15.03.2011
Phosphorit Constructs Additional Sulfur Storage Facilities March 15, 2011 PRESS RELEASE

Phosphorit Constructs Additional Sulfur Storage Facilities

March 15, 2011 PRESS RELEASE

EuroChem announced today that its Kingisepp-based subsidiary Phophorit, has begun constructing additional sulfur storage capacity. At an estimated cost of RUB 560 million, the new facilities are designed to ensure that adequate storage is provided to support the mill’s annual sulfuric acid production of 850,000 tonnes.

The project includes the construction of a warehouse facility capable of storing 10,000 tonnes of sulfur and an open air facility with 20,000 tonnes of storage capacity. The construction of these facilities, including the installation of an elevated railroad section, and a second melting unit, is scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2011.

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EuroChem Group is one a top ten agrochemical company globally by capacity, focused on production of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers which it supplies globally to agricultural producers and related intermediaries.

Its main manufacturing assets include Nevinnomyssky Azot, Novomoskovsky Azot, Phosphorit, EuroChem – BMU, Kovdorsky GOK plants in Russia and Lifosa plant in Lithuania

The Group is vertically integrated with activities spanning from mining to logistics and distribution. EuroChem holds licenses to develop potash reserves in Russia which entitle it to the fifth-largest volume of proved and probable potash reserves globally.