Speciality Chemicals

With over 100 years of expertise in nitrogen chemistry and nitrate production, Yara works with a range of South African partners in concrete production, H2S prevention and the medical and electronic gas sectors.

Our research centres are constantly innovating and discovering new applications of nitrogen chemicals and nitrates. Our research aims to identify and develop solutions to help you optimize your business and industrial competitiveness. Yara’s nitrates specialities sold in South Africa are:

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Multifunctional concrete admixture

Our multifunctional admixture NitCal® helps construction projects avoid delays and avoid cost overruns. NitCal is a setting accelerator and corrosion inhibitor.

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Ammonium nitrate for electronic gases

Solid ammonium nitrate in its purest form (99.99% pure) and without anti-caking agent. Ammonium Nitrate so pure that it is ideally suited to rigorous specifications for the electronics industry.