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Exploring the supply, demand and technical dynamics shaping the global phosphate industry

We are delighted to announce that the 14th CRU Phosphates Conference will be returning as a live, in-person gathering in Tampa, Florida on 7-9 March 2022, as well as live streamed to the virtual platform. As 2021 has been a year when we couldn't gather in large numbers, we expect attendance at the 2022 event to be high - the conference regularly attracts more than 400 delegates. Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with your industry peers and gain access to a large global audience from across the international phosphates supply chain.

This year's extensive dual-streamed agenda will give you the latest market updates and technical innovations. The expanded technical content stream, with a dedicated agenda of technical papers and showcase presentations, is specifically tailored for operators working across mining and plant-based facilities.

The technical agenda offers an ideal opportunity for you to share experience, develop solutions to operational challenges, and learn how new technology, process, materials, and equipment developments can improve efficiency, environmental compliance and productivity.
In addition to the CRU view on the global markets and industry trends, the commercial agenda will have a particular focus on how the industry is responding to changing dynamics of phosphate demand, in terms of new phosphate products and the evolving relationship with consumers

Call for technical papers is now open - find out more

CRU Phosphates 2022 is a must-attend event for commercial and operational professionals in the fertilizer, feed and industrial phosphates industries.

Returning live to Tampa

This strategic location enables us to bring together one of the world’s largest communities of phosphate industry plant operators and engineers. The region has been a hub for phosphates production in the USA for over a century and boasts some of the industry’s most advanced phosphate mining and fertilizer production operations.

Key themes explored in the 2021 agenda include:

Commercial, market and regulatory stream

 CRU’s Phosphate team will share their views on how markets will fare in 2021 and beyond
 Regional and project outlooks: Hear from producers and new projects in major supply and demand regions including Europe, USA and Asia
 China market spotlight: Hear the latest insights on China’s agricultural markets and what this means for nutrient demand
 Feed, industrial and specialty markets: Understand the key drivers shaping these industries
 Exploring the regulatory environment for phosphate producers: Gain an understanding of key regulation developments
  Sustainability in the phosphates value chain: What ESG considerations are being made throughout the supply chain?
 Nutrient market developments: What is changes in the nitrogen, sulphur and potash may also impact fertilizer costs?

Technical and operational developments stream

 Beneficiation: Hear about new applications and approaches
 Phosphoric acid operations: Benefit from case studies highlighting the application of new technology to improve operational reliability and production efficiency
 Process optimisation: Understand how digitalisation and technology developments are being applied to optimise production processes
 Producing high-value products from low-grade rock: Learn about new process developments enabling the production of higher value products from low-grade rock sources
 Environmentally sustainable production: Understand the latest technical developments enabling reduced emissions and increased heat recovery efficiency
 Granulation and finishing developments: Learn about how new coatings and granulation technologies are offering more sustainable and efficient fertilizers
 Academic developments: Updates on the most recent research into phosphates



Supporting Publications
Supporting Organisation
The Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance (SPA)
Ratings Partner
Fitch Ratings
Supporting Publications

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