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CF Industries Brings Second Ammonia Plant Back Into Production At Medicine Hat, Alberta Nitrogen Complex
Monday March 17, 4:18 pm ET

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CF Industries Holdings, Inc. today reported that it had completed repairs and resumed full production at the No. 1 Ammonia Plant at its joint venture Medicine Hat Nitrogen Complex in Alberta.

The plant, one of two at the complex, had been down since late in February, when damage to internal components was discovered following a brief maintenance outage. The No. 2 Ammonia Plant there was not affected and has continued operations.

Repairs were completed last week and start-up procedures began on Thursday, March 13. The ammonia plant began production on Friday, March 14 and ramped up to capacity operations over the weekend.

CF Industries has a 66 percent economic interest in the Medicine Hat complex and receives approximately 66 percent of the complex's output.

About CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries, Inc. is a major producer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. CF Industries operates world-scale nitrogen fertilizer plants in Donaldsonville, Louisiana and Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the midwestern United States. The company also owns a 50 percent interest in KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland.

Source: CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

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