Entries by Gabriele Eibner

Community project restores dignity to girls

Since several  years, Imerys Refractory Minerals implements education programs, supports agricultural cooperatives and modernizes infrastructures to improve life standards of its employee’s communities. Late 2015 Imerys South Africa started partnership with The Peace Agency  to fund  locally produced Subz Pads packs of washable sanitary pads and underwear to fight against absenteeism and drop-outs of girls […]

New Face Coat Material for Investment Casting Molds

Imerys Refractory Minerals for foundry applications in collaboration with CARRD, Imerys R&D center for refractories & abrasives, developed a new solution for face coat material. The Treibacher Alodur WRG IC ESR , a synthetic material  based on fused alumina, is the ideal alternative to zircon for face coat applications. Our solution was introduced during WCIC, […]

1st Imerys Refractory Minerals Safety Day

At Imerys Refractory Minerals just as throughout the Imerys group, safety is our number one priority. Imerys develops a proactive safety and health culture by implementing the three pillars of the Imerys Safety System: compliance, continuous improvement and communication. It is structured along the following lines: clearly defined audit protocols, regular audits, a global training […]

Randalusite™ Premium: purest andalusite grade ever

Imerys Refractory Minerals launched a new product called Randalusite™ Premium, which is the highest quality andalusite available on the market. Indeed,  Randalusite™ Premium is the purest product in terms of chemical and  mineral composition.  It allows refractory producers to use andalusite applications where high creep resistance are mandatory. A study comparing the perfor­mance of different […]

59th Colloquium on Refractories 2016

Our team is looking forward to meeting you during 59th Colloquium on Refractories taking place 28th to 29th September in Aachen, Germany. We kindly invite you to “Konferenzsaal 9” on 1st floor of Eurogress to meet our team and discover our product portfolio of high performance refractory materials. Save the date: Wednesday, September 28th at […]

We share knowledge !

July 5th, Cyrille Deteuf,  Imerys’ Metakaolin specialist provided a review on  Metakaolin  for Geopolymer at the occasion of the 2016 GeopolymerCamp. The Geopolymer Institute based in French Picardie organizes the annual GeopolymerCamp since 2009. This event is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire to share and learn in an open environment. The camp is […]

2016 Partners in Progress Award

  Imerys Refractory Minerals North America was awarded the 2016 Partners in Progress Award by the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and the Sumter County Payroll Development Authority. The Partners in Progress Award considers a company’s commitment to partnering with and growing Sumter County. Through corporate practices that encourage employees to participate in civic clubs […]

Innovation is worthwhile!

Approximately 500 people attended the 14th World Conference for Investment Casting which ended in Paris April 19th.  Imerys Refractory Minerals for Foundry Application took this opportunity to present its new organization and 4 new products. GreenShell+ is a combination of ceramic materials preventing the formation of crystalline silica throughout the casting process, reducing significantly the […]