Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
Deepak Fertilisers Scraps Plans for Ammonium Nitrate Plant in Australia
8:59 AM MDT | September 14, 2012
Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals (Pune, India) has abandoned plans to build a $350-million technical ammonium nitrate (AN) plant, which would have supplied explosives to the mining industry, in South Australia. This decision comes in part because of BHP Billitonâ€™s plans to delay the expansion of the Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine. â€śWhile the decision not to proceed with this proposed plant at Port Bonython is disappointing, we will continue to work with Deepak to explore other, financially feasible options,â€ť says Tom Koutsantonis, the stateâ€™s...
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