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used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant

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In a statementCheshire Fire and Rescue Servicesaid: "On arrival crews found a small leak from a one tonne bag of what is believed to be ammonia nitrate.
Supply of 88 tons ammonia nitrate fertilizers of 33 % concentration for summer plantations.
It will also install three new flares, a cooling tower, an ammonia rail and storage tank, a truck-loading station, a startup boiler, an ammonia nitrate neutralizer and a nitric acid concentration plant.
"It was a small fire and then water got sprayed the ammonia nitrate, and it exploded just like the Oklahoma City bomb," Jason Shelton, a clerk at the Czech Best Western Hotel in West, told The Dallas Morning News.
Ammonia nitrate is delivered from Uzbekistan, for 19-20 soms per kilogram, Kazakhstan, 20-21 soms, and Russia, 22-24 soms per kilogram.
Chemicals found included 500g of potassium permanganate, one litre of glycerol, 1.5kg of aluminium powder and 189g of ammonia nitrate - a highly dangerous explosive substance.
Mr Jenkinson said: "There were also bags of fertiliser which could have made it more dangerous if they had started oxidising because they contain ammonia nitrate."
Summary: Stirol (STIR) reported a 4x m/m increase in monthly ammonia nitrate production to 20,000t in February
NBA members have reported that ammonia nitrate is now being delivered on farm at around pounds 292 a tonne compared with about pounds 200 a year ago, while the price of 20-5-5 compound is about pounds 300 compared with pounds 210 and 20-10-10 costs pounds 320 compared to pounds 230 last December.
Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation, the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, manufactures and sells nitrogen fertilizer products including ammonia, urea ammonia nitrate, urea granule, and urea solution in the corn-belt region of the central United States.
Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, manufactures and sells nitrogen fertilizer products including ammonia, urea ammonia nitrate, urea granule, and urea solution in the corn-belt region of the central United States.About Beach Petroleum Limited:Beach Petroleum (ASX: BPT) is a long established oil and gas Exploration and Production Company.
The more significant of these violations are associated with high levels of fecal coli form, suspended solids, ammonia nitrate, residual chlorine, dissolved oxygen, and pH.
Useful in a variety of a chemical processes, nitrogen fixation is performed naturally by certain bacteria to produce such compounds as ammonia nitrate and nitrogen dioxide.
Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation, the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, manufactures and sells fertilizer products including ammonia, urea ammonia nitrate, urea granule and urea solution to the corn-belt region.
It has had a study done some years ago, looking into phosphate and ammonia nitrate production at Mesaieed, but the recommendation came back to stick with ammonia and urea.