· The Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Jordan for mining and beneficiation of Rock Phosphate and Muriate of Phosphate (MOP). It also approved setting up production facility in Jordan for Phosphoric Acid/NPK/DAP Fertilizers with long term agreement for offtake to India.
Mining and processing of phosphate resources present unique challenges. Phosphatecontaining rock, or phosphorite, is typically obtained through opencast mining, and then processed through crushing and beneficiation to final endproducts. Fluor has recent experience in the development of stateoftheart phosphate production facilities.