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salt mine

[′sȯlt ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine containing deposits of rock salt.
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Pete and Janet then carried out research and training for more than a year, which included visits to world-famous health salt mines in Wieliczka and Bochnia in Poland before opening a salt cave in Edinburgh.
Since the salt mine is a furiously busy operation, rehabilitation work has to be sequenced so as not to interfere with production.
He claimed that once before a company had leased the salt mine, but its contract was cancelled when it broke the law against child labour.
Six saltmen have been unearthed in the Chehrabad Salt Mine over the past decade, the first of which is housed at Iran's National Museum and four others are kept at the Archaeology Museum of Zanjan.
The sixth Saltman remains in the salt mine due to the dearth of equipment for its preservation in Iran.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a 30-minute bus ride from Krakow and costs around 30p each way, so cost is no reason to miss a wonder that has been ranked alongside the Pyramids.
Mac Andrews, based in Mercury Court on Tithebarn Street, has transferred hundreds of import and export documents 500ft below ground inside the former Winsford rock salt mine in Cheshire.
The United Kingdom's National Archives at Kew has begun the process of moving its records 150 meters (about 492 feet) below ground--from its current location at Hayes, Middlesex, to a salt mine in Winsford, Chesire.
While the best location is at the bottom of a salt mine, where one can breathe in the mineral elements thought to remedy respiratory and stress ailments, a worthy runner-up is in a strip mall in Portland's Raleigh Hills.
The announcement by Mitsubishi and Mexico to open the world's largest salt mine at San Ignacio Lagoon has sparked a vocal protest, but has powerful allies.
a subsidiary of Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), has signed a new collective agreement with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union Local 16-O, which represents approximately 400 employees at the company's salt mine in Goderich, Ontario.
Contract notice: Execution of special transport unit with a dedicated safety system to transport people and materials, delivery and installation on level iii in salt mine "wieliczka".