SASIL S.p.A. operates in Biella Area since 1975 in mining, with mines in Curino and Masserano and plant in Brusnengo. SASIL produces feldspathic and silica sands, washed glassy sands and feldspar for glass and ceramic industry and sanitary ware.
SASIL runs a complete cycle of mining, processing, washing, attrition, grinding, classification, flotation, drying, magnetic separation, leaching, filtration and recovery of the finer fractions.
In recent years it has specialized in the recovery of industrial waste from different backgrounds on glass base, developing innovative treatment processes.
Collaterally it developed some great environmental and energy projects that have already led to significantly reduce CO2 emissions as a result of reductions in energy consumption.
Also, lately it has developed a treatment system of quartz to obtain a pure silica glass used in photovoltaic panels for energy generation with a gain of 20% compared to traditional.
The mines exhausted has recovered to park to be accessible for free. SASIL systematically cooperates with universities for research and development since 1995 and is certified UNI EN ISO 9001 (quality certification).