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Latest news updates from the Zircon Industry Association.
Read our latest blogs on the uses of zircon in our modern world.
Zircon has a unique range of properties that make it ideal for advanced ceramics that ensure jet engines run cleanly and efficiently.
ZIA has published a radiation risk assessment (RRA) tool for use by zircon millers and zirconia producers.
Following a review of over 3,450 peer-reviewed papers published in 2018, the ZIA has identified the most popular areas of research.
The Zircon Industry Association has published additional guidance on the transport of zircon as a NORM.
The conference was attended by over 130 delegates, representing 96 organisations from 29 countries.
ZIA has published an updated edition of the 'Technical handbook on zirconium and zirconium compounds'.
Zircon can assist architects in lowering the environmental footprint of buildings they design.
ZIA has published updated guidance for those working with zircon sand. The leaflet and separate poster highlight how to handle zircon safely in the workplace.
The guidance highlights simple steps that organisations working with zircon sand should take, such as controlling dust within the plant and storing zircon in a ventilated warehouse.
A ZIA Industry Position Paper concludes that Zircon sand is not corrosive to metals when tested in accordance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Interim Guidance for Conducting the Refined MHB (Materials Hazardous only in Bulk) Corrosivity (Cr) Test.
The paper outlines the findings of an independent test carried out by global consulting and advisory firm, DEKRA Insight (UK).
The ZIA has published a comprehensive guide to the procedures and regulations involved in transporting zircon.
The environmental impacts of the cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment (LCA) of zircon sand have been assessed for the first time in a just published study.