Elkem Changes Corporate Structure and Top Management
Elkem/NO has appointed Inge Grubben-Strømnes as SVP for Silicon Products, a new division set up to sharpen the commercial focus and further improve operational excellence across the company’s activities within silicon materials and foundry products, thereby increasing economies of scale.
Elkem Refractories Team Launching New App: Materials for Refractories
All you always wanted to know about microsilica and other Elkem/NO products for refractories, but never dared to ask ….. is now available in the new Materials for Refractories app.
Elkem Coronavirus Status
Elkem/NO takes the coronavirus outbreak seriously and is implementing stringent measures to reduce risk as follows:
WRA Presidency: Stefan Borgas Handed over to Carol Jackson
Carol Jackson, Chairman and CEO of HarbisonWalker International (HWI), has been elected as the incoming President of the World Refractory Association (WRA).
Carol Jackson started her two-year term in January 2020, succeeding Stefan Borgas, CEO RHI Magnesita, who has led the organization since January 2018.
8th International Symposium on Refractories – ISR 2020
The 8th International Symposium on Refractories – ISR 2020, co-sponsored by the Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS) and the Chinese Society for Metals (CSM), will be held on 16–18.10.2020 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, co-organized by CCS’s Refractories Branch and Wuhan University of Science and Technology.
MAGNA is one of the world’s leading companies as a vertically integrated producer of magnesium oxide (MgO) based solutions and materials for the steel industry, agriculture and environmental sectors. The company is headquartered in Spain and has 275 employees.
In January 2020, Refratechnik Holding GmbH/DE entered a purchase agreement with SIBELCO Group to take over 100 % of QMAG Ltd.
China remains the largest producer of refractories, and is expected to account for more than two thirds of a global output of 37,3 Mt in 2019.
Continuously from 1850, PCO Z˙arów designs, produces and supplies refractory solutions that enable to burn, melt, mould or heat safely, allowing its clients to keep the heat under control.