Yara Belle Plaine is located in the heart of the Canadian prairies near Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan. The facility is ideally situated in close proximity to its core markets in western Canada and the northern United States.
The site has the following production units: One ammonia plant, one nitric acid plant and one urea granulation plant. Yara Belle Plaine has the largest single line granulation plant in North America.
Yara Belle Plaine produces an average of 3,000 tons of urea, 700 tons of UAN and 1,900 tons of ammonia per day. The majority of the ammonia produced is used in the production of UAN and granular urea, however some product is sold for agricultural purposes during peak ammonia seasons.
Yara Belle Plaine is currently undergoing an expansion of its urea and ammonia production plants. The expansion will increase urea production by 400 tons and ammonia production by 200 tons per day. The expansion was to be completed during a plant shutdown in August 2009.
Yara Belle Plaine is committed to providing the lowest unit costs in the industry. Yara Belle Plaine has always used leading edge technology to ensure that its operation is streamlined, efficient and cost-effective.
In order to achieve the lowest unit costs in the industry, Yara Belle Plaine strives to achieve maximum production levels and obtain low-cost raw materials, while maintaining its commitment to manufacturing the highest quality nitrogen fertilizer products.
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