Materials Tag

Spotlight Minerals Technologies: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future

27 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Minerals Technologies makes specialty minerals for a wide range of consumer and industrial applications ranging from building, steel, glass, paints, ceramics and paper to the food, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. For example, the firm is the leader in clay-based cat litter. Its biggest business is...

Spotlight HeidelbergCement: Cementing a Carbon-Neutral Future

14 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

For 150 years, HeidelbergCement’s products have been used to build houses, traffic routes and commercial and industrial facilities. Because of its role as one of the largest manufacturers of building materials in the world, the firm takes a leadership position in the industry’s responsibility to...

Spotlight BHP: Embracing Technology to Clean Up Mining

12 Mar, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, BHP is the world’s No. 1 mining company. Formed in the mid-1800s from two small mining companies, BHP is the result of a merger between Broken Hill Properties (BHP), which began as a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill,...

Spotlight South32: A Bias Toward Base Metals

05 Mar, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Australian metals miner South32 is a 2015 BHP Billiton spinoff named to reflect the southern latitude where most of its assets are located. In its new iteration, South32 has a bias toward developing its business in “base” metals, those metals considered common and therefore non-precious,...