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Yara Expands Phosphate Capacity at Mine in Finland

10:26 AM MST | December 15, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Yara International says it will strengthen its phosphate rock base by investing in new capacity at the company’s Siilinjärvi, Finland mine. The €60-million ($76 million) investment will increase capacity from 850,000 m.t./year, to 1 million m.t./year. Completion is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2009. “The project strengthens the scale and competitiveness of our rock mining operations in Finland and increases sourcing flexibility for our NPK fertilizer production, especially for the Norwegian plants,” says Hallgeir Storvik, head...

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