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Lithium production
Business news

EMILI: Imerys produces the first laboratory samples of lithium hydroxide

A campaign of laboratory tests has made it possible to produce battery-grade lithium hydroxide using granite from the Beauvoir quarry. These encouraging results confirm Imerys’ technological capabilities and the effectiveness of the processes put in place for the EMILI project.

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New energy recovery plant turns waste gas into electricity at Willebroek, Belgium
Business news

New energy recovery plant turns syngas into electricity at Willebroek, Belgium

With the construction of a new onsite energy recovery plant, Imerys is capturing the feedstock energy contained in syngas, a by-product generated during the carbon black manufacturing. The project – a partnership with energy supplier E.On – will significantly reduce the environmental footprint of carbon black – a key additive  in lithium ion batteries serving the clean energy transition. 

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The Imerys S&T lab team in Brazil
Business news

Three Labs Unite to Launch Science & Technology Center Brazil

The unification of the three previous laboratories aims to increase efficiency and shorten project deadlines by speeding up the interaction between the different functions and applications of minerals in various industries.

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Imerys insulating mineral foams
Business news

Material matters: why insulating mineral foams make for safer, more sustainable constructions

While a building’s structure might make it a house, a building’s insulation will make it a home. And, while a builder might have many insulation options to choose from, only one can claim to be totally safe: mineral foams.

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Quarry of Savins in March 2021 and June 2022
Local news

Land restoration project creates habitats for flora and fauna at closed quarry site in Provins, France

Imerys has rehabilitated its Savins quarry around the town of Provins in France, and located in a prominent farming area. The project has created an area rich in biodiversity. Particularly, the body of water has, among other successes, allowed the colonization of dozens of species of flora and fauna.

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Imerys commits to the next generation of geologists with an agreement to support the Dan Germiquet Fund
Corporate news

Imerys commits to the next generation of geologists with an agreement to support the Dan Germiquet Fund

On December 9, Leah Wilson, Imerys Chief Sustainability Officer and member of its Executive Committee, signed a five-year agreement on behalf of Imerys with the French National School of Geology to support the Dan Germiquet Fund. Imerys is a founding member of the newly created Nancy Geology Foundation, which will host Imerys’ long-term commitment to the Dan Germiquet Fund.

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Sewper Liner Pioneer 2
Product story

Sewper® Liner is now Pioneer-certified: 4 reasons why it’s so sustainable

Sewper® Liner has obtained Imerys’ Pioneer certification, securing its place amongst the Group’s most sustainable solutions. Here are four reasons why.

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Beauvoir PR - 24/10/22
Business news

By launching a project to mine lithium in France, Imerys is playing its part in the energy transition

On October 24, Imerys announced the start of the EMILI project in the presence of government officials, elected representatives and local authorities.

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