Wallaceburg, ON

UPDATED: 10/03/2017 — see Change Log

OWNER: None, yet
PROJECT: Greenfield urea plant

COST (reported): $1.2 billion
JOB CREATION (reported): 350 permanent, 1,200 construction
START-UP DATE (reported): None given

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Units: stpd, stpy, mtpd, mtpy = short/metric tons per day/year.
[1] United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Yearbook, Nitrogen gives capacity in metric tons per year, calculated as “engineering design capacity adjusted for 340 days per year of effective production capability,” rounded to three significant digits. Source: most recent year, Table 4: Domestic Producers of Ammonia, http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/nitrogen/.
[2] No capacity data announced yet.
[3] [Membership required]. No air permit yet.
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ADDRESS: Near Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada

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  • 11/26/2013: Chatham-Kent Council memo: Planning process to introduce Nitrogen-Based Fertilizer production and related uses into the Chatham-Kent Official Plan and Zoning By-Law [PDF]

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