Bulk Transporter  Feb 9  Comment 
Here is this week’s roundup of the latest news and announcements affecting tank storage terminal operations. read more
New York Times  Feb 3  Comment 
Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts called on the Obama administration to force the recall of every Takata airbag using a propellant that contains ammonium nitrate.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 21  Comment 
Sees good volume growth in Technical Ammonium Nitrate and acids segments
Automotive World  Nov 25  Comment 
Ford joins a number of OEMs that have stopped sourcing the potentially volatile inflators The post Ford stops using ammonium nitrate Takata inflators appeared first on Automotive World.
New York Times  Nov 24  Comment 
Ford said it would stop using Takata airbag inflaters with ammonium nitrate as a propellant in any products under development.
Clusterstock  Nov 6  Comment 
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp won't buy air bag inflators made by Takata Corp that use ammonium nitrate as a propellant but will consider buying other types if they are confirmed safe, President Akio Toyoda said on Friday. Toyota, the...
Clusterstock  Nov 5  Comment 
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp on Thursday said it would not use air bag inflators manufactured by Takata Corp containing ammonium nitrate in its new cars after such products were banned by U.S. regulators the previous day. "We will not use...
CANOE.ca  Nov 3  Comment 
The top U.S. safety regulator on Tuesday has imposed a fine that could be as high as $200 million on air-bag supplier Takata Corp and ordered it to quit making inflators that use ammonium nitrate as a propellant.
Agrimoney.com  Oct 29  Comment 
As its venture partner exits Australia, fertiizer group Yara takes on sole ownership of the huge Pilbara ammonia plant
WA Business News  Oct 29  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 23  Comment 
The Centre has given green clearance for the setting up of gas—based ammonia urea plant at FCIL’s Ramagundam Fertiliser complex in Karimnagar, Telangana, with an investment of Rs 5,465 crore.


Ammonia is a chemical whose largest industrial use it to produce fertilizer. Ammonia can itself be used as a simple nitrogen fertilizer, but it is more commonly used to produce other nitrogen fertilizers, such as Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN). Although generally the least expensive source of nitrogen fertilizer available to agricultural customers, ammonia may be less attractive since it requires specialized equipment and has limited application flexibility.

The largest cost component of ammonia production is natural gas.

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