List of Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Arkema-ArrMaz

Arkema-ArrMaz

Arkema-ArrMaz is a world leader in the production of specialty chemicals for the phosphate, crop nutrition and mining industries worldwide. For more than 50 years, we’ve worked with phosphate producers to optimize operations from Mine to Market. Our complete end-to-end solutions include collectors for phosphate ore beneficiation; defoamers, filtration and clarification aids for phosphoric acid production; and dust control and anti-caking coatings for fertilizers. As a trusted partner to the phosphate industry with operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, we treat millions of tons of phosphate for some of the world’s largest producers each year.

Begg Cousland

Begg Cousland

Begg Cousland Envirotec specialise in Mist Elimination equipment for Sulphuric Acid & Fertiliser Plants. Demisters and Candle Filters remove acid mist, fumes or contaminants from process gas, and control stack emissions. Our innovative filter designs optimise performance and maintenance requirements. Our gas scrubbers include rotating brush technology and Cross-Flow BlueFil meshes.

GEA Group

GEA Group

GEA is one of the largest supplier for process technology and components for sophisticated production processes. We offer a wide range of plant technologies, including evaporators, crystallizers, centrifugal separators, spray dryers and fluid beds for agglomeration/granulation as well as emission control systems, tailored to fit the requirements of the fertilizer and phosphates applications.

Industeel

Industeel

Industeel is specialized in the production of hot rolled as well as forged steel plates, ingots and formed pieces, with the largest dimension range worldwide. Producing carbon, low alloy, stainless steels and nickel based alloys, Industeel offers a complete range of high quality steel grades designed to meet the most severe customer specifications. Industeel regroups 6 production facilities rich with a long tradition of metallurgical know-how and different product specialties.

Our stainless steel business is supported by our integrated R&D centre in Le Creusot, working on continuous product development as well as providing technical assistance to our customers. With sales offices all around the world, Industeel is constantly looking to provide better service to our customers and their projects, be it through providing added value through plate prefabrication at our facility in Dunkirk, France, building up mill stocks to help our distribution partners or by participating to project prototyping through our R&D centre.

JESA

JESA

JESA is a world leader in providing phosphate technology solutions. We license Beneficiation, Phosphoric Acid and Granular Fertilizer Technology as well as offer project delivery services to design, engineer and construct these plants. JESA is a unique technology and services provider offering end-to-end capabilities from phosphate rock to fertilizers. Our offices in Morocco and Florida, United States, have capitalized a strong experience accompanying the largest phosphate producers, from business cases and process development, bankable feasibility studies, project execution to final start-up and asset management services. Our multiple subject matter experts with a breadth of experience in operations, design and project delivery have been continuously involved in designing and delivering safe, robust and reliable plants in the fertilizer market.

Kimre

Kimre

Kimre™ high-performance, interlaced mesh structure has provided revolutionary air pollution control and fluid separation products since 1973. Kimre™ technology is proven to economically meet the toughest applications at any gas flow rate, for horizontal or vertical flow. Proven applications in phosphate fertilizer plants include:
• PHOSPHORIC ACID PRODUCTION
• AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE AND NPK PRODUCTION
• ANIMAL FEED INGREDIENTS PRODUCTION
• SUPER PHOSPHATE PRODUCTION • SULPHURIC ACID PRODUCTION
• ROCK PRODUCTION
Kimre™ Technology includes:
• B-GON® Mist/Fume Eliminators
• KIMRE™ CANDLE Fiber-Bed Coalescing Filters
• KON-TANE® Scrubber Tower Packing
• SXF™ Semi-Cross-Flow Contactors
• AEROSEP® Multi-Stage Aerosol Separation
• KIMRE™ Technology; Scrubber/Mass Transfer Equipment
• DRIFTOR® Drift Eliminators
• LIQUI-NOMIX® Liquid/Liquid Separation

PegasusTSI Inc

PegasusTSI Inc

PegasusTSI, Inc. (PegasusTSI) is a privately owned company providing engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services worldwide.

Over the last 40 years the PegasusTSI team has provided EPCm services for more than 75 large-scale fertilizer projects around the world as well as numerous small- medium sized project engagements. This experience has been acquired through our legacy companies as well as through project assignments ranging from some of the largest fertilizer companies in the world seeking best-in-class project delivery, to new start-up companies in remote regions seeking innovative phosphate solutions.

Nalco Water An Ecolab Company

Nalco Water An Ecolab Company

Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, offers mining and mineral processing solutions that combine over 50 years of experience in chemistry, automation, and control technology. Nalco Water leverages a global network of mining and mineral processing expertise, research and development laboratories, and world-class training programs to deliver unparalleled service to our customers.

With the following solutions tailored to your phosphoric acid process, Nalco Water can help you increase throughput, maximize recovery, optimize water usage, and improve operational efficiency:

• Scale inhibition chemistry and digital solutions for evaporators and process equipment
• Attack tank, granulation and evaporator antifoams
• Gypsum filtration aids
• Clarification aids
• Flotation promoters
• Water management and digital insight solutions

To learn more about how Nalco Water takes on the toughest mining challenges, visit us on our website at ecolab.com/nalcowater.

