Mitsubishi to build sulfuric acid plant
3/28/2008
AMMAN, Jordan -- Mitsubishi and Jordan Phosphate Mines (JPMC) have inked a memorandum of understanding to develop a phosphoric acid plant with a capacity of 1,000 tons per day and a 3,000 tons per day sulfuric acid unit, following completion of a feasibility study.
The jv facilities will be built close to the Eshydia phosphate rock mines of JPMC at the southern part of Jordan. Separately, JPMC has agreed to jointly construct with Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd. a 1,500 ton per day P205 phosphoric acid unit and a 4,500 tons per day sulfuric acid plant near the same site. Both jv phosphoric acid units will be fed with phosphate rock from the Eshydia mine.