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SciAps Launches Geochemistry App for LIBS Analyzers in Mining & Exploration Industries

SciAps Launches Geochemistry App for LIBS Analyzers in Mining & Exploration Industries

SciAps, a Woburn, MA based portable analytical instrumentation company, is pleased to announce the addition of a Geochemistry App for its family of handheld LIBS analyzers, the Z-500 and Z-100. [More]
Golden Gate Capital Announces Successful Completion of Canada Fluorspar Acquisition

Golden Gate Capital Announces Successful Completion of Canada Fluorspar Acquisition

Canada Fluorspar Inc. and Golden Gate Capital announced today that Golden Gate Capital has successfully completed the acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc., a specialty mineral resource company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Canada Fluorspar will remain headquartered in St. John’s and led by the current management team. [More]
Minerals Technologies Launches New Line of Talc Products for Polyolefin Markets

Minerals Technologies Launches New Line of Talc Products for Polyolefin Markets

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it is introducing a new line of talc products for the polyolefin markets. The new products will be marketed under the ULTRATALC® and MICROTALC® trademarks and will be commercially available by mid-year. [More]
Geoscience BC Releases Airborne Magnetic Survey Results from TREK Project

Geoscience BC Releases Airborne Magnetic Survey Results from TREK Project

Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the release of the TREK airborne magnetic survey, flown over the northern Interior Plateau region last summer and fall. TREK, short for Targeting Resources through Exploration and Knowledge, is Geoscience BC's newest multiyear minerals project focused on adding information to this underexplored region of the province. [More]
Minerals Technologies Signs Contract to Provide Fulfill® E-325 at European Paper Mill

Minerals Technologies Signs Contract to Provide Fulfill® E-325 at European Paper Mill

Minerals Technologies Inc., announced today that it has signed a commercial agreement with a prestigious European paper company to provide Fulfill® E-325, a new, high-filler technology, at the paper company's mill in Europe. [More]
Clay Minerals from Ancient Volcanic Ash May Help Treat Chronic Kidney Disease

Clay Minerals from Ancient Volcanic Ash May Help Treat Chronic Kidney Disease

Clay has healing powers. This natural product is destined to help treat chronic kidney disease: a well-tolerated agent based on clay minerals lowers patients’ excessive phosphate levels. [More]
Avrupa Minerals Options the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International

Avrupa Minerals Options the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International

Avrupa Minerals Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a terms sheet ("Terms Sheet") to option out the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International Limited ("Byrnecut"). Under the Terms Sheet, Byrnecut has the option to earn a 51% interest in the Slivovo Project by spending EUR1,000,000 in exploration on the project by March 1, 2015, or 12 months from the exact closing date, of which EUR360,000 is a firm commitment and must be spent by September 1, 2014, or 6 months from the closing date. [More]
ASU Mineral Physicist Simulates Earth's Interior Conditions Using Diamonds

ASU Mineral Physicist Simulates Earth's Interior Conditions Using Diamonds

The center of the Earth is about 6,371 kilometers or 4, 000 miles away, roughly the distance between Phoenix and the North Pole. [More]

Brookhaven National Laboratory Evaluates the Hidex Sense Microplate Reader

Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multi-purpose research institution with close links to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, has recently been evaluating the Hidex Sense Microplate Reader’s ... [More]
Global Advanced Metals Receives EICC/GeSI Conflict Free Smelter Certification

Global Advanced Metals Receives EICC/GeSI Conflict Free Smelter Certification

Global Advanced Metals Pty Ltd (GAM), a leading producer of tantalum has been certified conflict-free through the EICC/GeSI Conflict Free Smelter Program (CFSP) following successful audits of its Aizu, Japan and Boyertown, PA-USA facilities. GAM is the first smelter of any metal to be certified conflict-free in four consecutive years. [More]