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used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant

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However, it was partially offset by higher nitrogen fertiliser sales (+5% QoQ to 627 tonnes), as well as a strong pricing environment across nearly the entire product range - prices for ammonia nitrate (AN), which contributed 27% of Acron's 2Q12 sales, grew 7% QoQ to $331/tonne, while NPK prices (34% of sales) increased 2% QoQ to $459/tonne.
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.
Finally, ammonia nitrate is also a nutrient that stimulates lake eutrophication, causing pervasive algae growth that could significantly impact the lake's wildlife and especially its fish population.
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.
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.
A 30-metre "exclusion zone" was set up as cops warned that the chemical, believed to be ammonia nitrate, could cause skin and eye irritation.
KPI was prompted to build the new unit by growing demand for ammonia nitrate.
6 MJ/kg DM, a crude protein content of 185 g/kg DM and an ammonia nitrate content of 3.
All three denied possessing an explosive device - ammonia nitrate - with intent to endanger life.
Ammonia contained in agricultural fertilizers, plant detritus, and animal manure all can contribute to ammonia nitrate content of groundwater.
An official said: "They contain numbers of incredibly dangerous items including 600 pounds of ammonia nitrate.
The company will loosen the ore with an ammonia nitrate explosive, then place the crushed ore on leaching pads on top of clay covered with synthetic liners.
manufactures and sells nitrogen fertilizer products including ammonia, urea ammonia nitrate and liquid and granular urea in the Mid Corn Belt region of the United States.