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Apatit Plant Shipped Two Billionth Ton Of Apatite-Nepheline Ore

The ceremony of shipment of a two billionth tonne of apatite-nepheline ore mined over 90 years from the foundation of the enterprise took place at the Eastern mine of the Kirov branch of Apatit JSC (PhosAgro Group). The ceremony was attended by Dmitry Kozak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Yevtukhov , Acting Governor of the Murmansk Region Andrei Chibis. The event was timed to the Miner's Day and the 90th anniversary of the Apatit Fund.

For 90 years, the Apatit plant has been providing apatite concentrate in Russia - raw materials for the production of highly effective and environmentally friendly phosphorus-containing fertilizers. As Dmitry Kozak noted, the PhosAgro production group, which includes the Apatit plant, is the pearl of the entire mining industry.

An excellent achievement of PhosAgro was that the corporate standards for the environmental cleanliness of mineral fertilizers adopted by the company became an international standard. This is not just the success of the company, it is also the preservation of people's health, and the creation of conditions for the production of organic food

he emphasized.

State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Industry of the Russian Federation Viktor Yevtukhov said that over the past decade, the domestic mining industry has changed .

New technologies are being introduced, production facilities are being modernized, productivity is growing, much attention is paid to improving labor safety and preserving the environment. PhosAgro production group has become the flagship of the domestic mineral fertilizer industry and the basis of food security not only in Russia, but throughout the world

- he noted.

On my own behalf and on behalf of the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia Denis Manturov, Viktor Yevtukhov thanked the company's management for effective management, the introduction of modern digital production, and the work team for dedicated, professional work for the benefit of the enterprise and the country.



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PhosAgro is a Russian vertically integrated company that holds one of the leading positions in the world in terms of production of phosphorus-containing mineral fertilizers and high-grade apatite concentrate with a P2O5 content of 39% or more.

PhosAgro Group is the largest European producer of phosphorus fertilizers (in terms of total production capacity of DAP / MAP / NP / NPK / NPS), the largest global producer of high-grade phosphorus raw materials with a P2O5 content of 39% and one of the world's leading producers of ammophos and diammonium phosphate, one of leading in Europe and the only producer of fodder monocalcium phosphate (MCP) in Russia, as well as the only producer of nepheline concentrate in Russia.

The main products of the company, including phosphate raw materials, 39 brands of fertilizers, feed phosphates, ammonia and sodium tripolyphosphate, are used by consumers from 100 countries on all inhabited continents. The priority markets for products, in addition to Russia and the CIS countries, are the countries of Latin America, Europe and Asia.



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