May 2022

150 Years in the Mine: Life in Boron

:: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
150 Years in the Mine: Life in Boron
During the early days of borate mining miners battled difficult conditions. Their grit and hard work established a solid foundation, enabling U.S. Borax to grow into a world mining leader. This year as we celebrate 150 years of boron mining operations, we reflect on the progress made in mining life.

Multi-beneficial borates for metalworking

:: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Multi-beneficial borates for metalworking
Borates are essential, cost-effective additives that provide multiple benefits when used in metalworking fluid formulations. Learn more about borate additives and important considerations when selecting them for fluids.

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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