December 2004
Volume 56    Issue 12

GPS for machine guidance improves safety at Borax mine

Mining Engineering , 2004, Vol. 56, No. 12, pp. 21-21


 U.S. Borax’s mine in California’s Mojave Desert is the source of nearly half the world’s supply of refined borates. These minerals are used in hundreds of products, including essential plant nutrients that increase crop yield and quality, and safe building products that protect homes from insects and the elements.

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