Dedicated to those involved in the production, transformation and use of zircon and zircon-based materials

Zircon Industry Association (ZIA) is an independent industry association for the entire zirconium value chain, from zircon sand produced by mining and beneficiation to a wide range of downstream products, including zircon flour, opacifiers, refractory materials, fused zirconias and zirconium chemicals, metal and alloys.

ZIA has as its principal objective, the promotion of the benefits and use of zircon and its derivatives as high quality, value-adding materials for a wide range of applications, through product and market support and development, innovation and regulatory support.

We hope that you will find all the information that you need about zircon and its derivatives. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - a first for the zircon industry

ZIA embarks on a life-cycle assessment scheduled to be completed at the end of 2017.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - a first for the zircon industry

Zircon Handbook

80+ pages of market statistics, current applications/uses and emerging R&D.


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ZIA Members can participate in market development, technical and R&D programmes and get access to our full Knowledge Bank and Zircon Academy.