Responsible Industrial Chloride Use

Sodium chloride, commonly known as salt, is one of the most abundant minerals on the planet.  Salt possesses major economic importance because of its usefulness beyond flavoring and preserving food.  In fact, according to the February 2019 U.S. Geological Survey, of the 42 million tons of domestic salt produced in 2018 only 6% of salt… Read more »

Tony Johnson of Midwest Salt at SIMA 2019

Barge of bulk rock salt

The President and CEO of Midwest Salt, Tony Johnson will be a part of the SIMA 2019 Salt Supply & Procurement Panel. Tony will be sharing ideas that will impact the snow and ice management industry and how it can manage it’s salt supply chain. Tony will be joined by: Moderator: Phill Sexton, WIT Advisers;… Read more »

Midwest Salt in the News- Crain’s Chicago Business

Recently Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine featured Midwest Salt’s President, Tony Johnson, in an article about the current salt market. You can view the article entitled, “Rough weather, economic recovery mean improved conditions for salt prices.” by Micah Maidenberg HERE. The article discusses the current pricing of bulk road salt, the reasons for the prices, the… Read more »

Cutting Down On Salt Usage

Snowy Road

Chloride emissions are a real threat to our environment. This article By Mike Lynch, discusses the problems and the efforts being used in Upstate New York to combat the rising chloride levels in the local water supply. Salt in fresh water is diluted in the rainy months but not at a rate higher than is… Read more »

Salt: Mid-season Update By snowmagazineonline.com

Snow Magazine recently released a great article about the current state of the national salt supply. The article discusses the salt shortage of 2014 and the purchasing habits and supply available to snow contractors across america. One interesting bit the author, ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride, wrote was: “So with the deplete supply at the… Read more »