MINSK - OAO Belaruskali on Dec 27, 2017 will choose a general contractor to build second-stage facilities at the Petrikov ore-dressing factory (Gomel Region), according to a message posted on icetrade.by – Belarus’ official web site for procurement tenders.
The construction of the Petrikov ore-dressing factory is divided into three stages. The second stage worth Br3.756 million ($1.88m) includes a compressor station, an oil storage facility, a storage facility for fuel and lubrication materials.
As previously reported, in August 2014 Belaruskali started building a mining and processing plant at Petrikov deposit. The mining plant at Petrikov deposit is expected to be commissioned by January 1, 2022 and operate for over 90 years. The annual production capacity of the plant will be at least 1.5 million tonnes of potassium chloride.
OAO Belaruskali is one of the world’s biggest producers of potassium fertilizers. It accounts for 16% of the world’s potassium export.