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Shchekinoazot plans to complete construction of nitric acid plant by the end of the year


Shchekinoazot plans to complete construction of nitric acid plant by the end of the year

Shchekinoazot plans to complete construction of a nitric acid and ammonium nitrate plant by the end of this year, according to the company - Rupec

The production capacity of the new facility will amount to 270 thousand tons of nitric acid and 340 thousand tons of ammonium nitrate per year.

Currently, equipment installation works have been completed by 96%. The pipelines are ready by 94%, with hydrotesting currently taking place.

"By the end of the year, the general contractor, GSE Volgograd firm NZM, plans to complete the entire installation process", - said in a press release.

It is expected that in November, the closure of the heating circuits of the nitric acid and saltpeter divisions will be completed, and heat will begin to be supplied.

The facility is set to become part of the the first stage in the implementation of the strategy of entering the world market of mineral fertilizers and products in demand on the agricultural market. The second stage will encompass the production facility of ammonia and urea, the construction of which is currently also underway at the Shchekinoazot industrial site.

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