Salt for Winter Road Maintenance

Rock salt has kept our road network moving in ice and snow for half a century, and its still by far the best option for de-icing highways. Autumn is the season for speculation and big headlines regarding what the weather will do over the winter period. Tabloid front pages claim: “Worst winter for decades: Record-breaking […]

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Norway’s “Salt SMART” is Good News for the Environment

A Norwegian task force looking at ways to minimize the environmental impact of keeping roads clear of snow & ice during the winter has positive news for the salt industry and environmental campaigners alike – gritting’s environmental impact is very small. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) is the governmental body responsible for the operation […]

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Preparations for Winter Road Maintenance Underway

With summer soon to be just a distant memory and winter fast approaching, preparations are being put into place to ensure adequate salt stock supplies for winter road maintenance. Recently Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker said: “The Department for Transport will continue to maintain a substantial national strategic salt reserve and have […]

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Salt Could Be Good For Us After All

According to a recent research project carried out by the Cochrane Collaboration, who are an international organisation that undertakes systematic reviews of evidence, has a story published on the NHS website that states that salt could actually do more good than harm. The original story published on the Daily Express website suggests that salt in […]

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Peacock

Winter salt spreader technology for seasonal maintenance is also a specialism for Peacock from road salt gritters to hand spreaders including all the latest GPS technology important for monitoring highway de-icing. No matter what type of salt you need, whatever the application, Peacock Salt is there to help you get the best from our products. […]

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Irish Salt Mining

For more than 40 years Irish Salt Mining & Exploration has been at the heart of road safety, providing the best quality rock salt to keep our roads ice-free. On average approximately half a million tonnes of rock salt is produced and supplied throughout Ireland and the UK by their sales division, Salt Sales Company. […]

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INEOS Enterprises

Based in Runcorn, Cheshire, INEOS Enterprises supply a full range of quality salt products for many industries including food and drink, water-softening, animal nutrition, industrial, chemicals and manufacturing and de-icing. INEOS are committed to providing first class products and service with all products being assured under the ISO9001 Quality Management Systems standard , whilst food […]

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Cleveland Potash

Cleveland Potash combines product quality with the latest technology and balances innovative production techniques required for extreme geological conditions with environmental sensitivity because of harvesting salt deposits from mines beneath the Moors and the North Sea. For more information visit http://icl-uk.uk/salt

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