Foskor is a South African igneous phosphate rock producer. Foskor operates a phosphate rock mine in Phalaborwa, Limpopo Province and Foskor has sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid and granular phosphate fertilisers plants that are operated in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal Province. Foskor supplies phosphate products to Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, South Africa and the SADC. South African Development Community (SADC).
Foskor is capable of producing over 2.4 million tons of phosphate rock per annum. The company’s proven phosphate reserves are estimated at over 70 years. The phosphate rock grade produced by Foskor is typically 36.50% P2O5. Foskor’s phosphate product offering is among the purest in the industry. The heavy metals are very low. In particular, cadmium is less than 1 ppm, almost untraceable.
From its mine, Palfos B is railed to Richards Bay for mainly its own phosphoric acid production as well as export of phosphate rock to export markets. Foskor also rails phosphate rock to Maputo Port for export purposes.