Another fert blow with IPL's Brisbane plant to close

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
November 15 2021 - 1:30am
Incitec Pivot has announced it will close its Gibson Island fertiliser manufacturing plant in Queensland due to high gas prices.

AUSTRALIAN farmers will have one less local option for fertiliser after Incitec Pivot announced it would close its Gibson Island manufacturing plant in Brisbane due to a lack of a viable gas supply.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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