Meeting or exceeding the most stringent technical and environmental specifications, our specialty mining reagents help customers in the mining industry improve their productivity and reduce operating costs while meeting complex metallurgical challenges. Solvay is the leading solutions provider and partner to the mining industry. We leverage more than 100 years of industry knowledge, applications expertise and on-site technical support to optimize mining operations worldwide  in mineral processing, mineral refining and solvent extraction. 

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Mineral processing

Solvay’s reagent portfolio includes offerings designed for the recovery of precious and base metals. We also offer products for various industrial minerals.

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Mineral refining

Solvay offers a complete line of products for every stage of the Bayer process.

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Solvent extraction

Solvay offers a broad range of solvent extractants for purification and concentration of copper, nickel/cobalt, molybdenum, rare earths and various other metals.

Our products are used to recover many metals and minerals, especially copper, alumina, gold, silver, uranium, nickel/cobalt, phosphate and polymetallic ores.