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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Collins, Senior Vice President of GWI in the New York-Pennsylvania Region, commented, "The start-up of the salt mine in Hampton Corners is an important event for the local community, American Rock Salt and our railroad.
This expansion by American Rock Salt is another example of how we are helping businesses thrive in Upstate New York and laying the groundwork for a more vibrant economy across the region, Governor Cuomo said.
1]ge Municipality wishes to provide road salt - rock salt.
Around two million tonnes of de-icing rock salt is mined every year at the Winsford Rock Salt Mine, which opened in 1844.
Salt (sodium chloride, NaCl), occurs in nature in solid form as rock salt (halite), or in solution as brine.
The national procurement service wishes to implement a framework for rock salt which provisionally includes but is not limited to:Provision of rock salt, marine salt, treated salt, pure dried vacuum (PDV) salt, plus additives.
June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rock Salt Company LLC ("American Rock Salt") today announced the commencement of a solicitation of consents to amend the indenture under which its 9-1/2% Senior Secured Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") were issued.
Around two million tonnes of deicing rock salt is mined every year at the Winsford Rock Salt Mine, which opened in 1844.
The company operates ten production and packaging facilities, including the largest rock salt mine in the world in Goderich, Ontario.
Contract notice: "supply of rock salt for salting roads (anti-icing) for the needs of op" improvement "c.
Middlewich was founded by the Romans who were attracted by its natural brine springs and neighbouring Northwich expanded rapidly after rock salt was discovered in 1670.