Rio Tinto Minerals declares force majeure on sodium borates
Published: Monday, 31 January 2011
Mining recently resumed at Boron; flooding limited access and disrupted operations
Leading borates producer Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM) has
declared force majeure on sales of sodium borate grades owing
to disruption in mining at Boron, California, after it
was hit by heavy rain storms in late December 2010.
Gary Goldberg, chief executive officer of RTM, told IM:
We declared force majeure on our...