Kovdor Mining Plant is the second largest producer of apatite concentrate in Russia and the world's only producer of baddeleyite concentrate. At launch in 1962, only iron ore concentrate was produced. In 1975, as part of the plant began operating apatite and baddeleyite concentrator (ABOF), which is by madeby recycling waste iron ore, began to produce apatite concentrate. In 1976, at ABOF mastered the production of baddeleyite. Thus, the plant became the first in the industry to implement the integrated processing of extracted minerals. By the end of 1980 was completed commissioning of installed capacity Kovdor. During this period the plant has reached its maximum in the history of the production volumes. During the economic crisis of the 1990s, Kovdor reduced the level of production of all kinds of products, mostly iron ore concentrate. Since 2001 Kovdor Plant became part of the Mineral and Chemical Company EuroChem. Today phosphorus reserves of raw materials account for more than 500 million tons, and estimated reserves exceed 2 billion tons. The plant's products comply with international standards. Phosphate rock is almost entirely directed to the company EuroChem producing phosphate fertilizers. Traditional consumers of iron ore, 80% of which is consumed in Russia are Severstal, West Siberian Metallurgical Combine. The remaining 20% is exported to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland. 95% of baddeleyite concentrate is exported to Japan, USA, European countries.
Ulitsa Suhacheva, Dom 5
Kovdor; Murmansk Oblast; Postal Code: 184141
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