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Fire at Nutrien sparks fertiliser concerns

A FIRE at one of Western Australia’s bulk fertilisers sites has sparked concerns among growers about how the incident may impact supply and prices heading into the upcoming season.

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 It is not yet known what impact a fire at Nutrien's granular fertiliser facility in Kwinana will have on its WA customers. Picture Ben White.

It is not yet known what impact a fire at Nutrien's granular fertiliser facility in Kwinana will have on its WA customers. Picture Ben White.

Nutrien Ag Solutions' Kwinana bulk jetty site, which holds granular fertiliser products, was impacted by the fire last Friday. However, the extent of the damage and potential impact on supply is not yet...

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