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Noun1.Salt mine - a mine where salt is dugsalt mine - a mine where salt is dug    
mine - excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
2.Salt mine - a job involving drudgery and confinementsalt mine - a job involving drudgery and confinement
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
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The Salt Mines, which are owned by Irish Salt Mining and Exploration Ltd, produce the rock salt used by Roads Service to salt the road network during its annual winter service programme.
Mr Murphy thanked employees at Salt Mining and Exploration Ltd for their work, and said: "The timely supply of this salt is vital, especially during times such as the recent cold spell, during which Roads Service worked night and day to keep the main roads open.
The salt used to melt ice and add traction on the UK''s snow-covered roads comes not from the sea but from three main mines - the Salt Union''s Winsford Rock Salt Mine in Cheshire, Cleveland Potash in Teesside and the Irish Salt Mining and Exploration Company in County Antrim.
Since late November, we have devoted a higher proportion of operating days to salt mining," the spokesman said.
Extensive beds of salt formed more than 200 million years ago lie beneath the Cheshire countryside and several towns have their roots in salt mining.
com/research/j6hzlx/the_australian_sal) has announced the addition of the "The Australian Salt Mining Industry to 2016: Market Profile" report to their offering.
And miners in Co Antrim at the Irish Salt Mining and Exploration Company are working overtime to produce enough rock-salt to meet the demand of road gritting agencies.
com/research/7j4w2h/the_polish_salt_mi) has announced the addition of the "The Polish Salt Mining Industry to 2016: Market Profile" report to their offering.