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Our renowned Elkem Vikings set their feet upon Japanese soil at this year's UNITECR, experiencing true "omotenashi", the quintessential spirit of Japanese hospitality.


Promoting Sustainable Concrete Tunnels

New industry project to promote sustainable concrete tunnels

Elkem founder member of a new consortium to research and design environmentally friendly concrete tunnels.



ILCCC 2019

ESM: a key sponsor at the 1st International Conference on Innovation and Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete Technology (ILCCC); busy promoting Elkem Microsilica®



AADE 2019 Denver

Elkem Silicon Materials was present at the recent 2019 American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) National Technical Conference and Exhibition in Denver, Colorado.


Microsilica Success Story

Back in 2015, the European Commission was looking for success stories for their Industrial Emission Directive. Now it is official: silica fume (microsilica) has been recognised and published as a success story!


Battery Japan

Elkem participated at the recent Battery Japan conference, the largest exhibition for batteries in Japan.The Elkem divisions of Silicones, Carbon and Silicon Materials successfully presented their joint solution to the battery industry.


AABC 2019

Three Elkem Divisions, Silicon Materials, Carbon and Silicones, teamed together recently at the 2019 AABC (Advanced Automotive Battery Conference) in Strasbourg.  Their goal: to offer customers optimal solutions to deliver their potential.


Temporary adjustment of silicon production at Elkem Salten

In order to balance the global silicon market, Elkem will temporary reduce production of silicon by one furnace at Elkem Salten. The adjustment will be initiated from 7 January.


3rd Annual Ceramics Expo

ESM makes a high performance materials impact in Tokyo


IIBCC 2018

A short while back we were told that the Elkem booth would be quite busy at this year's IIBCC in Cape Town.  It was!


Statue of Unity

The world’s tallest statue constructed with Elkem Microsilica®


HZMB Project

Elkem Microsilica® supplied to the world's longest sea bridge and tunnel


ALU Düsseldorf

A total of 971 exhibitors were represented at this year's World Fair for the Aluminium Industry, held recently in Düsseldorf. Elkem was a presence to be reckoned with among them.


Thames Tideway

Elkem Silicon Materials is heavily involved in London’s impressive Thames Tideway Tunnel project.


Elkem - A Global Player at the AABC

Elkem was a global player at the recent AABC (Advanced Automotive Battery Conference), held in Osaka, Japan from 15th to 18th October 2018.


IIBCC 2018 - Cape Town, Oct. 23-26

We expect the Elkem booth to be busy this year - come and visit us!


ESM Refractory team attends the 61st International Colloquium on Refractories 2018 in Aachen, Germany

ESM Refractory team attends the 61st International Colloquium on Refractories 2018 in Aachen, Germany


On the rise...Merdeka PNB 118

The Merdeka PNB 118, a mega high-rise tower located in Kuala Lumpur, is making its way up in the world and is figuratively "hoisting the Elkem Microsilica flag" along with it.



Microdense at ADIPEC 2018 in Abu Dhabi