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ZIA staff regularly present at conferences around the world on issues relating to zircon and its value chain. Here are some of the key presentations that contain valuable information about zircon and its applications. If there is a particular presentation that doesn’t appear here, please contact us.

Naturally-occurring radioactive materials and the regulatory challenges to the zircon industry

Presented by ZIA Executive Director, Dr Keven Harlow, to SAIMM Heavy Minerals Conference
August 2016

Zircon and Zirconia: Value-adding materials for the global investment casting industry
Speaker notes are also available

ZIA presentation at 14th World Conference on Investment Casting.
April 2016

Supply and application of zircon in the metal casting industry

Presentation by ZIA's Executive director at Foundry Minerals & Markets Forum
June 2015

Industry Guidance

We aim to support our members by providing guidance on best practice in the industry. We also represent and support the zirconium value chain by educating and informing governments, industry bodies and other key stakeholders on the uses and benefits of zircon and its derivatives – including in the context of emerging regulatory challenges and industry-wide technical issues.