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EP Engineered Clays, an affiliate of EP Minerals, acquires bleaching clay and activated clay catalyst assets from BASF

July 17, 2017

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 Corporat

BASF to sell its Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Minerals

April 6, 2017

BASF to sell its Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP MineralsTransaction includes production site and clay mining property in Mississippi, and mineral rights sublease associated with a mine in Arizona ISELIN, NJ, and RENO, NV, April 6, 2017 – 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. Financial details of the divestiture are not being disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.

EP Minerals Launches CelaPool Low Dust Diatomaceous Earth Swim Pool Filter Aid

March 7, 2017

EP Minerals Launches CelaPool™ Low Dust Diatomaceous Earth Swim Pool Filter Aid New patent-pending CelaPool swim pool filter aid is less messy, easy to handle and comes in thermally sealed bag Reno, NV, March 7, 2016-- EP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals, today announced the launch of CelaPoolTM, a revolutionary new low dust diatomaceous earth (DE) filter aid for swimming pools. CelaPool is an exclusive patent-pending product that contains EP Minerals' Celatom DE, the number one choice of swim pool professionals. CelaPool is a unique low dust formulation, making for easy handling and less mess.

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

September 21, 2016

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.

EP Minerals Celebrates National Diatomaceous (DE) Day on August 31

August 30, 2016

Million-year-old fossil skeletons make up the world's most “useful" mineral Reno, NV - EP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals, is celebrating National Diatomaceous (DE) Dayon August 31. EP Minerals, headquartered in Reno, NV, operates the world's largest producing diatomaceous earth mine in Lovelock, and also has DE plants and mines in Clark and Fernley, NV and in Vale, OR. Most people know of diatomaceous earth because they use it to filter their swimming pools or for its natural insecticide properties to control insects in their homes or gardens. Biologists know about diatoms, the single-celled plants that form diatomaceous earth, because they are truly the lungs of the earth, in that they produce about ¾ of the world's new oxygen supply. Materials scientists know about diatom skeletons (called frustules), the tiny, intricate porous opal structures because they are known to be the strongest naturally-occurring substances.On August 31, we celebrate National Diatomaceous (DE) Day to recognize the diatom and the remarkable substance it creates, diatomaceous earth.

It's a White Out! EP Minerals' Celatom Brights for Paint & Coatings

April 18, 2016

Get out your sunglasses. It's the brightest white diatomaceous earth (DE) and perlite available and perfect for the paint & coatings industry. It's Celatom Brights™, EP Minerals new line of functional additives, engineered just for paint and coatings.

EP: Microns of minerals making a difference in Lyon County

January 20, 2016

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.Thank nature for the existence of diatoms for all the above, and EP Minerals, Nevada's largest exporter of the mineral formed by it that goes into making all this and more happen.

EP Minerals Launches Dynamic New Website

December 3, 2015

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

EP Minerals introduces Traction Pro all weather, all season, traction control product

October 8, 2015

Unique calcined clay performance aggregate provides instant traction in mud, snow and iceEP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals,today announced the launch of Traction Pro, a new all weather, all season, traction product with no added chemicals, designed to provide instant traction in mud, snow and ice.

EP Minerals is Finalist for EDAWN’s Company of the Year Award

September 23, 2015

EP Minerals has been named a finalist for Company of the Year by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) in EDAWN's annual Existing Industry Awards. EP Minerals joins Zulily, Server Technology, Burkhart Dental, MSC Industrial Supply and Nature's Bakery as companies that are finalists for the top award.

EP Minerals Names Jon Godla Vice President Operations

February 2, 2015

Reno, NV - EP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals, announced today the promotion of Jon Godla to Vice President of Operations. Godla, formerly EP Minerals’ director of engineering, brings over 30 years of mining and operational management experience to his role overseeing all operations and mining, engineering, procurement, logistics, quality, and continuous improvement.

EP Minerals, LLC Launches BallGame Changer and Play Ball! Baseball Infield Solutions

December 14, 2014

New Groundskeeper's Choice Product Line Includes Premier Infield Conditioner, Drying Agent, and Mound ClayReno, NV - EP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals, today launched BallGame Changer™ with KT3™, a patent-pending premier infield conditioner, the Play Ball!® drying agent, Play Ball! mound clay, and the Play Ball! infield conditioner. These new baseball infield products comprise the complete line of Groundskeeper's Choice 100% natural, high-performance super calcined clay solutions.