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Russia: Putin launches first ammonia-producing unit since end of USSR01:27

Russia: Putin launches first ammonia-producing unit since end of USSR

Russian Federation, Veliky Novgorod
July 29, 2016 at 15:18 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the launching ceremony of the new Ammonia-4 workshop at the Acron plant in the Novgorod Region, Friday. The facility is thought to be the first ammonia-producing unit to have been constructed in Russia since the end of the USSR.

The president was shown around the plant and its working processes before being taken to the ammonia production area. Then, together with some of the management, the Russian president pressed a huge start button to officially launch operations at the new workshop. Putin is also expected to meet with economic advisors and business people to discuss how to develop production and consumption of rare earth metals.

Acron is one of the largest producers of mineral fertilizers in Russia.

Russia: Putin launches first ammonia-producing unit since end of USSR01:27
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Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the launching ceremony of the new Ammonia-4 workshop at the Acron plant in the Novgorod Region, Friday. The facility is thought to be the first ammonia-producing unit to have been constructed in Russia since the end of the USSR.

The president was shown around the plant and its working processes before being taken to the ammonia production area. Then, together with some of the management, the Russian president pressed a huge start button to officially launch operations at the new workshop. Putin is also expected to meet with economic advisors and business people to discuss how to develop production and consumption of rare earth metals.

Acron is one of the largest producers of mineral fertilizers in Russia.

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