rock salt


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rock salt

Sodium chloride in its natural state of rocklike masses in beds or flats.
See also: salt

rock salt

salt in large crystalline masses, mined from extensive underground deposits. Used commonly as salt licks on pasture.
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The rock salt is extracted by using pillar and room technique and the total length of tunnels is 40 km.
It's understandable that facility managers continue to use rock salt when it's familiar, has a proven track record and costs are low, concedes Ashkin.
BSC Holding owns and operates a vertically-integrated rock salt mine located in Lyons, Kansas, which began operations over 100 years ago.
Rock salt can be a danger to pets such as dogs and cats, if they lick it from their paws or fur.
The NJ rock salt supplier offers two rock salt purchasing options to satisfy varying needs.
Last year, the City of Worcester spent around $600,000 on rock salt, which was $51 per ton (for the lowest of three vendors).
Leaders are assuring the public that despite the fact that this has been an extremely cold winter across the United States, with multiple snow and ice events, that rock salt supplies remain adequate.
Alex Hynes, managing director of Northern, said: "This season has so far been particularly mild but, with cold weather coming up over the coming weeks, we are preparing to use tonnes of rock salt and deicer and make sure our colleagues are layering up and keeping as warm as possible, and urge our customers to do the same.
Flintshire-based Dandy's Rock Salt Supplies have seen sales of road grit and de-icing salt hit an all-time high.
Morton also has a rock salt product--Safe-T-Salt--for those consumers who prefer the more economical choice.
24 June 2011 -- S&P on Thursday gave its B corporate credit rating with a "stable" outlook to US road deicing salt supplier American Rock Salt.
Stoke-on-Trent based haulage firm Barry Proctor Services placed an order for 20 tonnes of rock salt which it then sold on to the Britannia Stadium as demand surged during the big freeze at the end of last year.