Posts Tagged ‘phosphoric acid’

Phosphate

Definition Phosphorus, in the form of phosphate (a salt of phosphoric acid) is mined from naturally occurring mineral deposits (phosphate rock) that were once sediments at the bottom of ancient seas. Comments Rock phosphate is the raw material used in the manufacture of most commercial phosphate fertilizers. Ground rock phosphate was ounce applied directly to acid soils. Phosphate […]

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Ma’aden rethinks its strategy for the $6 billion Phosphates city project

Ma’aden awards FEED and reconsiders PMC contracts Although the PMC contract for the Ma’aden Phosphate city project was intended to be awarded together with the FEED contract to Jacobs, Ma’aden has decided finaly to separate both contracts. Ma’aden Phosphate Company (MPC) is a joint venture with SABIC in which the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) owns 70% and SABIC […]

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Fertilizer

Definition Fertilizer is any natural or manufactured plant nutrient that contains at least 5% of one or more of the three primary nutrients – nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P), or potassium (K) Industrially manufactured fertilizers are sometimes referred to as mineral fertilizers. Comments There are several sources of fertilizers. The two […]

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