Other businesses

In addition to the businesses included in this report, Wesfarmers also holds major investments in the following companies. 

Queensland Nitrates Pty Ltd (QNP)

Through WesCEF, Wesfarmers owns a 50 per cent interest in QNP, located at Moura in central Queensland. QNP is an ammonium nitrate producer and services the mining sector in the Bowen Basin. 

For further information, please visit www.dawsonvalley.net/QNP

Bengalla coal operation

Through our Resources division, Wesfarmers owns a 40 per cent interest in the Bengalla coal operation in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, through a joint venture with Coal and Allied, a member of the Rio Tinto group of companies. The Bengalla operation produces steaming coal for domestic and export markets. 

For further information, please visit www.coalandallied.com.au

Gresham Partners Group Limited

Wesfarmers owns a 50 per cent interest in Gresham Partners Group Limited, the holding company for the Gresham Partners investment banking operations. In addition, we are a participant in the Gresham Private Equity wholesale investment funds with underlying investments in mining services, logistics and other specialist sectors. 

For further information, please visit www.gresham.com.au

BWP Trust

Wesfarmers owned 24.3 per cent of BWP Trust as at 30 June 2013, which develops and owns properties for our Bunnings business and other retail/commercial companies. 

For further information, please visit www.bwptrust.com.au

Wespine Industries

Wesfarmers owns 50 per cent of Wespine, which operates a plantation softwood sawmill at Dardanup in Western Australia. 

Wespine purchases the majority of its raw material through its plantation log supply agreement with the Western Australian Forest Products Commission, which is in place until 2033, thus providing long-term resource security for the business. 

For further information, please visit www.wespine.com.au