The May/June issue of World Fertilizer covers a variety of different topics, including Phosphates, Materials Handling, Granulation, Vibrating Screens, Heat Technology and more.
Fertilizer news updates
The new bulkhead, which has been designed specifically to improve the safety level of mining operations at Solikamsk-1, is a 65-m long waterproofing structure made up of seven segments of various sizes.
KL 279, or the Stockholm project, is an undeveloped 263.5 km2 property located in southeast Saskatchewan, Canada.
The company's consolidated net profit after tax for the quarter ended 31 March 2020 was US$30.8 million, compared to US$14.58 million in the quarter ended 31 March 2019.
Gordon Cope, Contributing Editor, reports that North America’s agriculture and fertilizer sectors are reeling from a host of challenges.
A bulk sample of harvest salt from the Stage 1 Kainite ponds was collected in March to confirm plant feed grades and produce mass samples of sulfate of potash for end user customers.
The company recorded a net loss of CAN$0.4 million in 1Q20, compared to a loss of CAN$0.6 million in 1Q19.
Acron Group has commissioned a new 700 000 tpy urea granulation unit at its Veliky Novgorod site in Russia.
The company is trying to raise a total of approximately AUS$61 million in capital for its Beyondie sulfate of potash project in Western Australia.
Casale has said Metafrax's large ammonia-urea-melamine complex in northern Russia will be put onstream within the end of the year.
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Kalium Lakes is aiming to raise approximately AUS$61 million to fund the completion of construction of its Beyondie sulfate of potash project in Western Australia.
The company's net loss in 1Q20 was US$153 million, compared to a profit of US$133 million in 1Q19.
The company's revenue increased in 1Q20 by 230% to CAN$509 532, compared to CAN$154 279 in 1Q19.
The contract price has been set at US$230/t.
Pumping of the initial brine extraction bore drilled into the Lake Way paleochannel delivered flow rates of 18 litres per second, with a consistent potassium grade of 7100 mg per litre (15.9kg/m3 SOP), sustained over a 17 day period.
Completion of EPCM phase 2 is anticipated in June 2020.
Uralkali has signed a loan agreement in the amount of US$665 million with 11 international banks.
Highfield Resources has completed exploration drill holes at its Vipasca and Sierra del Perdón permit areas in Spain.
ICL will supply an an aggregate 410 000 t of potash to Indian Potash, with mutual options for an additional 30 000 t, to be supplied through December 2020.
Major project status will allow the project to receive additional government support.
Western Potash Corp. is delaying completion of construction for the balance of its Milestone phase 1 project process plant in Saskatchewan, Canada, from July to the end of this year.
Veolia will design and supply two HPD crystallisers: one to grow 32 t of high-purity potassium sulfate crystals every hour, the other to recycle 54 tph of solids to yield the maximum potassium recovery.
The company's production target from the development is 400 000 tpy of muriate of potash over an initial 18-year life.
Canpotex has agreed to a contract with Indian Potash for potash shipments through to 31 December 2020, at a price of US$230/t on a CFR basis.