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China seminar outcome

In May the Imerys Refractory Minerals sales team Asia, in partnership with the local distributor Changxing Ceramics & Refractories and Chinese academics of Zhengzhou University and Wuhan University of Science & Technology has organized a technical meeting with 55 attendees coming from 33 different companies. Presentations focused on andalusite and Molochite™ products for advanced refractories. […]

GIFA 2015 – Hall 12 booth 12C

Imerys Refractory Minerals for Foundry Applications is pleased to announce its presence at the upcoming GIFA 2015, 13th international Foundry Trade Fair with Technical Forum, which will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from June 16th to 20th. Our sales teams shall be glad to welcome you on our booth 12C in hall 12 to present […]

2014 Imerys Refractory Minerals’ Safety Challenge

The 2014 winner of the Imerys Refractory “Safety Challenge” is…Imerys Refractory Minerals Glomel team. Every year each of our production sites participate in the Safety Challenge which is built on three pillars: Safety Results, Safety Management Systems and Safety Preventive Actions. This years’ winning team implemented an efficient safety management system thanks to the commitment […]

Jose Martin joins Imerys Refractory Minerals North America as Sales & Marketing Director

Joining Imerys Refractory Minerals North America in November 2014 as Sales & Marketing Director, Jose Martin was formerly the Commercial Director, Refractories Americas, for Almatis. With Almatis and Alcoa Industrial Chemicals, Jose held several regional and global positions in the sales and product management area covering the refractories, ceramics, polishing and specialties markets. His last […]

2014 Imerys Sustainable Development Challenge

15 experts carefully examined the 94 projects submitted by the Groups’ workforce and the winners are…. Imerys Refractory Minerals proudly congratulates its South African teams ranked amongst the winners thanks to their “Local Farmers Support” project focusing on the development of three local agriculture cooperatives. These three projects target to create resource of sustainable income […]

ARGICAL PRO – Clay for crop protection

ARGICAL TM Pro is a calcined material especially designed to protect fruit on farms. Thanks to ARGICAL Pro, flies, worms and aphids cannot find nesting ground to lay eggs in the trees. It took over 4 years of development, testing and obtainment of the AMM license by the French ministry of agriculture to launch the […]


Parkandillick Calciner (Molochite) UK received the 2014 IMA-Europe Industrial Minerals Association Recognition Award for “Safety – Developing Good Practices in Machinery Innovation” September 24th during the IMA annual conference in Brussels. The Industrial Minerals Association acknowledged herewith the commitment of Operations Manager Brian Griggs- Trevarthen and his team to improve best practices on a day […]


The group is stepping up its communication and visibility. Over many years, Imerys has invested in multiple companies, mines and assets to assemble a broad portfolio of products for the refractory market. Traditionally, these companies have maintained their regional identity and benefited from access to the broader Imerys Group to assist with research and development, […]

DURANDAL RX – A superfine andalusite

IRM INNOVATION Durandal TM RX is a superfine andalusite material milled to a particle size close to primary crystallites to increase reactivity within refractory compositions and assist the mineralogical transformation to mullite. Using this material with unique properties like anisotropic dilatometry, the matrix and not only the aggregates of a refractory composition can be enriched in […]

ARGICAL M1000 – Metakaolin for concrete

Metakaolin is used as a key additive to concrete. Imerys launched its commercialization under the brand Argical™ M1000. Metakaolins’ specifications allow replacing a high quantity of cement without altering concrete performance. Imerys delivers Argical M1000 as a white color product. Customers appreciate the product as it may easily be added to concrete formulation and associated to […]