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Ma'aden shuts ammonia plant for four-week maintenance

3:35 AM MST | February 12, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) says that its subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Co. (MPC) will carry out a scheduled maintenance shut down in the ammonia plant located at Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia. The maintenance shutdown started today and will take approximately four weeks. The plant produces ammonia for use in the manufacture of diammonium phosphate (DAP). During the shutdown, the DAP plant will maintain production using ammonia from stocks. The maintenance will not hinder the company’s ability to meet its obligations towards customers and...

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