Sinova Global aims to become a leading, vertically integrated North American supplier of high-purity silicon metal by re-opening and expanding production at its large-scale, low-impact and high-purity historic quartz quarry and by constructing a modern silicon metal manufacturing plant.

Key features

  • Permitted quarry in British Columbia, Canada benefitting from existing logistics infrastructure to smelter in Tennessee, USA
  • High-purity silica with low levels of impurities
  • First new silicon metal manufacturing plant in the USA in decades
  • Permitted downstream project with significant government support  in Tennessee, USA
  • Modular expansion optionality and scalability for both the quarry and smelter

End uses 

  • Silicon metal is critical for a diverse range of applications that include photovoltaic cells, power grid infrastructure, semiconductors, integrated circuits, light weight car bodies, silicon battery anodes and electronics

Four men in the quarry at Sinova Global