Incredible Minerals Today

EP Minerals focuses on STEM for innovation excellence

Posted by Julie Brown

Nov 9, 2017 2:10:14 PM

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In an average day, you probably come in contact with over 100 products that have been manufactured or processed using industrial minerals. Industrial minerals are defined as non-metallic minerals produced from natural sources. Here at EP Minerals, we mine and manufacture products from diatomaceous earth (DE), perlite, and clays. These incredibly high-quality minerals are used in an extremely broad range of applications in every day life. Without these minerals, a vast range of products would simply not exist. Surprised?

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Topics: Company News, engineered materials, innovation, industrial minerals

EP Engineered Clays buys bleaching clay, activated clay catalysts from BASF

Posted by Julie Brown

Jul 17, 2017 10:07:58 AM

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Loading diatomaceous earth ore at EP Minerals' Lovelock mine.

Global leader in diatomite, perlite and clay products used as microfiltration media, functional additives and absorbents expands its product portfolio                                                             

RENO, NV, July 17, 2017 – EP Engineered Clays Corporation, an affiliate of EP Minerals, LLC, a worldwide leader in engineered products derived from industrial minerals, announced today that it has acquired bleaching clay and mineral adsorbents assets from BASF Corporation. The transaction includes a Jackson, MS production site, a clay mine in Aberdeen, MS, and the mineral rights associated with a mine located in the Navajo Nation near Sanders, Arizona. Approximately 70 employees will be joining the newly-established EP Engineered Clays Corporation.

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What's a 4th of July without Diatomaceous Earth, Clay, or Perlite?

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 16, 2017 3:12:47 PM

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Industrial minerals might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re thinking about how to spend your Fourth of July weekend, but maybe they should be. Consider these top ideas for having fun in the sun with diatomaceous earth, clay, and perlite for the upcoming July 4th holiday:

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EP Minerals is different. Our customers tell us that's a good thing

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 2, 2017 2:30:32 PM

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At EP Minerals, we're not like any other company. We're different. And we think that's a very good thing. What exactly do we mean by that? We're different in how we treat our customers, different in how we work with each other and our suppliers, and different in what we do and how we do it.

Apparently, our customers think we’re different, too. But in a very good way.

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BASF to sell its Bleaching Clay, Mineral Adsorbents Business to EP Minerals

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 7, 2017 9:11:07 AM

 

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BASF announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Minerals, a worldwide leader in industrial minerals. The transaction includes a production site and clay mining property in Mississippi, and mineral rights sublease associated with a mine in Arizona.

“We’re excited about this opportunity to acquire the Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents business from BASF,” said EP Minerals President and CEO Gregg Jones. “It’s a strategic move to strengthen our portfolio of industrial minerals and position EP Minerals for future growth and innovation.”

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EP Minerals takes STEM to a new level with incredible industrial minerals

Posted by Julie Brown

Dec 14, 2016 3:56:24 PM

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In an average day, you probably come in contact with over 100 products that have been manufactured or processed from industrial minerals. Industrial minerals are defined as non-metallic minerals produced from natural sources. Here at EP Minerals, we mine and manufacture diatomaceous earth (DE), perlite, and clay. These incredibly high-quality minerals are used in an extremely broad range of applications in everyday life - both industrial and domestic. Without these minerals, a vast range of products would simply not exist. Surprised?

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EP Minerals Recognizes National Miners Day

Posted by Julie Brown

Dec 6, 2016 9:10:03 AM

miners day.jpgToday's post is from Joseph A. Main, the assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health

As the saying goes, “If it isn’t grown, it must be mined.” And each day, more than 366,000 men and women in America go to work extracting ore from the ground at nearly 13,600 surface and underground mining operations.

The materials are as diverse as they are numerous, and each one plays a critical role in the quality of our lives.

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EP Minerals Named Finalist for EDAWN’s Leader in Sustainability Award

Posted by Julie Brown

Sep 21, 2016 3:01:01 PM

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EP Minerals has been named a finalist for the Leader in Sustainability Award by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) in EDAWN’s annual Existing Industry Awards. EDAWN holds the annual awards to honor companies that have brought jobs to Northern Nevada and also have demonstrated excellence in other key areas.

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Celebrate your 4th of July with Diatomaceous Earth, Clay, and Perlite

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 30, 2016 4:47:16 PM

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Industrial minerals might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re thinking about how to spend your Fourth of July weekend, but maybe they should be. Consider these top ideas for having fun in the sun with diatomaceous earth, clay, and perlite this weekend:

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EP Minerals opens new warehouse in Groß-Rohrheim, Germany

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 29, 2016 11:29:49 AM

Earlier this month, EP Minerals opened a new warehouse in Groß-Rohrheim, Germany to better serve our customers. The new 85,000 square foot warehouse, is centrally located to our European customers, providing logistical efficiencies, modern bulking equipment, a “safety stock" of products, and shows EP Minerals' commitment to sustainability.

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