Total funding of approximately AUS$1.2 billion is required to develop the sulfate of potash (SOP) project to a capacity of 5.35 million tpy of salt and 140 000 tpy of SOP.
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ICL expects to expand its potassium nitrate sourcing from Haldor Topsoe and begin marketing product in 1Q22.
The facility will be located near Fertiglobe’s subsidiary EBIC in Ain Sokhna in Egypt and is a first step towards developing a green hydrogen hub in Ain Sokhna.
The study will assess whether industrial-scale manufacturing of green ammonia at the Gibson Island fertilizer manufacturing facility in Queensland, Australia, is technically and commercially feasible on an existing brownfield site.
The first drillhole, OHM-02, is planned in 4Q21 to a depth of 665 m which is expected to fully penetrate the known potash horizon in the area.
Speaking during his weekly live broadcast on social media, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did not provide many details on the project but said it would be presented next month.
The study has indicated the project is capable of achieving a nameplate production target of 245 000 tpy of sulfate of potash over an initial Life-of-Mine of 21 years.
The Heritage survey was conducted in accordance with the standards and requirements of Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corp.
OCI and ADNOC intend to collectively offer 13.8% of Fertiglobe’s issued share capital in the offering.
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The batch of sulfate of potash produced during the product commissioning process achieved the required product specification.
The disruption in supply is a result of the smelter at Rio Tinto's Kennecott mine shutting down on 21 September 2021 following a release of molten copper materials.
The solar power facility, which will supply 100% of Arapua's power needs, is expected to be commissioned within 5 months.
NextChem, MET Development and Stamicarbon have reached an agreement with US-based Greenfield Nitrogen LLC to develop the first dedicated green ammonia plant in the US Midwest.
The complex, which is slated for completion in 1Q24, will incorporate Casale’s NA2000™ Dual Pressure processes for nitric acid and AN2000™ for ANS production.
BASF has curtailed ammonia production at its production sites in Antwerp, Belgium, and Ludwigshafen, Germany.
The Government of Angola has allocated a 20-hectare site in the Malange region for the NPK plant.
The announcement was made at a meeting at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow.
The preparation system supplied by Eirich to the St. Thomas facility includes material handling, structure, solids and liquid delivery, batching, Eirich intensive mixers, environmental, controls, a process control system and more.
KBR INSITE, a cloud-based remote plant monitoring service, will be used at the integrated ammonia-methanol plant in Beaumont, Texas, US.
Western Australia's Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation will provide project facilitation assistance to the project.
PJSC TOAZ (Togliattiazot) has begun hiring workers for its Urea Production Unit No. 3.
The restart follows an interim agreement reached with the UK government to cover the costs to restart the ammonia plant and produce CO2 for the UK market.
The Common Sulfur Plant in Ras Laffan Industrial City was able to reach in excess of 10 000 tpd of processed sulfur in August.