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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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Diatomaceous earth
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How to use diatomaceous earth: 3 little-known applications

Diatomaceous earth has many practical household applications, but is also used for technical purposes in the chemical, agrifoods, cosmetics and pharmaceutical sectors.

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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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Lightweighting vehicules is a key way to reduce CO2 emissions. Discover how replacing metal parts with mineral-infused plastic parts is a sustainable solution, while maintaining high safety standards.
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Pulling their weight: how minerals contribute to lightweighting vehicles

Cars are getting lighter – reducing CO2 emissions, while maintaining high safety standards, thanks to mineral-infused plastic parts.

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Man fuels the car with biodisel
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Turning waste into a valuable biofuel through innovative mineral-based filtration

For years, virgin oils have been the in-demand ingredient in biofuels to help meet sustainability goals. Improved filtration techniques, thanks to minerals such as diatomite, mean even the most heavily contaminated waste fat can be used to run engines.

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