation with the conference. “The RIU Conference continues to attract an ever-growing group of gold mining explorers, juniors and producers providing the perfect opportunity for industry professionals to network,” she said. AGR is Western Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of sodium cyanide products.   To find out more about how AGR can assist your […]