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Diatomaceous earth
Product story

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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Imerys’ Fos-sur-Mer plant celebrates its 100th anniversary
Business news

Imerys’ Fos-sur-Mer plant celebrates its 100th anniversary

This year, Imerys is extremely proud to celebrate the centenary of its French Fos-sur-Mer plant, specialized in the production of calcium aluminate based products. On April 30th, employees and their families were invited to take part in various events and festivities organized to commemorate 100 years of site existence.

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Sewer image Sewperliner
Product story

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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Chris Parr received an award at the UNITCER in Chicago
Business news

UNITCER: leading refractories event promotes sustainability, innovation and a rewarding career path

Imerys exhibited and presented at this week’s UNITCER, a key technical conference for the refractory industry. Experts from the Group discussed new products, sustainability and how to support young professionals in the industry.

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Lake in Murat
Corporate news

Rehabilitation of a site in Cantal: a strong comeback of biodiversity

After decades of operation the Foufouilloux Nord site has been in the hands of nature and its biodiversity since 2014.

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Sugar mills for construction
Product story

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
Product story

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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Man fuels the car with biodisel
Product story

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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