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Construction Complete On $850M Waggaman Ammonia Plant

Incitec Pivot Ltd. has completed the construction of its $850 million ammonia plant in Waggaman.

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WAGGAMAN, La. (AP) — Incitec Pivot Ltd. has completed the construction of its $850 million ammonia plant in Waggaman.

Company officials said in a news release the plant is at an advanced stage of commissioning and performance testing is now underway.

The plant will create 65 jobs at an average salary of $55,700 and produce 880,000 tons of ammonia per year once it is online.

On Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Incitec Pivot Chairman Paul Brasher dedicated the completion of construction.

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