15 May 2007 12:37 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Russian potash producer Uralkali produced 449,900 tonnes of potash in April this year, nearly twice as much as the 232,800 tonnes produced in April 2006, the company said on Tuesday.?xml:namespace>
During the first four months of the year, output has risen 30% over January-April 2006 to 1.64m tonnes.
“Since the beginning of the year, Uralkali has been showing a high rate of production growth and has been increasing its output steadily,” Uralkali president and director-general Vladislav Baumgertner said in a statement.
“The progress has come as a result of management and employees’ common efforts directed to increasing the efficiency of equipment and the improvement of labour management,” he added.
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