Ammonium Nitrate Plant Deepak Fertilisers plans to Build Ammonium Nitrat Plant in South Australia

Editor: Marcel Dröttboom

Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals plans to establish a global footprint and announced that it is working towards a 300000 tonnes per year Technical Ammonium Nitrate plant in South Australia. Possible land for project has been identified and the company is to begin further feasibility studies.

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Deepak Fertilisers plans to Build Ammonium Nitrat Plant in South Australia.
Deepak Fertilisers plans to Build Ammonium Nitrat Plant in South Australia.
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Pune, India – With the recent commissioning of the latest brown field 300000 tonnes per year Technical Ammonium Nitrate (TAN) plant and earlier two plants, the company’s total manufacturing capacity now stands at nearly half a million tonnes per year.

Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals is now proposing to ‘Go Global’ and accordingly, is working towards setting up a similar capacity 300000 tonnes per year TAN plant in South Australia to enable the State realize its ambitious growth plans in the resource and infrastructure sectors.

The Government of SA has identified a potentially suitable site for the project, close to a deep sea port, which will be the subject of a further feasibility study.

This positive step from the Government of South Australia will enable the company to proceed with the Detailed Feasibility Report, Environment Impact Assessment study and other statutory clearances in the course of next 12-15 months and the project will be completed 24 months thereafter. The estimated cost of the project is around USD 350 million.

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