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Uralkali Announces 10-Year Potash Expanson Program

11:21 AM MDT | October 26, 2011 | Ian Young

Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world's biggest producers of potash, has announced a 10-year capacity expansion program costing an estimated $5.8 billion. The program aims to increase the company's potash capacity by about 80%, to 19 million m.t./year by 2021. The expansion will be achieved through a mix of greenfield and brownfield projects, the company says. Brownfield projects will be mainly at Uralkali's Berezniki and Solikamsk, Russia sites and will add a combined 4.5 million m.t./year of potash capacity. Greenfield projects will focus on developing...

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