Special K: potassium production

14th December 2018


Oliver Heidrich, Brett Cherry, Natalia Yakovleva, David Manning and Alistair Ford look at how the Global South could adopt more local potassium production, rather than relying on the northern hemisphere.

Fertilisers are routinely added to soil to enhance plant growth and increase crop yields. They include three main macronutrients: nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). If any of these macron

Continue reading this with an IEMA membership

Already a Member?
Forgotten registration email or number?
Join now & unlock access to
  • News, analysis & innovation from our sector
  • IEMA webinars, podcasts and publications
  • Training and career opportunities
  • Unprecedented industry networking

Start your IEMA journey today!

Join now

Click here to get help or call +44(0)1522 540069


Transform articles

UK launches 'biggest electricity market reform in a generation'

The UK government has launched the biggest review into the country's electricity market design for decades, which it hopes will radically enhance energy security and cut costs for consumers.

21st July 2022

Read more

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has added urgency to the net-zero transition as countries renew their focus on energy security and the geopolitical landscape changes forever. Chris Seekings reports

21st July 2022

Read more

Hello, and welcome to another edition of Transform magazine.

20th July 2022

Read more

The UK will have to train up to 6,000 new heat pump engineers annually over the next six years if it is to meet its environmental targets, research suggests.

7th July 2022

Read more

Europe can achieve a clean, reliable and expanded power system by 2035 with a similar overall cost to current plans for a smaller and more polluting supply, new modelling has found.

22nd June 2022

Read more

It is becoming very difficult to insure new coal power projects outside of China, with utilities now turning to inexperienced companies for coverage, a new report claims.

9th June 2022

Read more

UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has today confirmed a temporary windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas firms to help with the cost-of-living crisis.

26th May 2022

Read more

Momentum is gathering behind the switch to electric vehicles, but there are concerning disparities in chargepoint coverage. Huw Morris reports

26th May 2022

Read more

Two pioneering energy-saving projects in Sweden hold important lessons for the smart transition, says Oliver Ingwall-King

26th May 2022

Read more

Media enquires

Looking for an expert to speak at an event or comment on an item in the news?

Find an expert