Potash, salt and fertiliser processing

Extraction, production, storage and filling of fertilisers
Phosphate extraction and processing

Issue 03/2024 Salt business 2024

CIECH maximizes production and establishes strong private brand

CIECH Group, one of the market leaders in the production of salt, soda ash and baking soda in the European Union, presented a positive outlook for 2024. The salt plant, which was commissioned in 2021...

Issue 09/2023

FLSmidth to deliver key beneficiation equipment to a phosphate mine   

Following a long-standing relationship with Ma’aden, FLSmidth has been chosen to supply the key technologies and services for Ma’aden’s phosphate 3 phase 1 mine site in the Northern Province of Saudi...


Saving precious time in Saudi Arabia

The Ma’aden Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Company (MWSPC), based in Saudi Arabia, operates some of the largest and busiest fertilizer plants anywhere in the world. Take, for example, the Umm Wu’al...

Issue 01-02/2023 Secondary source of raw materials

Development of a new process to produce gypsum products from potash mining

The extraction of calcium sulphate products from potash mining can be one possibility to produce gypsum from a secondary source of raw materials in future. Work is currently underway on the...

Issue 04/2022 Process reliability in salt storage

Trouble-free hall loading with Tecdos drive technology from RUD

The Borth rock salt mine and salt works are located in Rheinberg, about 60 km from Düsseldorf. Between 7000 and 8000 tons of salt are mined and processed there every day. The plant is operated by K+S,...

Issue 11/2021 Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke

SENNEBOGEN 613 E with flexibility and safety in the mine

T‌his time the traditional German miners’ greeting “Glückauf” (“Good luck”) is the motto for the 16 t telescopic crane from SENNEBOGEN, because in Europe’s largest rock-salt mine in Heilbronn, the...


RMGroup’s mobile packaging system supports PELOT’s portable ambitions

RMGroup has recently installed one of their innovative mobile packaging systems at PELOT Slovenia, part of the PELOT Group - a main supplier of sea and rock salt in the Republic of Croatia, Slovenia...

Issue 10/2021 Completed

New CIECH salt boiling plant in Stassfurt/Germany

For the CIECH Group, one of the leading producers of salt, soda  and natron in Europe, 2021 is a special year. Despite the problems triggered by the corona pandemic the first half of the year, the...

Issue 05/2021

Process equipment for large phosphate project

F‌LSmidth has been chosen as the technical partner and the supplier of key equipment for the productivity improvement project at a phosphate beneficiation plant in the Middle East. The order is valued...

Issue 04/2021 Fertilizer production

Current and future challenges in fertilizer production

The consumption of fertilizers is booming. On ever smaller areas of cultivated land, more and more crops must be harvested to feed the world’s growing population. Last year, global consumption...