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Mar 09, 2020
Agripower takes next step in $663m fertiliser project

Agripower takes next step in $663m fertiliser project

A raft of contracts is set to be awarded by mid-April for Agripower Australia Limited’s $663 million Fertiliser Expansion Project. Agripower director Peter Prentice said many consultants would be coming on board for tasks including environmental work, design, drilling for geotechnical studies, plant site selection, and calculating project requirements in areas including rail construction. “At̷...

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Aug 09, 2019
Charters Towers fertiliser plant starts exporting

Charters Towers fertiliser plant starts exporting

Agripower Australia’s new $52 million fertiliser plant at Charters Towers is up and running as orders roll in from domestic and international customers. Agripower director Peter Prentice said the company was seeing a strong growth in interest in the company’s product, which is based on amorphous silica mined at Greenvale. Two shipments of 300 and… ...

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May 25, 2019
Fertiliser project promises multiple regional benefits

Fertiliser project promises multiple regional benefits

A fertiliser producer’s plans to re-open the Greenvale-Yabulu rail line are ambitious, but could provide great opportunities for the local community, says Charters Towers mayor Liz Schmidt. She was commenting after Agripower Australia’s $663 million Fertiliser Expansion Project was granted prescribed project status by the State Government this week. The cost takes in a proposed… ...

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May 23, 2019
Special project status for $663m fertiliser proposal

Special project status for $663m fertiliser proposal

A $663 million plan for a fertiliser processing facility near Yabulu outside Townsville has received a boost. ...

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Jan 08, 2019
New NQ fertiliser plant gears up for mid-year exports

New NQ fertiliser plant gears up for mid-year exports

Agripower expects the first fertiliser exports in June from its $52 million fertiliser manufacturing plant at Charters Towers. Agripower managing director Peter Prentice said key electrical works would begin next week at the plant, which was near mechanical completion. The six-week task to interconnect the components electrically will be managed by SMEC’s Townsville branch and… ...

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Oct 23, 2018
Agripower forges ahead with new fertiliser plant

Agripower forges ahead with new fertiliser plant

Agripower’s new $52 million fertiliser manufacturing plant is taking shape at Charters Towers, with commissioning planned in the first quarter of 2019. The company plans to go out to tender soon for a contractor to carry out campaign mining at its Greenvale site to provide the amorphous silica ore for processing at the facility. Agripower… ...

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Feb 08, 2017
Fertiliser firm pours $35m into Charters Towers site

Fertiliser firm pours $35m into Charters Towers site

Agripower plans a $35 million plant upgrade this year to shift its Charters Towers fertiliser operation into commercial production. Managing director Peter Prentice said the company hoped to begin construction within two months, with tenders for tasks such as concreting, formwork and steelwork expected to start rolling out from mid-March. The initial project will install… ...

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