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Agrimin and Aalborg sign heating agreement

Pursuant to the agreement, Aalborg CSP will design and deliver a solar heating system for Agrimin’s 100% owned Mackay Sulphate of Potash Project in Western Australia.

 

Maxtech acquires additional 20 000 hectares Brazil

Maxtech Ventures Inc. has announced it has entered into an arms-length agreement to acquire 2 additional manganese prospective mineral claims, reaching 20 000 hectares in Brazil.

 

USDA statement on National Agriculture Day

“The work of American producers and growers ensures consumers in our country have plenty of safe food,” said Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary, Michael L. Young.

 
 
 
 

TFI supports Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

The Fertilizer Institute President Chris Jahn issued a statement on the House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research hearing on agriculture research in the next Farm Bill.

 
 

Minister Hinz visits Werra potash plant

The Hessian Minister of the Environment, Climate Protection, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Priska Hinz, recently visited the Werra potash plant in the Hesse-Thuringia potash district.

 

TFI commends Scott Pruitt as next EPA Administrator

The Fertilizer Institute President Chris Jahn issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

 

AAF clean air solutions for the fertilizer industry

AAF International recently supplied a dust collection system to help its client to protect its employees and belt conveyors from fine particles emitted during phosphate transportation.

 
 

Vale fertilizer unit fire

Vale has reported that there was a fire on a conveyor belt that feeds ammonium nitrate to a warehouse in the Cubatão Industrial Complex - Unit 02 in São Paulo state, Brazil.