Zircon Industry Association, 24 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4AP, UK
 

Welcome to the

Zircon Industry Association

The Zircon Industry Association (ZIA) is an independent industry association for the entire zirconium value chain, from zircon sand produced by mining and beneficiation to a wide range of downstream products, including zircon flour, opacifiers, refractory materials, fused zirconias and zirconium chemicals, metal and alloys.

Latest News

The Zircon Industry Association has published additional guidance on the transport of zircon as a NORM.

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The conference was attended by over 130 delegates, representing 96 organisations from 29 countries.

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ZIA has published an updated edition of the 'Technical handbook on zirconium and zirconium compounds'.

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Downloads

ZIA Handbook 2019

Zircon Handbook

80+ pages of market statistics, current applications/uses and emerging R&D.

Zircon Transport Guide

Zircon Transport Guide

Comprehensive guide to the procedures and regulations involved in transporting zircon.

Lifecycle Assessment Brochure

Lifecycle Assessment (LCA)

Access the first life cycle assessment on zircon sand production in ceramic tiles.

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Why Zircon is so important

Zircon and its derivatives are used in countless every day products, most notably in the manufacture of ceramic tiles. They also have many other critical and unique uses across the global industrial sector. The role that zircon and its derivatives play in today’s world is far-reaching and because of its unique qualities and environmental credentials, its importance is still growing.

From bathrooms to life enhancing medical implants, learn more about the extraordinary uses of zircon in our modern world.

Blog

Zircon, zirconia and zirconium - what's the difference?

Learn about the different properties associated with zircon, zirconia and zirconium.

From bathrooms to medical implants

What links ceramic tiles, nuclear reactor cores, anti-perspirants and dental implants?

Zirconium’s essential role in nuclear engineering

Uses and development of zirconium alloys in the nuclear power industry.