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Saudi state mining giant begins trial operations at ammonia plant

Ma’aden says construction work on Waad Al Shamal plant in northern Saudi Arabia completed

Saudi state mining giant begins trial operations at ammonia plant
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Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma'aden) said on Tuesday that construction of an ammonia plant at a subsidiary had been completed and trial operations had started.

Ma'aden Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Company's ammonia plant will have an annual production capacity of 1.1 million tonnes, Ma'aden said in a bourse statement.

The financial impact on the company's earnings will be recognised once the plant begins commercial production, Ma'aden added without elaborating.

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