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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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Minerals play a key role in the production of coated abrasives
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The daily grind: how minerals play a key role in the production of coated abrasives

Synthetic abrasive grains such as fused aluminum oxide are at the heart of coated abrasives.

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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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Imerys facility in Brás Cubas unit
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Imerys facility in Brazil recognized for ethical and responsible practices

Certification reinforces the quality of production for the food industry in Brazil.

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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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Over 2,400 community members attendees during the pandemic in Brazil

Projects and social actions were readapted at Casa Imerys and at the Hub Capim mines in Brazil, to maintain knowledge sharing with our neighboring communities.

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Two women working with wood
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Recycling projects offer training opportunities for communities in Brazil

Materials that were previously discarded after use became raw material in the hands of community residents close to our operations in Barcarena.

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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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