About Silica Sand

Silica Sand is a fundamental component used widely in today's world, made up of two main elements: silica and oxygen.


Perpetual's focus is on the global glass and the foundry sand industries which are the two largest and highest growing markets using silica. 

The main use of silica sand remains as an important ingredient in the creation of industrial concrete as it makes up the the bulk of concrete production throughout the world.

The many uses of silica sand also include:

  • ​building products 

  • filtration and water production

  • ceramics

  • paint and coatings

  • chemical production

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