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Management changes at EuroChem Group AG

EuroChem Group AG announces that Chief Executive Officer Dmitry Strashnov has resigned from the Group for personal reasons with immediate effect. Kuzma Marchuk, CFO of the Group, has been named Acting CEO. The Board has begun a search for Mr Strashnov’s successor.

GEA appoints Stefan Klebert as new CEO

The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Stefan Klebert to the company’s Executive Board with effect from November 15, 2018.


Price increase for sulphuric acid catalysts

Due to the continued increase in raw material prices, especially for vanadium, Haldor Topsoe announces an increase in the price of the company’s sulfuric acid catalysts of €0.3/litre with immediate effect.


CRU hires new Fertilizer Consultant

Josie Armstrong has joined CRU’s Fertilizer and Chemicals Consulting team as a Principal Consultant with responsibility for marketing and business development to support Peter Heffernan as he further develops this market-leading business.

BPC agrees new potash contract at $290/t CFR

BPC agreed a new potash contract price with a buying consortium in China at US$290/t CFR, a BPC official and local sources in China confirmed. The price marks a US$60/t increase on the 2H17 price.


Sirius Minerals signs supply agreement for South America

Sirius Minerals Plc announces the signing of a take-or-pay supply agreement between its wholly owned subsidiary York Potash Ltd, OFD Supply Inc. and Cibrafertil Companhia Brasileira de Fertilizantes for the supply and resale of POLY4 into Brazil and certain other countries in South America.


Development in £3.5 billion polyhalite mine at Whitby

Sirius Minerals marked another major milestone in the development of its £3.5bn polyhalite mine near Whitby today, as it named its new Vertical Shaft Sinking Machine, which will start hollowing out a 360 m deep shaft that will allow the construction of the 23 mile tunnel that will transport mined ore to Teesside.


Haldor Topsoe invests in Indian fertilizer plant

Topsoe has signed a shareholder agreement for a 11.7% stake in the Ramagundam fertilizer plant in Telangana, India, together with the Danish government-owned fund IFU and The Danish Agribusiness Fund (DAF).


Danakali releases its half year results

Danakali Limited, the potash company focused on the development of the Colluli potash project in Eritrea, has released its results for the six month period ended 30 June 2018.



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