News AND Events

CBA Extention with ILWU Local 30 Sets Foundation for an Even Stronger Business in Years Ahead

:: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The collective bargaining agreement extension ratified on December 15, 2015 by International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 30 represented employees provides a good foundation for Rio Tinto Borates (RTB) to create an even stronger business in the years ahead.

Improved Corn Yields with Granubor

:: Saturday, December 12, 2015
Improved Corn Yields with Granubor
Boron is an essential nutrient for plant growth and development. It is a critical building block for cell growth, aiding in the transfer of sugars and nutrients from roots to leaves and reproductive organs, increases pollen tube elongation, and fruit and seed development.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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