UPDATE: Ceradyne to boost boric acid output by 30% to aid Japan

By Jack Elliott
Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2011

US producer prepares to fuel 'emergency demand' at Fukushima nuclear plant

Ceradyne Inc. is preparing to increase its production of boric acid by 30% in the short term as it aims to help contain radiation from Japan’s recently damaged nuclear reactors.

The company has been negotiating the fastest method of transporting enriched...

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