News - 23 Jul 2013
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has completed Phase I of the 10,000-ton expansion of its production line for ultrafine Specialty precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) at the...
News - 30 May 2013
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that is has launched a new calcium carbonate product for reinforcement of plastic, called VICRON® FRP, in such applications as Sheet Molding Compound...
News - 5 Jul 2012
When calcium carbonate microspheres act as templates, varied-sized microcontainers for medical substances can be created.
Helmuth Möhwald and his associates from the Max Planck Institute...
News - 6 Jun 2012
Nemaska Lithium has announced that two US patents have been filed for its unique process to manufacture lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide. The company filed the US patent 61/636,869 on 23 April,...
News - 14 Mar 2012
Galaxy Resources, an Australian producer of lithium compounds, has opened a lithium carbonate plant in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone, Jiangsu province, China. The plant will produce high grade...
News - 7 Feb 2012
Rockwood Holdings, an advanced materials and inorganic specialty chemicals company, has planned to invest $140 million to construct a new lithium carbonate production facility in Chile.
News - 30 May 2011
NanoMaterials Technology (NMT) has inked a contract with Lagos Industria Quimica (Lagos Brazil) to supply High Gravity Controlled Precipitation (HGCP) technology and equipment.
The technology will...
News - 21 Feb 2011
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a unique technology that stabilizes an otherwise unstable form of calcium carbonate.
This mineral form provides significantly...
News - 2 Feb 2011
Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Minerals Inc., has entered into an agreement with JK Paper Limited (JK Paper) to construct a...
News - 24 Jan 2011
Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Minerals Inc., has entered into a long-term agreement with The West Coast Paper Mills Limited to...