LONGi has contracted Ferroglobe of the UK to supply it with high-quality quartz and silicon.

The agreement came into force on January 1, 2024. No other details of the quantity, the duration or the financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

Ferroglobe currently has quartz operations in Alabama, US. In October 2023, it acquired a high-purity quartz mine in South Carolina, US with capacity to produce over 300 kt/year with more than 10 years of reserve life. Production is scheduled to begin in H2/2024.


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