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21

DIFFERENT TYPES OF SALT STORAGE DOMES

Storing your salt on your own property saves you time and money. But, it is imperative to pay special attention to your storage facility to protect your investment. Salt needs to be kept dry and contained. Depending on how much salt you use in a year, we’ve compiled several salt storage options that can work best for you.



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12

AGGREGATES IN ONTARIO – DID YOU KNOW?

Each year in Ontario we use approximately 170 million tonnes of aggregates, which translates to 14 tonnes per person. It is most obvious that we use sand, stone and gravel to build our homes, schools, roadways and other various infrastructure, but beyond that there are many lesser known uses. Did you know that aggregates are found in make-up, paint, glass, and various household cleaners? Even areas like our water filtration and sewage systems use aggregates. Aggregates are virtually everywhere, even if we can’t see them.



APR

07

THE LARGEST SALT MINE IN THE WORLD, GODERICH ONTARIO

The world’s largest salt mine is right here, in Goderich, Ontario. You can find the salt mine located beneath Lake Huron. It’s so extravagantly large that it’s hard to visualize: the mine is as deep as the height of the CN Tower. Yet, all of this salt was discovered by accident...



MAR

21

SALT STORAGE DOMES: A BUSINESS SOLUTION FOR YOUR SALT

Road salt becomes a very profitable business when the winter months hit us. Motorists need it for traveling, companies need it so their customers can get to them, and snow removal contractors rely on it to help their clients keep roads and lots clear. Buying road salt in bulk saves time and money, so it needs to be protected and that’s where salt storage domes come in.



MAR

07

HOW ONTARIO MEASURES SNOW & ICE CONTROL PERFORMANCE

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has a huge task to undertake every winter, so let’s break down how it measures snow and ice control performance to keep motorists safe through plowing, monitoring and the use of road salt and sand.



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