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salt mine

[′sȯlt ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine containing deposits of rock salt.
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Alwyn McCreanor, Company Administrator at Irish Salt Mining & Exploration Co., Ltd, required maximum ground clearance with the FMXs, which were ordered with XX-High B-ride chassis giving approx.
'We used to have a similar project for prawn breeding in Ngomeni, Malindi, but so many things happened and the land is now being used by salt mining companies.
The conference placed a spotlight on the role and place of artisanal gold and salt mining, looking at the policies that govern the sector and the practices in, and challenges facing ASM producers in the two sub sectors.
The Chief Minister positively responded to his company's offer and instructed officials of concerned departments to soon review all aspects of investment offer made by the company a submit a report to him in connection with starting collaboration in Salt mining sector with the company.
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Mr Murphy thanked employees at Salt Mining and Exploration Ltd for their work, and said: "The timely supply of this salt is vital, especially during times such as the recent cold spell, during which Roads Service worked night and day to keep the main roads open."
The salt used to melt ice and add traction on the UK''s snow-covered roads comes not from the sea but from three main mines - the Salt Union''s Winsford Rock Salt Mine in Cheshire, Cleveland Potash in Teesside and the Irish Salt Mining and Exploration Company in County Antrim.
"Since late November, we have devoted a higher proportion of operating days to salt mining," the spokesman said.