US Borax featured in episode of Jay Leno’s Garage

Legendary comedian Jay Leno takes the wheel of a 240-ton haul truck at US Borax’s mining operation in the January 25 episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” (Thursdays on CNBC). In the episode, Leno interviews Mine Manager Brett Horton about truck maintenance and performance, then takes a haul truck on a dump run with Ross Johnson, a 40-year US Borax operator.

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Supporting Sustainable Farming in Indonesia

Joining an ongoing partnership between the “Cocoa Care” program and the IPNI SEAP, Rio Tinto supports sustainable development of smallholder cocoa farming in Indonesia and promotes Good Agriculture Practices and the responsible use of fertilizer nutrients, including the micronutrient boron. This partnership aims to help struggling farmers by involving them in on-farm research about cocoa tree nutrition and sustainable soil management.

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BVCF Accepting Applications for 2018 Grant Awards

The Borax Visitor Center Foundation is now accepting applications for our 2018 grant awards. Thousands of dollars in grants are available for governmental entities (e.g., schools) and non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) organizations operating and serving Boron, Desert Lake, North Edwards, Aerial Acres, or Kramer Junction, California. Review the eligibility guidelines and apply today; applications are open until 11:59 p.m. Pacific March 30, 2018

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