About U.S. Borax Inc.

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(Berths 165-166)

U.S. Borax Inc., part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. They are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. They supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from their world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Since 1923, U.S. Borax has owned and operated its refinery and shipping terminal in Wilmington — the only privately held facility at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Handles industrial borates
7 acres (2.8 hectacres)
679’ total berth length
1 berth
36’ water depth
Transfers cargo to vessels at a rate up to 1,000 metric tons/hour
Product storage capacity of 350,000 tons
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®)
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300 Falcon Street
Berths 165-166
Wilmington, CA  90744
(310) 522-5369
Danny Garcia
Wilmington Operations
Rio Tinto Minerals
(310) 522-5313