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EuroChem produces first test product at Usolskiy potash project

EuroChem Group AG, a leading global fertilizer company, announces the successful test production of potassium chloride at EuroChem-Usolskiy Potash in the Perm region, Russia. This initial production is an integral part of the commissioning process currently underway at Usolskiy. Production of first marketable product is expected during the second quarter…

Veolia’s HPD® PIC™ Crystallizer Technology chosen by EuroChem to produce 2.0 MTPY Potassium Chloride

EuroChem Group AG, a leading global fertilizer company headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, has selected Veolia Water Technologies’ proven HPD® crystallization technology for its VolgaKaliy mine expansion project in Russia’s Volgograd region. The mine is scheduled to begin commercial operations in 2018, and the expansion – of which Veolia’s crystallization project is a…

Disruption in the potash world

By Leonard Melman Potash is big business.  As a primary ingredient in crop fertilization, potash is consumed in vast quantities and the mining of the mineral has become a $20 billion dollar per year business. by