Ma’aden’s Phosphate Project Begins Production with Help from Fluor Corporation’s Program Management
August 10, 2017 – A joint venture between Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), and The Mosaic Company started production of ammonia, merchant-grade acid, and fertilizer. The $8 billion Ma’aden Wa’ad Al-Shamal Phosphate Company’s (MWSPC) Umm Wu’al Phosphate Project is one of the world’s largest integrated phosphate fertilizer facilities. Fluor Corporation is supplying program management, engineering, operations and readiness, and procurement services for the endeavor. The plant is expected to produce 3 million metric tons per annum of diammonium phosphate and nitrogen, phosphorous, and potash fertilizers.