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Newly Published Paper Highlights Experimental Study of Electrical Conductivity Measurement of Hydrous Minerals

Newly Published Paper Highlights Experimental Study of Electrical Conductivity Measurement of Hydrous Minerals

A newly published paper "Experimental study of the electrical conductivity of hydrous minerals in the crust and the mantle under high pressure and high temperature" on SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences overviews the studies of electrical conductivity measurement of hydrous minerals in recent years. [More]
Microwave Treatment Improves Colour and Structure of Rubies

Microwave Treatment Improves Colour and Structure of Rubies

Researchers from India’s CSIR - Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) have tested a new way to improve the colour, clarity and lustre of rubies: microwaves. The study, conducted by Shubhashree Swain, is published in Springer’s journal Applied Physics A. [More]
Deben Reports on the Use of Their CT5000 Tensile/Compression Stage at the Centre for X-Ray Tomography at Ghent University (UGCT) Belgium.

Deben Reports on the Use of Their CT5000 Tensile/Compression Stage at the Centre for X-Ray Tomography at Ghent University (UGCT) Belgium.

Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the use of the CT5000 tensile/compression stage at the Centre for X-ray Tomography at Ghent University in Belgium where it is used for tensile and compressive strength tests on geomaterials. [More]
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]