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Going green: ACerS member pioneers sustainable approach for high-purity silica production

By April Gocha / January 14, 2016

University of Michigan researcher and ACerS member Richard Laine is pioneering a new approach to reduce, reuse, and recycle—his technique for production of high-purity silica reduces energy consumption while simultaneously utilizing agricultural waste.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By Jim Destefani / July 23, 2013

Iluka Resources Ltd. expects to produce more zircon this year than previously forecast, as global demand for the mineral used for making ceramics increases. The Australian mining company lifted its full-year output forecast to 280,000 metric tons, up from a prior estimate of 220,000 tons at the start of the year. Iluka said demand for…

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