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salt mine

[′sȯlt ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine containing deposits of rock salt.
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Delivery of steel products and mechanical services for the wieliczka salt mine sa
Earlier the delegation visited the world famous Khewra Salt mines which are world's second largest source of edible salt located in Jhelum District, with estimated salt reserves of 600 million tons.
BSC Holding owns and operates a vertically-integrated rock salt mine located in Lyons, Kansas, which began operations over 100 years ago.
According to the official synopsis of "The Big Bang Theory" Season 8 Episode 6: "Sheldon and Raj test whether they could survive a dark-matter research expedition in a salt mine by simulating the conditions in a steam tunnel.
Kansas-based Compass Minerals, the owners of the Sifto salt mine selected Cementation as part of a "multi-million dollar" upgrade to reline the walls of two 55-year-old shafts at the mine, located on the shores of Lake Huron.
However, the salt workers and the union leadership said that the mayor and council members' arguments were false and that the salt mine had not stopped producing salt for even one day, and that sales were better than ever.
MORE than 1m books will be kept in underground storage at a salt mine in Cheshire until a city centre library is fully restored.
Tehran, August 14 (ANI): Iran's cultural heritage officials are planning to use digital systems to protect and preserve the saltmen found in the country's Chehrabad Salt Mine.
Six Saltmen have been unearthed at the Chehrabad salt mine in Zanjan Province in Iran's northwest over the past 12 years.
In addition, the mine is 2,300 feet deep, making it the deepest salt mine in the western hemisphere.