November 2022

New Literature Review Highlights Benefits of Boron in Lithium Batteries

:: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
New Literature Review Highlights Benefits of Boron in Lithium Batteries
Learn more about a recently published peer-reviewed paper from a U.S. Borax researcher on the benefits of using boron compounds in lithium batteries.

Pozzolans from Mine Waste to Decarbonize Concrete

:: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Pozzolans from Mine Waste to Decarbonize Concrete
CR Minerals Company, LLC has reached an agreement with Rio Tinto on the production of pozzolans from waste materials at the U.S. Borax facility in Boron, CA.

Boron-Based Flame Retardants: Enabling Everyday Safety

:: Thursday, November 3, 2022 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Boron-Based Flame Retardants: Enabling Everyday Safety
Fifty years ago, U.S. Borax introduced a multifunctional, zinc borate, flame retardant we called Firebrake. Learn how we improved the fire safety of essential materials that surround us every day.

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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