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Elkem Silicon Products Rana

The plant is based in Rana, in an industrial park connected to other companies.

Elkem Rana was established in 1989.

Special products, including granulated and refined qualities, make up the bulk of the production. In 2018, the plant in Mo i Rana will produce speciality ferrosilicon grades for the Foundry Products division. For example, high purity ferrosilicon qualities.

Elkem Rana products

Ferrosilicon (FeSi) is an alloy of iron and silicon that is principally used in steelmaking for deoxidation and as an alloying component.

Silica fume, also known as condensed silica fume or microsilica, is a spherical sub-micron amorphous silicon dioxide used in many applications.

Elkem Rana certificates

Management System Certificate
Validity date: 14 October 2025

Management System Certificate
Validity date: 14 October 2025

Certificate of constancy of performance 

The Elkem Rana plant is based on renewable hydropower. Excess heat from the plant is used to produce district heating for the town of Mo i Rana. In 2023, the world's first carbon capture pilot for smelters was inaugurated at the plant.


  • 2 FeSi furnaces
  • 130 employees
  • Production of 9 grades of speciality and standard ferrosilicon
  • Annual capacity of 90.000 mt of FeSi and 23.000 mt of Elkem Microsilica®

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