Petrochemical Projects

Yara International's board signs off for $700m ammonium nitrate plant on Burrup Peninsula

Spanish EPC T├ęcnicas Reunidas will develop on a lump sum turnkey basis Yara International's proposed new $700 million ammonium nitrate plant (TAN) on the Burrup Peninsula.

Bauxite Resources and Yankuang Corporation JV meet to discuss alumina refinery in South West

A new joint venture with plans to develop an alumina refinery in the South West of WA has held its first official meeting.

Burrup Holdings' proposed $700m explosives TAN plant under a cloud following several appeals

The future of Burrup Holdings' proposed $700m explosives technical ammonium nitrate plant appears uncertain after several appeals were lodged against the project.

WA EPA releases report on Burrup Nitrates' $700m technical ammonium nitrate production facility

The WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released its report on Burrup Nitrates' proposed Technical Ammonium Nitrate Production Facility (TANPF).

PER closes 28 Feb for Dampier Nitrogen's ammonium nitrate production facility, Burrup Peninsula

Submissions for Dampier Nitrogen's proposed ammonium nitrate production facility on the Burrup Peninsula will close 28 February.

FEED study estimates capex of $450m for CSBP's proposed ammonium nitrate expansion project

CSBP Limited expects to conclude the 12-month front end engineering and design (FEED) study into the ammonium nitrate expansion project early in 2011.

Approval for Shotts Industrial Park near Collie paves way for $3.5bn coal to urea plant and a char plant

A town planning scheme amendment and structure plan has been approved to create the Shotts Industrial Park, near Collie.

SA Government releases industry participation policy to promote local content in major projects

The South Australian Government has released its revised Industry Participation Policy (IPP), which would require tenderers to review options for local companies to get involved in major projects.

Burrup Nitrates TAN project on track

Burrup Nitrates Pty Ltd, a joint venture between Burrup Holdings Ltd (BHL) of Australia and Yara International ASA of Norway, is conducting a feasibility study into the construction of a circa 350,000tpa Technical Ammonium Nitrate (TAN) plant to be located on the Burrup Peninsula.