Metso Outotec

Metso Outotec

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing, metals refining and recycling industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.

With over 650 sulfuric acid plant installations worldwide, Metso Outotec is the leader in sulfuric acid plant design and delivery. For maximum sulfur-conversion efficiency, we offer a total concept for the sulfuric acid plant, incorporating waste-water treatment, dust, slag, heavy metals and scrubbing acid equipment.

The Outotec Edmeston Product Center specializes in the design and supply of strong acid equipment, mainly manufactured from the proprietary alloy Edmeston SX®. Edmeston SX® stainless steel was introduced to the market in 1984 and is characterized by an excellent corrosion resistance over a wide concentration range of sulfuric acid at high temperatures.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its illustrative combined sales for 2020 were EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec.

Sulzer

Sulzer

Sulzer, with 180 years of experience in developing pumping, agitation and mixing solutions for production processes involving corrosive and abrasive media, adds value to the customers’ processes through best-in-class products and services. Our Sense wireless condition monitoring solution supports our commitment to digitalization.

Sulzer offers a complete range of slurry and process pumps, heavy-duty agitators, mixers and compressors tailor-made for the phosphates industry, covering applications from phosphate rock to finished phosphates. Advanced design and materials, a wide range of shaft seals and sealing systems, and the overall operating efficiency ensure a reliable process and a maintenance-free operation.

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

thyssenkrupp is a leading partner for the engineering, procurement, construction and service of industrial plants.

thyssenkrupp offers the process chain from mining, beneficiation, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid to DAP/MAP/NPK fertilizers including equipment solutions for bulk material handling as crushing, grinding, conveying and ship loading.

thyssenkrupp 360° service offering supports entire operational phase of life cycle from parts to comprehensive outsourcing solutions (O&M).

Weir Minerals

Weir Minerals

Weir Minerals provides highly engineered mission-critical solutions for mining, energy and infrastructure customers around the world. Our world renowned brands include; Warman® pumps, Lewis® pumps and valves, Linatex® rubber, Cavex® hydrocyclones, Enduron® HPGRs, and many more.

Our engineers work closely with customers to understand their operational challenges and help improve productivity and lower total operating costs.

Silver Sponsors

Hatch

Hatch

Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. We embrace your visions as our own and partner with you to develop better ideas that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. Our global network of 9,000 professionals work on the world’s toughest challenges. Our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.

We are employee-owned and independent—free to bring our best thinking to your business. Our exceptional, diverse teams combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects.

We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy. We want their businesses, ecosystems, and communities to thrive, both now and into the future.

Our people are passionate about our corporate purpose and values. We believe in long-term relationships with our partners, and are committed to our clients’ lasting success. We are “entrepreneurs with a technical soul.”

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Kao Chemicals Europe

Kao Chemicals Europe

Kao Chemicals Europe S.L. cooperates with Fertilizer & Mineral Flotation Industries since more than 45 years ago, supplying additives as Anticaking and Dust Controlling Agents for different fertilizers: MAP, DAP, TSP, NPK blends, AN, CAN, Urea, AS, etc. as well as External and Internal Agents for LDAN, Corrosion Inhibitors for liquid fertilizers and Flotation Collectors.

Brand Names: SK FERT®, URESOFT®, DANOX® FL, COLMIN®

Microtrac Retsch GmbH

Microtrac Retsch GmbH

In January 2020 the companies RETSCH Technology, Microtrac and MicrotracBEL merged to become Microtrac MRB. This new global player offers the broadest product portfolio for particle characterization worldwide from one single source including systems for particle size & shape analysis as well as for specific surface and pore size distribution measurements. For online process control of fertilizers, Microtrac offers the CAMSIZER Online System, based on a customized solution developed by Yara.

Real Time Instruments (RTI)

Real Time Instruments (RTI)

Real Time Instruments is an Australian company that specialises in on-line elemental and moisture analysis of bulk materials. The results from our AllScan analysers can be used in the phosphate industry at the mine to monitor and then manage P2O5 levels and at the beneficiation plant to control acidification processes. Whist our headquarters are in Australia we have business partners on all continents providing on-the-ground sales and technical support. RTI’s on-line analysers incorporate sophisticated technology that accurately measures the quality of a bulk material as the product is transported on a conveyor belt. We also measure product conveyed by other means; for example, in a hopper, a screw-feeder, a chute, and in a pipe.

Solex Thermal Science

Solex Thermal Science

Solex supplies a fully integrated system - the fertilizer indirect cooler and ancillary equipment. Solex has over 800 fertilizer reference plans in all types of fertilizer, including phosphate-based: NPK (various grades), MAP, DAP and NP as well as urea, AN, and other specialty fertilizers.

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