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The scope of the contract includes drilling, installation and development of brine and process water bores at the Lake Wells sulfate of potash project.
The agreement concerns the future site of a maritime loading facility on the north shore of the Saguenay River.
The new production facility, which has a capacity of 300 000 tpy, has produced its first batch of MAP, a nitrogen-phosphorous fertilizer.
Mayo Schmidt succeeds Chuck Magro, who is stepping down from his management and Board role at the company to pursue new opportunities.
The company has received Green Loan verification for the debt issued to partly fund the development of the Lake Wells sulfate of potash project.
Building on the Feasibility Study, the company has completed a concept study to examine the potential to develop Khemisset using a four-phased approach to reduce upfront capital costs and execution risk, and plan additional expansion stages to ensure that its economic value is fully developed.
The design capacity of the unit will amount to 2200 tpd of urea once complete, which will increase production capacity by more than 70%.
The order, booked in March 2021, focuses on improving overall plant production through improved plant availability and throughput.
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Compass Minerals will sell substantially all assets related to the company’s Wolf Trax®, Rocket Seeds® and Hydro Bullet™ micronutrient product lines to Koch.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and OCI N.V. are reportedly weighing an initial public offering of their fertilizer joint venture Fertiglobe.
Arianne partnered with the Quebec Center of Geomatics (CGQ) to advance research and development on a new method for the design and future monitoring of the company’s tailings operations.
Nutrien has also launched six commitments that aim to address the challenge of sustainably feeding a growing global population while protecting the planet, which include achieving at least a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1 + 2) per tonne of products produced.
According to experts, the change means that an additional 2 million t of apatite-nepheline ore will be mined from the open pit southwestern side.
The new price is US$280/t on CFR terms, compared to US$247/t when the contract was first signed in January 2021.
Togliattiazot increased supplies of urea to the Russian domestic market to 35 000 t in February this year.
The company has signed a non-binding MoU with Summit Africa Ltd that will seek to optimise, fully finance and construct the Kola potash project in the Republic of Congo via a mix of debt and royalty financing.
The plant in Louisiana, US, has been undergoing its first planned turnaround since it was commissioned in 2016.
When the equipment replacements are complete in 2023, ammonia output will increase by 375 000 tpy.
The agreed selling price in the contract is US$280/t CIFFO Indian ports, US$50/t above the previous contract.
In an article from the March 2021 issue of World Fertilizer, Robert Waggeling, Microtrac MRB, Germany, discusses online particle characterisation methods for fertilizer.
In an article from the March 2021 issue of World Fertilizer, Gordon Cope, Contributing Editor, explores the opportunities and challenges faced by the fertilizer industry in Africa.
The PROMETEO project will contribute towards decarbonising the energy, chemical and nitrogen fertilizer sectors, in line with the EU decarbonisation targets by 2030.