ECO Technologies Ltd. is pleased to announce that its’ subsidiary based in Belo Horizonte (MG) – ECO Minas Dragagens Ltda. – has signed a major production contract with Vale Fertilizantes S.A., a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A.
The contract, for which the kick off meeting and official signing took place in Uberaba (MG) on Monday, June 19th 2017, introduces an innovative concept to dredge and dewater phosphate from one of the sites containment cells. The dewatered phosphate will be utilized in Vale Fertilizantes’ product stream.
The contract will be carried out over the next 36-42 months at Vale Fertilizantes S.A.’s Uberaba operations, in the State of Minas Gerais.
About Vale Fertilizantes S.A.
Vale Fertilizantes, the fertilizer business of Brazilian mining giant Vale, was formed when the miner acquired Fosfertil and the nutrient assets of Bunge in 2010. The company supplies fertilizer raw materials, phosphate, and nitrogen products to local fertilizer manufacturers. Vale Fertilizantes has ten processing plants for the production of phosphate and nitrogen nutrients, located at Catalão, Goiás; Araxá, Patos de Minas and Uberaba, Minas Gerais; Guará, Cajati, and three plants in Cubatão, São Paulo; and Araucaria, Paraná. http://www.valefertilizantes.com
About ECO Technologies Ltd.
ECO Technologies Ltd. is a Canadian-based dredging company, offering turn-key dredging services for the mining / industrial, environmental and marine sectors. ECO Technologies Ltd. services Canadian markets at large, whereas its’ subsidiary, ECO Minas Dragagens Ltda., is focused on servicing the mining industry in Brazil. http://www.ecotec.ca