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JESA succeeds in feasibility study for granulation plant in Australia

JESA succeeds in feasibility study for granulation plant in Australia

The site is located 220 km southeast of Tennant Creek, 270 km northeast of Alice Springs, 95 km from the Adelaide-Darwin Railway, and 1,000 km from Darwin in the western Georgina Basin.

The factory can produce 960,000 Mt / year Granular compost based on 50% MAP product and 50% DAP product.

This project is a Fully integrated fertilizer complex Including:

– Extraction of phosphate rock at the site;
– A phosphate rock recovery plant;
– A phosphoric acid plant;
– a sulfuric acid plant;
– An ammonia plant;
– A granulation plant;
– Applications including crude water, water treatment plant (mineralization and reverse osmosis), power plant, auxiliary boilers and air compressors, storage, import and railway export;
– Auxiliary services including gas pipeline, railway, accommodation village and airport;
– Darwin’s infrastructure, including port facilities, workshop, offices and control room.

“We are very pleased to be working with Verdant Minerals on this feasibility study. It will be our second million tonne MAP / DAP plant per year in Australia following a successful project on Phosphate Hill, ”said David Ewell, Managing Director, JESA Technologies.

Chris Tziolis, Managing Director, Verdant Minerals, added: “We are delighted to welcome JESA’s Ammo project, and we look forward to incorporating JESA’s significant granulation expertise into this wonderful value-added project, which will play a key role in securing the distribution of granulation-based fertilizers across Australia and the region. .

JESA is a joint venture between OCP and the Australian Worley Group, a global provider of technical, professional and construction services. It was created in 2010 and employs 1978 people.