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Rice University Researchers Induce Superplasticity in 2D Materials

Rice University Researchers Induce Superplasticity in 2D Materials

Researchers from Rice University have been analyzing the characteristics of a 2D dichalcogenide - molybdenum disulfide - and discovered that its atomically thin layers could adopt the characteristics of plastic in the presence of a sulfur-infused gas at a specific pressure and temperature. [More]
Rigaku Publishes Method for Analysis of Iron Concentrates

Rigaku Publishes Method for Analysis of Iron Concentrates

Applied Rigaku Technologies, Inc. has published a new application report detailing the measurement of iron, silicon dioxide and sulfur in magnetite ore concentrate. [More]
Free Webinar on Automation for Analytical Solutions in Industrial Environments by PANalytical

Free Webinar on Automation for Analytical Solutions in Industrial Environments by PANalytical

PANalytical, the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray and related techniques, announces their free webinar on Automation for analytical solutions in industrial environments ... [More]
Glencore Signs Distribution Agreement with Minerals Technologies for Chromite Products

Glencore Signs Distribution Agreement with Minerals Technologies for Chromite Products

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has entered into agreement with Glencore in South Africa. Under the agreement, Glencore will supply chromite products from the Glencore-Merafe joint venture that will be exclusively distributed by Minerals Technologies in certain territories, including the Americas. [More]
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]