Vale plant outages hinder Q2 fertiliser output

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 22 July 2016

The Brazilian miner reported lower potash and ammonium nitrate output for the second quarter this year due to unplanned outages at its production facilities, while phosphate rock production rose.

Brazilian miner Vale SA has reported a sequential decline in potash and ammonium nitrate production while phosphate rock output rose, the company said in its Q2 production report.  Potash production fell to 101,000 tonnes in the second quarter...

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