URALCHEM has completed a large-scale equipment upgrade at the ammonia production facility of its subsidiary, KCKK Branch of Uralchem JSC in Kirovo-Chepetsk. Work on the AM 70 unit was carried during a maintenance shutdown in October-November this year.
In the first 9 months of 2015, URALCHEM Group enterprises produced 4.4 million tons of products, which exceeds the figures of the comparable period a year earlier by 6.2%. The production of complex fertilizers increased by 31%.
URALCHEM OJSC, a leading manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizers, and Stamicarbon BV, a world leader in the area of development and licensing of urea production technologies, part of Maire Tecnimont Group, have reached an agreement to start the project of urea production modernization at Mineral Fertilizers JSC in Perm.
By the end of 2014, URALCHEM set the historical record for the production of ammonium nitrate and its derivatives, having reaching a total volume of gross output of 2 million 940 thousand tons. Compared with 2013, there was an increase of 5%, which has strengthened the leadership of URALCHEM in the manufacture of these products in Russia.