All media releases & Case studies


Sibelco acquires Macoglass S.r.l

Antwerp, Belgium; 11 July 2019, industrial specialty minerals group Sibelco confirmed that it has officially acquired Macoglass S.r.l, a gla... >

Removing medicines from wastewater

The pollution of water due to medicine is a growing problem and has become a priority issue amongst legislators and, consequently, for water... >

Sibelco sand provides winning start

Sibelco supplied 3,000 tons of sand and 1,800 tons of root zone to the new £1bn Tottenham Spurs' Stadium in London – the new home of the ... >

Solutions to Maximise Wastewater Filtering

Case Study: Sibelco's range of calibrated sands helps wastewater treatment producers such as Paques to get maximum filtration performance ... >

Supporting Next Generation Education

Now in its third year, Sibelco’s Young Apprentice youth education program, is helping to build a brighter future for young people in Jarin... >

Natural Solution for Forest Health

Sibelco’s innovative new Soilfeed range of material solutions help to naturally restore forest soils to full health, playing a key role in... >

Lifesaving Solutions – ATH flame retardants slow fire burn rate

Our Portaflame™ and Securoc™ range of ATH flame retardants slows down the rate at which fire burns and reduces smoke toxicity, dramatica... >

IWD 2019: Q&A with Maria José Lozano

On March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD), we asked María José Lozano, Safety & Health Officer in Spain to provide her inspirations fo... >

Case Study: Pure Energy

Sibelco’s IOTA® high purity quartz (HPQ) is playing a key role in solar power, the world’s fastest-growing source of new energy ... >

Focus on Innovation

Sibelco’s Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Georg Wießmeier, discusses our approach to innovation and its central role in our visi... >

Sibelco Leading the way in Energy Efficiency

The Dutch Government recognized Sibelco’s Maastricht plant as a leader in energy efficiency  ... >

Sibelco to sell Lime and Limestone assets to Graymont and Grupo Calidra

PRESS RELEASE: Transaction increases Sibelco’s portfolio focus and adds flexibility for future growth opportunities ... >


Case study: A micro solution to solve one of the world’s biggest problems

Continuous population growth and industrialization across the globe demand increasingly effective technologies for treating various wastewat... >

Case study: Pre-treatment solution prior to desalination

With worldwide water consumption doubling every 20 years, the need to increase sustainable supplies from non-traditional sources is pressing... >

Case study: Re-using green energy by-products for improved sustainability

We are constantly refining our search for innovative solutions, both to improve the performance of our materials and to provide solutions th... >

Case study: Promoting value chain sustainability through innovation

Carpet company Tarkett, with the help of Sibelco, now uses a by-product of water softening in the manufacture of backing for its carpet tile... >

Sibelco is supporting sustainable energy

New floating solar park in Flanders will further improve Sibelco’s energy mix. ... >

Delivering the ‘ingredients’ for ceramics innovation

In Northern Italy, our application engineers spend their days pushing the boundaries of material innovation in the field of tile manufacture... >

Sibelco Wins Gender Equality Award

On 5 July 2018, Sibelco won the Gender Equality - Industrial Sector Award at the LC Diversity Awards held in Milan, Italy. ... >

From Graduate Program to Procurement Management: Q&A with Nadezhda Kuzmina

Learn about Nadezhda's thoughts on the Graduate Program and her career progression and achievements at Sibelco. ... >

Sibelco 2018 Graduate Program

We are currently recruiting for our 12-month Graduate Program. Applications are open until 12 June, 2018. ... >

Sustainable Employability – Confined Spaces Project

We're pleased to have completed this important safety project made possible by the European Social Fund of the European Commission. ... >

Women in science & technology: Q&A with Florence Ong

Learn more about Florence’s background, the challenges of her role and her achievements at Sibelco. ... >


Unimin merges with Fairmount Santrol

We're excited to announce the upcoming merger of Unimin Corporation and Fairmount Santrol. ... >

Sibelco Innovation Development Program

Are you a Post Graduate in natural sciences or engineering? Apply to our program today! ... >


Case study: The power of partnership to service customer demand

One of the major benefits of operating a global business is the ability to source the very highest quality minerals for our customers - wher... >

Case study: Investing in the future of our lime business

Acquisition has been one of the cornerstones of Sibelco's growth strategy, and in 2015 we added a number of niche businesses to strengthen o... >

Case study: Taking a confident lead with a customer-centric strategy

Over the past two years, Sibelco Australia has implemented an ambitious rationalisation of its lime business in New South Wales, resulting i... >

Case study: Attracting and retaining the best with the Sibelco Academy

A global approach to how we run our business requires a holistic approach to employee development and, with this in mind, in 2015 the Sibelc... >


Case study: Refining our thinking on waste

Customers of our Kemaman lime plant on the east coast of Malaysia require a particularly fine, Grade A specification of calcium hydrate, a w... >


2015 European Graduate Program

We are now accepting applications to our 2015 European Graduate Program. Apply today! ... >

Unimin Energy Solutions: a new Sibelco global division

Unimin Energy Solutions is a strategic investment that reflects our ongoing commitment to our customers in the oil and gas industry as they ... >

Support to “Zandloperpad” Footpath in Maasmechelen, Belgium

In partnership with local organisations, we are proud to support the construction of a new footpath in the Mechelse Heide National Park in M... >

2014 European Graduate Program

We invite you to apply to our 2014 European Graduate Program. Successful applicants will begin in September. ... >

Sustainable Mining Award

Our UK operations have been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard for the tenth consecutive year. ... >

Back to nature: the Bluegard® olivine solution

In collaboration with the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA), we are researching and developing the use of our Blueguard® series of ol... >