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TAG: salt use

Your road salt most likely comes from Ohio

January 9, 2017By

Do you know where your rock salt comes from? More than likely, at least some of it has come from Ohio, one of the top salt-producing states in the country. In a recent story, PBS’s WVIZ Ideastream took a look inside one of the state’s largest mines: Cargill’s Whiskey Island salt mine. The mine, which sits just miles off Downtown... read more

New SIMA guidelines aim to help you use salt wisely

December 7, 2016By

With the release of sustainable salt use guidelines, SIMA aims to push the snow industry forward. Freshwater resources throughout North America are contaminated with chlorides as a result of salt use in winter management operations, experts say. With this information in mind, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) set out to establish recommendations to help industry members make wiser... read more