Irish salt producer gains from extreme weather
Published: Friday, 26 August 2016
Ireland’s only salt producing company reported a 60% year-over-year increase in turnover for the last fiscal year as icy conditions lead to increased demand for de-icing salt produced from its Kilroot mine. Improved profits largely came on the back of sluggish growth registered in previous years owing to mild winters.
The Irish Salt Mining and Exploration Co. Ltd (ISME), which
operates the Kilroot rock salt (halite) in County Antrim,
Northern Ireland, registered a 61.3% year-over-year (y-o-y)
increase in turnover in the 12...