salt mine


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salt mine

[′sȯlt ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine containing deposits of rock salt.
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The subject of the order is the modernization of the fan station at the wilson shaft in the wieliczka salt mine, hereinafter referred to as modernization of the fan station.
Salt can be produced by evaporating salt water or extracting solid salt from underground salt mines. Before it reaches your grocery store, table salt also goes through a refining process to remove impurities and any other minerals besides sodium chloride.
Alwyn adds, 'The Volvos are being used to bring one tonne bags of ballast into the salt mine, as part of a permanent stability operation.
Winsford Rock Salt Mine, which is Britain's oldest working mine, dates back to that time but has not been in continuous use.
Compass Minerals announced that production rates at its Goderich, Ontario, salt mine were lower-than-expected for the third quarter of 2018.
Compass Minerals announced its unionized employees at the Goderich salt mine in Ontario, Canada, have ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement, ending an 11-week strike at the mine.
Usually, salt cavern oil storage group is constructed in deep salt mine, hundred meters to thousand meters in depth, by water-solution mining method (see Figure 1).
We went to visit an abandoned salt mine. It was a huge crater in the desert with two lakes in the middle.
On either side of the road are lakes known as flashes that were formed when a salt mine collapsed in 1928.
Khewra Salt mine having total length of 300 km, width from 8 to 30 km and height from 2200ft to 4990ft, has also been called the 'Natural Museum on the Earth'.
Lyons Salt is a vertically-integrated salt mine. Both companies serve commercial and governmental customers.
But despite an amazing haul of bronze artefacts which prove the marauding Celts also liked their bling, Neil - who's more Age of Aquarius than Iron Age - is far more interested in the ancient faecal remains left in a Celtic salt mine in Austria.