Waterfowl in California have found a friend in Rio Tinto. Environmental employees at the Boron Operations are taking care of their feathery neighbors with the establishment of a new, state- and federally-sanctioned Wildlife Rescue Center.
In the Mojave Desert, regrowth takes a great deal of time. Reclamation efforts near the U.S. Borax mine have been an ongoing effort requiring decades of experimentation and care.
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 Operations is a world-class borate mine located in the western Mojave Desert of California. The climate is classified as harsh, with an evaporation to precipitation ratio of nearly 25:1.
Rio Tinto’s Minerals business worked closely with the City of Los Angeles to support the region’s water quality and conservation.
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.
At U.S. Borax, it has always been our approach to work on behalf of borate users. We invest in researching new applications for this important substance and comparing them to others in the market, keeping regulatory issues and sustainability top of mind.
On the most eastern edge of Kern County, just off Highway 58, sits a desolate desert landscape booming with activity. This is all because of what lies below the earth, a mineral used in hundreds of products we all use today.
Rio Tinto Borates’ (RTB) 20 Mule Team®
Borax fertilizers are featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer
airing May 3 on RFD-TV.