In 2008, phosphate was transported by rail at the OCP phosphate project in Morocco. Interested in utilizing pipeline transportation at the site, the client awarded Ausenco a contract for beneficiation plant, port and pipeline design services.
Our scope included preliminary studies and basic design of the project’s slurry pipeline, which will be the longest phosphate slurry pipeline in the world when complete.
Ausenco also provided preliminary study and basic design services for the downstream facilities (filtration, storage, distribution and drying plant), and basic engineering on one Greenfield beneficiation plant and Brownfield adaptations of two other plants.
The pipeline design scope included:
Four grades of beneficiated phosphate will be transported to the terminal station where up to five commercial grades will be blended for delivery to local chemical plants and for export.
This project demonstrates the ability of our group to collaborate and deliver a unique, comprehensive solution for our client.
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