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Iowa Fertilizer Co. earns Exida Safety Award

March 14, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEVER – Earlier today, Iowa Fertilizer Company was named the winner of the Exida Safety Award, recognizing the company’s longstanding commitment to the safety of its operations, employees, and the community at [Read More…]

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IFC donates $50K in goods to Burlington schools

October 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – As part of its ongoing commitment to support schools throughout southeast Iowa, Iowa Fertilizer Company and Orascom E&C USA, Inc. (Subsidiary of OCL) recently provided $50,000 worth of supplies and [Read More…]

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Hwy 61, 180th Street crossover talks continue

May 1, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – Conversations between the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Iowa Fertilizer Company continued Thursday regarding the possible closure of the crossover at Hwy 61 and 180th Street. Jim [Read More…]

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IFC announces more milestones, testing

April 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEVER –  With production starting at the Iowa Fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa, the facility will reach additional milestones over the next week as new start up activities are initiated. As the [Read More…]

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IDOT wants IFC all in on road closure

April 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An official with the Iowa Department of Transportation says closing the Hwy. 61 crossing at the entrance to the Iowa Fertilizer Company is probably the safest thing [Read More…]

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Governor helps IFC celebrate full production

April 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correct information regarding a quote from Joe Steil. Steil said that the Fort Madison Economic Development group. owns land in the Siemens/Pinnacle area and not the Lee [Read More…]

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Branstad, officials attend IFC ribbon cutting

April 19, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WEVER – Iowa’s Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds attended the Iowa Fertilizer Company ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon in Wever alongside IFC CEO N.V. Nassef Sawiris and other state and [Read More…]

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Employee injured at IFC facility Saturday

April 12, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC  EDITOR WEVER – An employee working at the Iowa Fertilizer Plant in Wever was seriously injured early Saturday morning. According to plant spokesman Jesse Harris, the employee suffered serious, but not [Read More…]

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IFC official talks alarms, intersection closure

April 10, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – Several alarms that went off at the Iowa Fertilizer plant during the previous week, including Saturday, were part of the commission process of the facility, according one company [Read More…]

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Deep wind chills cause little problems for IFC site.

December 28, 2016 Chuck Vandenberg 0

          BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – On the heels of the announcement Monday indicating the Iowa Fertilizer Company’s Wever, Iowa facility is 98% complete, the company’s president said Wednesday [Read More…]

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