Incitec Pivot to close Gibson Island facility

FERTILISER producer Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) will stop manufacturing at its Brisbane-based Gibson Island plant at the end of December next year.

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Production of urea and other fertilisers and chemicals will cease at Incitec Pivot's Gibson Island plant at the end of next year. Image Mark Saunders.

IPL said the decision to cease manufacturing was reached after exhaustive efforts were unable to secure an affordable long-term gas supply from Australian gas producers.

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