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From grain to glass – New degree in Craft Beer Industry on tap for fall at MSU Denver

:: Thursday, August 25, 2016
From grain to glass – New degree in Craft Beer Industry on tap for fall at MSU Denver
A new degree program is on tap at Metropolitan State University of Denver. This fall, students will have the opportunity to hone their craft — in brews, that is — in Craft Beer Industry, the latest addition to the university’s growing Brewing Industry Operations program.

Boron nonprofits awarded $20,000 in grants

:: Monday, May 23, 2016 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Boron nonprofits awarded $20,000 in grants
The Borax Visitor Center Foundation awarded about $20,000 in grants to more than a dozen nonprofits at its annual luncheon at the Visitor Center on May 20.

Digging Out the Ditches

:: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Digging Out the Ditches
Last spring Rio Sava was faced with a dilemma. The 3D seismic survey was due to start in April but much of the proposed drilling site was underwater after two particularly wet winters.

Warriors & Wolves: Land donation Supports Warriors & Wolves Veteran Program

:: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Warriors & Wolves: Land donation Supports Warriors & Wolves Veteran Program
For more than 100 years, a mining legacy site spanning about 3,000 acres in Frazier Park, California, has rested — waiting for new purpose.

International Women’s Day

:: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
International Women’s Day
As part of Rio Sava’s community engagement programme, Rio Sava staff members have visited local elementary schools to talk about their work. For geologist Ana Arifovic, going on these visits is one of the things she enjoys most about her job.

Death Valley Super Bloom

:: Friday, March 4, 2016 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Death Valley Super Bloom
A RTM-supported video documentary series on the history of Death Valley National Park is gaining national attention. The first video short capturing last October’s flash flood last October of Scott’s Castle received thousands of views.

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.

Rio Tinto Borates Wins 2015 Outstanding Performance Supplier Award from Asahi Glass Company

:: Saturday, November 14, 2015 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Rio Tinto Borates Wins 2015 Outstanding Performance Supplier Award from Asahi Glass Company
Rio Tinto Borates (RTB) received the 2015 Outstanding Performance Supplier Award from Asahi Glass Company (AGC), one of the world’s largest producers of high-tech glass for LCDs, computers, mobile devices and solar panels.
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