LSB Industries, Inc. has announced that the ammonia plant at its chemical facility in Pryor, Oklahoma, US, successfully resumed production on 4 December 2017.
The latest fertilizer news
Black & Veatch has announced that it helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertilizer plant in Enid, Oklahoma, US.
OCP Group has announced that it has formed a joint venture with IBM to provide digital and IT services in sectors ranging from agriculture to industry across Africa.
DuPont Clean Technologies has announced that it has been awarded a contract by PJSC Acron for MECS sulfuric acid technology.
According to Reuters, Israel Chemicals has announced that it has swung to a profit in 3Q17, reporting its highest quarterly sales in three years.
According to Reuters, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera – a Chilean producer of lithium and fertilizer – has announced that its continuing legal dispute with Chilean authorities might not be resolved until the end of next year.
Canpotex has released a statement claiming that it is fully committed on volumes through to the end of February 2018.
Gensource Potash Corp. has announced a proposed best efforts non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of up to $1 500 000 (the offering).
EIRICH has announced that its preparation technology, which enables mixing and granulating to be performed in a single unit, has recently been selected for use by a Turkish fertilizer manufacturer.
Vale S.A. has announced that it has entered into a quota purchase agreement with Yara International ASA to sell its fully owned subsidiary Vale Cubatão Fertilizantes Ltda.
Potash Ridge Corp. signs a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Canada Coal Inc. to enable the potential purchase, joint venture or otherwise complete transaction for the assets of Valleyfield Fertilizer Corp.
Bunge Ltd – a global agribusiness and food company whose operations include selling fertilizer in South America – has announced a number of organisational and leadership changes.
Davenport Resources is pleased to announce a historic resource on its 100% owned Ebeleben mining licence in the South Harz region of Germany.
GrowMax Resources Corp. has announced that final conditions have been met triggering a further US$3 million payment obligation to the company from the purchaser of Energicon S.A.
The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China has officially announced the import tariff quotas on fertilizer for the year 2018.
According to Reuters, Terra Nitrogen Co. has released its results for 3Q17, reporting sales of US$84.6 million compared to US$90.2 million.
LSB is based in Oklahoma, and manufactures and sells chemical products for the agricultural, mining and industrial markets. It owns and operates facilities in Cherokee, Alabama, El Dorado, Arkansas and Pryor, and operates a facility for global chemical company in Baytown, Texas.
The Pryor facility was originally taken out of service in order to repair damage to some of the ammonia plant’s electrical controls, wiring and piping, which was caused by a fire that occurred on 23 September 2017.
In the statement, LSB claims that the EBITDA impact from the expenses related to the repairs and to upgrades made to reduce pipe stress that will enable Pryor to skip its planned 2018 turnaround, the excess cost of purchasing UAN versus producing it in order to meet customer commitments, and the reduced absorption of fixed costs will be between US$5.5 million and US$6.0 million for 4Q17.