Rio Tinto: Global outlook for borates

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Global borate consumption looks set to rise, based on positive trends in urbanisation, energy and worldwide food demand, according to leading producer Rio Tinto Minerals. Here, the company gives its outlook on the industry and discusses its reasons for confidence in consumption growth.

Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM), also known in its borates capacity as US Borax Inc., has a global footprint with a tier one borate mine at Boron, California, US.  The mine has expansion optionality and RTM also manages identified additional resources in the state, together with a further project in Serbia....

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