October 2022

Turning Death Valley into a Desired Desert Destination

:: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Turning Death Valley into a Desired Desert Destination
Home to our original operations, Death Valley will always be special to U.S. Borax. Learn about our initial efforts to promote tourism in Death Valley—and how we’re still supporting the area today.

Partnering with School District to Restore and Reopen Community Swimming Pool

:: Monday, October 24, 2022 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Partnering with School District to Restore and Reopen Community Swimming Pool
What began as a grassroots effort to save a swimming pool, has ended in a celebration of vision, partnership, and hard work. On October 21, a triumphant group of community volunteers, school and business leaders, government officials, and local school children met at the Boron High School swimming pool to cut the ribbon and declare the pool open.

U.S. Borax Recognized as Supplier of the Year by Owens Corning

:: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 :: Posted By Evan Stevens
U.S. Borax Recognized as Supplier of the Year by Owens Corning
U.S. Borax’s sales and logistics team attended Owens Corning’s annual supplier recognition event where we accepted two awards: Supplier of the Year for 2022 and as a finalist for Value Creation.

Pioneering Progress Through Education

:: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Pioneering Progress Through Education
At U.S. Borax, we believe education is the foundation for pioneering progress. Over the course of our 150 years in operation, we have supported—and continue to support—local education.

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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