Mississippi Phosphates to close 770,000 tpa DAP plant

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 08 December 2014

The loss of an income stream for Mississippi Phosphates Corp. will be unwelcome as the company continues to search for potential asset buyers, though the reduction in its workforce will counterbalance this effect. The company remains unsure as to the future of DAP production at its facilities.

US-based Mississippi Phosphates Corp. (MPC) will wind down production at its 771,000 tpa diammonium phosphate (DAP) production facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi, US this week, following a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on 27 October.

While sulphuric acid production will continue...

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