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Construction worker control pouring concrete pump
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Showcasing the real science behind sustainable concrete and construction

The future of construction is sustainable. That future is what Imerys scientists recently exhibited at the Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete event in Lausanne, Switzerland with their white paper on low CO2 binder acceleration technology.

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Sewer image Sewperliner
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How one bacterium can lay waste to an entire wastewater system (and how Sewper® Liner will save it)

Meet Thiobacillus, a common bacteria found in marine and terrestrial habitats that oxidizes sulfur to generate sulfuric acid, in turn dissolving and corroding concrete and steel. Enter Sewper® Liner, Imerys’ most recent innovation designed especially for the protection of concrete elements of new wastewater infrastructure assets.

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SewperCoat 30 years
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The first application of SewperCoat in North America celebrates its 30th anniversary

Calcium aluminate has been used in sewer environments since the 1940s. Initially, the drivers for its use included its resistance to sulfates in soil, rapid return to service and superior abrasion resistance.

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Sugar mills for construction
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Sweet spot: how Imerys-developed concrete is saving sugar mills from corrosion

Fonducrete® – an engineered calcium aluminate cement – is reducing costly maintenance and repair work in sugar mills.

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Woman drinking wine
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Liquid assets: the surprising role of minerals in wine filtration

Filtration is a commonly observed practice by winemakers across the world. For decades, minerals such as diatomite and perlite have played a vital role in the process – removing unwanted substances and leaving wine producers with clear, quality wines.

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Cryogenic perlite
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Cryogenic perlite meets urgent medical oxygen bottles need in Brazil state ravaged by COVID-19

With a desperate lack of healthcare supplies for Covid-19 patients in Brazil’s largest state, Imerys produced and delivered 3.3 tonnes of cryogenic perlite that was essential for safeguarding bottles of medicinal oxygen at the right temperature.

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Man brushing his teeth
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Something to smile about: a 100% natural, mineral-based toothpaste

In the pursuit of healthy white teeth, Imerys has found that toothpaste that combines kaolin and delicately engineered perlite provides highly effective dental care and meets consumers’ preference for natural ingredients.

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Perlite in cosmetic products
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Engineering a natural alternative to plastic beads in cosmetic products

The mineral perlite is an effective replacement for microbeads in scrubs and shower gels – not only for its exfoliating performance, but for reducing plastic pollution in oceans.

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