Our mission consists in exploiting the available natural resources under solid principles of responsibility and sustainability with the higher respect to the natural and social environment, generating wealth in our influence areas and providing our customers the best product with the best service, enabling them to improve their productivity as to provide high quality items to the final customer.
Compania Minera Rio Tirón S.A., founded in 1954, is the Company that starts the Group.
This company produces high quality anhydrous sodium sulphate (Na2 SO4) at Cerezo de Rio Tiron (Burgos, Spain).
Our production capacity, above 700.000mt/yr makes us the biggest European producer. Our export volume (ca. 95% of our sales, to more than 50 countries) rises us to the first place as world exporter of this raw material.
At Cerezo de Rio Tiron we have the world’s biggest glauberite deposit, with reserves beyond 350 million mt
Our logistics department, with a very clear dedication to customer’s service, and run by highly specialized staff, provides adequate solutions to each expedition, granting the quality control both of the service and the product.
The professional staff of our Quality Dept, engaged with customer’s orientation, offer tailor made technical assistance even at the usage point, if necessary.
We hold following certifications:
|Quality ISO 9001||Environment ISO 14001|
|Safety Ohsas 18001||Fami QS animal feed|
Uses and applications:
The main application of anhydrous sodium sulphate is the manufacturing of powder laundry detergents, but is also used in glass production, paper, textile, enzymes, steel industry and others, among which different applications in human food and animal feed or pharmaceutical products, complying with the high quality standards required.
Compañía Minera Río Tirón S.A. es la compañía que da origen al Grupo, y produce sulfato sódico anhidro de gran calidad en Cerezo de Río Tirón (Burgos).