Outotec to Build Sulfuric Acid Plant to Morocco’s OCP

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OCP’s Africa Fertilizer Complex site in Jorf Lasfar, 120 kilometers south of Casablanca.

Rabat – Morocco’s OCP Group has signed an 80 million-contract with the Finnish Outotec company to build a sulfuric acid plant for fertilizer production.

In a statement, Outotec stated that it would take care of the engineering, procurement, and construction of the plant based on advanced technologies.

“The new acid plant will incorporate advanced proprietary technologies such as HEROS heat recovery system as well as a converter, absorption towers and an acid distribution system that are made of the Edmeston SX stainless steel alloy,” read the statement.

The head of Outotec’s metals, energy, and water business, Kalle Harkki, reassured OCP that the plant would be built safely.

“Outotec’s sulfuric acid technology has proven to be one of the leading technologies for decades. We are honored that OCP has selected our design for their new plant. With our leading technologies providing benefits such as safety, high reliability and enhanced heat recovery we are happy to help OCP reach their sustainability targets,” said Kalle Harkki.

Source: moroccoworldnews.com