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Maire Tecnimont subsidiary agrees EPC contract for urea/UAN plant in Turkey

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Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. has announced that its subsidiary Tecnimont S.p.A. has signed with GEMLIK GÜBRE SANAYII ANONIM SIRKETI an EPC contract worth approximately €200 million related to the implementation of a new urea and UAN plant in Gemlik, 125 km south of Istanbul, Turkey.

The plant will have the capacity of 1640 tpd of granular urea and 500 tpd of UAN, and will run on the urea technology of Stamicarbon, a fully owned subsidiary of the Group. The scope of work concerns the execution of engineering, supply of all equipment and materials and construction and erection works. Project completion is planned within about three years of its effectiveness.

GEMLIK GÜBRE belongs to Yildirim Holding, a multi-billion USD, diversified Group active in several fields from chemicals and fertilizers to ports and logistics, to metals and mining. Ammonia and other fertilizers are already produced in the same industrial facility, with direct access to a Mediterranean sea port.

Ali Riza Yildirim, Chairman of the Gemlik Gu¨bre, commented: “The signing of this agreement is the first step of a great cooperation. We entrust Tecnimont and believe that we will achieve great success together worldwide”.

Pierroberto Folgiero, Maire Tecnimont Group CEO, commented: “We are extremely proud of this new achievement that confirms the Group leadership in the fertilizer sector and allows us to expand our geographical footprint in a strategic market such as Turkey”.

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