Our History in Virginia

  1. 1990

    Iluka begins partnership with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia to measure progressive reclamation outcomes

  2. 1997

    Stony Creek mineral separation plant and Old Hickory mine commissioned

  3. 2002

    Concord mine commissioned

  4. 2007

    Interstate Mining Compact Commission National Mine Reclamation Honorable Mention

  5. 2008

    Virginia Transport Construction Alliance Best Reclamation Award Winner

  6. 2009

    Old Hickory mine idled

    United States National Reclamation Award

    Interstate Mining Compact Commission National Mine Reclamation Award Winner

    Brink mine commissioned

  7. 2014

    Concord mine idled (April)

  8. 2015

    Concord mine restarted (June)

    Virginia operations idled (December)

  9. 2016

    Began processing stockpiled minerals (October)

  10. 2017

    Closure Announced

    Initiated Old Hickory Closure Review

    Ongoing closure, land reclamation and monitoring activities