Production begins at EuroChem urea ammonium sulphate facility in Russia
EuroChem Group AG has started production at Russia’s first urea ammonium sulphate (UAS) facility.
The new facility, built in partnership with Stamicarbon, is projected to reach a final production capacity of 600 tpd. It officially came online today at EuroChem’s Novomoskovskiy Azot plant, located about 200 km (120 miles) south of Moscow.
“Novomoskovskiy Azot has always been an innovation leader,” Mr Nechaev, General Director of MCC EuroChem, the Group’s Russian arm, commented. “This is where granulated urea, calcium ammonium nitrate, and low-density ammonium nitrate were first produced in Russia and now, in another first, we have launched the country’s only urea ammonium sulphate facility. This new fertilizer will meet the growing needs of Russian and European farmers.”
Total investment in the production facility is RUB 5.4 billion (US$84 million).
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