December 2019

Ignition Automation Project Wins Safety Award

:: Monday, December 16, 2019 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Ignition Automation Project Wins Safety Award
Our team began a project to upgrade the ignition system of our furnace’s forehearth burners. The project was such a first-class example of teamwork that it won Rio Tinto’s 2019 Chief Executive Pioneering Excellence Award for Safety.

Spark Continuous Improvement with the Boron Quality Lab

:: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 :: Posted By Fred Ascherl
Spark Continuous Improvement with the Boron Quality Lab
Manufacturers across industries require suppliers to meet the highest standards for quality control and reliability. The U.S. Borax Quality Lab is part of every step of our production process, ensuring the products you receive perform exactly as you expect.

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 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 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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