Outotec to deliver sulfuric acid plant to Morocco

Outotec has signed a contract with the Moroccan OCP Group for the delivery of a sulfuric acid plant for fertilizer production. The approximately EUR 80M order has been booked into Outotec’s 2019 first quarter order intake.

Outotec’s delivery includes the engineering, procurement, and construction of the plant, which is based on Outotec’s sulfur burning system. The new acid plant will incorporate advanced proprietary technologies such as HEROS heat recovery system as well as a converter, absorption towers and an acid distribution system that are made of the Edmeston SX stainless steel alloy.

With more than 20 acid plants and several mining sites, OCP Group is a global fertilizer producer and leader in the phosphate industry. The acid plant will be built in connection with their existing chemical complexes and support in OCP’s fertilizer production from phosphate rock from their mining processes as a raw material.

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