Atlas Mining Company announced today it has engaged in discussions with several nano-technology companies. Halloysite microtubules provide a wide array of benefits and potentials to several nano applications. Atlas Mining President and CEO William Jacobson said, "The potential uses for our halloysite continues to grow, seemingly every single day. The time-release attributes of our halloysite microtubules has become a hot topic of interest to several nano-technology companies, some of which are working on fantastic technologies. The kinds of technologies that change our entire way of doing things."