Simcoa is committed to the 3R principle of waste management. From a business and environmental perspective, it makes perfect sense.
Preservation of our environment is a key issue which no-one can afford to ignore. At Simcoa we endeavour to do whatever we can to reduce the impact our company has on our surroundings. State of the art technologies and processes are applied to keep our imprint on the environment to the barest minimum.
GAS EMISSION STRATEGY
Simcoa is committed to continually reducing its green house gas emissions.
Simcoa is one of the world’s most efficient silicon producers. Its low emission intensity is the result of excellent energy efficiency and its extensive use of renewable, biomass-sourced carbon reductants.
Simcoa carefully selects only high quality, low contaminant feedstocks to minimise its impacts on air quality. In addition, two large filter baghouses treat all furnace offgases, removing airborne particulates generated by the smelter.
Simcoa also actively controls dust generation at the plant and monitors its performance in this area through dust monitoring and auditing.
Simcoa is committed to managing water resources in a careful and responsible manner. With excellent monitoring practices and technologies, it endeavours to prevent or minimise any significant environmental impact its operations has on groundwater and surrounding wetlands.
Simcoa is mindful of minimising the impact of noise on the surrounding community. It achieves this through continuous monitoring of site noise output, and active noise mitigation strategies when noise reaches levels that may impact the neighbouring community.
Simcoa is committed to reducing waste generation through the use of waste products as feedstock, and also recycling the majority of the by products that its operations generate.
Simcoa adopts the 3R waste management philosophy of Reduce, Reuse, Recyle and been highly successful in developing commerical and industrial markets for its co products.