Incredible Minerals Today

Diatomaceous earth: Unlock the gigantic power of prehistoric fossils

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 18, 2016 10:27:00 AM

Single_Diatom_-_Large Microscopic view of a single diatom,diatomaceous earth (DE)

Millions of years ago, Nevada was covered by water. In those lakes, microscopic single-celled plants called diatoms, thrived. When they died, they left behind huge deposits of the fresh-water diatomaceous earth (DE). EP Minerals has mined this high-quality DE in Nevada for over 70 years, used around the world in hundreds of products and applications.

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The Top 5 Reasons Customers Love Our New EP Minerals Website

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 5, 2016 3:05:00 PM

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Happy New Year! And happy new “incredible” EP Minerals website. Okay, “incredible” is our word, and it might be a bit much, but we’re excited about the new site and how it helps our customers find what they need. The actual words we’ve heard from our customers include: “easy to find stuff,” “good information,” and “like the product search”. We redesigned our website with you, our customers in mind, so we’re glad to get the good feedback. If you haven’t visited epminerals.com lately, you might want to take a look around and see what you think. We’d love to hear from you.

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EP Minerals: Microns of minerals making a difference

Posted by Julie Brown

Dec 14, 2015 1:55:00 PM

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By Jessica Garcia, Reno Gazette Journal

(Jessica Garcia covered a Fernley City Council meeting last week where VP of Marketing Al Kaczanowski made a presentation about EP Minerals)

They make your Coors beer sparkling. They act as an absorption agent, quickly and safely soaking up oil or grease spills on streets or land after accidents. They improve filter efficiency and keep your swimming pool or spa looking pristine. They might even make your aspiring baseball-playing kids faster and the game action more exciting by ridding those fields of excess moisture.

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EP Minerals Launches Dynamic New Website

Posted by Julie Brown

Dec 3, 2015 2:20:00 PM

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Easy-to-navigate expanded content combined with unique product finder provides customers with diatomaceous earth, perlite, and clay solutions

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EP Minerals Named Finalist for EDAWN's Company of the Year Award

Posted by Julie Brown

Sep 23, 2015 10:02:32 AM

 

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EP Minerals Provides Desert Bighorn Sheep Habitat and Guzzler

Posted by Julie Brown

Jul 1, 2015 11:34:00 AM

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It’s not every day that you go to work and hear “we’re getting a guzzler!” It certainly sounded interesting, so I had to learn more. As I found out, it’s a special watering trough for the desert bighorn sheep.

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EP Minerals around the Globe: Reflections from my trip to Asia

Posted by Gregg Jones

May 18, 2015 11:30:00 AM

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As president of a global company, it’s important for me to travel frequently –not only to visit industrial minerals customers and distributors, but also to learn more firsthand about what’s going on – all over the world. I need to understand things from our customer’s perspective and listen to them talk about the challenges they face in their country and marketplace. I make better business decisions if I know more.

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EP Minerals Wins IMA North America Safety Award

Posted by Julie Brown

May 12, 2015 9:38:00 AM

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This Thursday, the Industrial Minerals Association for Northern Nevada will award EP Minerals the IMA Safety Award for 2014 Safety Performance at our Lovelock Mine and also for the Clark Plant. Each of those operations worked over 200,000 employee hours without a MSHA reportable injury or fatality during 2014. This makes EP Minerals one of the few operations among the IMA North America to receive this award, according to Darrell Smith, executive vice president of the IMA.

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EP Minerals: A Long History, Modern Approach

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 8, 2015 4:33:00 PM

From Mining Global, January issue, by Ian Hanner

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Mining & Exploration Manager Skylar Burdette at Clark, NV diatomaceous earth mine.

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Industrial minerals: Part of every day life

Posted by Julie Brown

Oct 14, 2014 3:52:00 PM

DE-Mines4-650x488-web-1  Diatomaceous Earth, EP Minerals Lovelock Mine

By John Seelmeyer, Northern Nevada Business Week editor. This story will appear in NNBW's upcoming Made in Nevada publication, to celebrate the state's 150th anniversary.

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