JESA Technologies wins a new project!

JESA Technologies was awarded a Feasibility Study (FS) for a granulation plant for the Ammaroo Phosphate Project in Australia.

Lakeland, FL - March 23rd, 2022, JESA Technologies announced today that it has won a feasibility study for an MAP/DAP Granulation Plant for the Ammaroo Phosphate Project, in Northern Territory Australia.

The site is in the Western Georgina Basin, approximately 220 km southeast of Tennant Creek, 270 km northeast of Alice Springs, 95 km from the Adelaide to Darwin railway and 1000 km from Darwin. The plant shall be capable of producing 960,000 Mt/y of granulated fertilizers based on 50% MAP product and 50% DAP product.

The entire project intent is to be a fully integrated fertilizer complex including:

  • On site phosphate rock mining.
  • Phosphate rock beneficiation plant.
  • Phosphoric acid plant (PAP).
  • Sulphuric acid plant (SAP).
  • Ammonia plant (AP).
  • Granulation plant (GP).
  • Utilities to include raw water, water treatment plant (demineralization and RO), power plant, auxiliary boilers and air compressors, storage, and rail import/export etc.
  • Ancillaries to include natural gas pipeline, rail line, accommodation village and airfield.
  • Darwin infrastructure to include Port facilities, workshop, offices, and control-room.


David Ivell, General Manager of JESA Technologies, commented “We are very pleased to be working with Verdant Minerals on this Feasibility Study. This will be our second 1 Million t/y MAP/DAP plant in Australia following on from the successful project executed at Phosphate Hill.”

Chris Tziolis, Managing Director of Verdant Minerals commented that we are pleased to welcome JESA to the Ammaroo project. We are looking forward to incorporating JESA’s considerable granulation expertise into this exciting value adding project that could play a significant role in securing Australia’s and the region’s supply of critical ammonium phosphate fertilizers in the future.


About JESA

Created in 2010, and with more than 1978 employees, JESA is a world-class solutions provider. JESA is a joint venture between two world leaders, the OCP Group, a world leader in phosphates and derivatives, and the Australian Worley Group, one of the world's largest providers of technical, professional and construction services.

JESA Technologies, headquartered in Lakeland, Florida USA was created in 2017 and is a part of the JESA Group. JESA Technologies provides phosphate fertilizer technology know-how covering laboratory and pilot plant testing and research and development, phosphate rock beneficiation, phosphoric acid, and granular fertilizers. JESA Technologies provides a complete range of services, covering all phases of projects from initial rock testing, feasibility studies to start-up and performance testing. JESA Technologies provides these services globally with references in all continents of the world.


For more information

Hajar Lazreq
Media Relations, JESA corporate
Tel. : +212 6 60 20 09 94







Dave Ivell
General Manager, JESA Technologies







Dona Ponder
Inside Sales Manager, JESA Technologies