Will there be a Rock Salt Shortage in 2022?

Salt Mine for Road Rock Salt

There’s been a lot of talk in our industry about a rock salt shortage again this year in the winter of 2021-2022. It’s no surprise based on the wallops of snow the East Coast and even the Midwest have received in late January and now into February.

Unfortunately, if you check loads of news sources, you’ll find the same thing we did – many people agree that we’re headed in the direction of a rock salt shortage. It shouldn’t come as a big surprise based on the general shortage of many things these days – all the way from construction materials to foam for furniture manufacturing and even basic life necessities that are normally easy to find on shelves are more difficult to get. A rock salt shortage isn’t due to pandemic panic like they were in 2020, but rather due to an international shipping issue and labor shortages.

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What is Magnesium Chloride Ice Melt?

Magnesium Chloride Flakes for Dust Control

Ice build-up from below freezing temperatures and winter weather can pose a major safety threat to anyone needing to travel after a big storm. While snowy roads are easy to spot, ice is not always as visible and can lead to many dangerous car accidents due to a lack of road treatments. The best way to avoid accidents and create safe driving conditions is by treating roads with deicers. There are a wide variety of deicers available to melt ice after a storm, but one of the most effective products is Magnesium Chloride Ice Melt. Continue reading to learn about why you should invest in Magnesium Chloride to help keep your roadways safe from ice.

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What is the Best Ice Melt?

Icy road and sidewalk

Are you looking to invest in a new ice melt product, but aren’t sure which one is right for your job? Ice Melts are important to prevent icy road conditions during the cold winter months. There are a wide variety of options, each with a strength and weakness. Continue reading to learn about the different types of ice melts at SISCU, from Calcium Chloride to Magnesium Chloride, Rock Salt, and Liquid Brine, and decide which is the best ice melt.

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How to Choose the Best Ice Melt Chemicals

winter road from airplane

Are you looking to treat icy road conditions this winter, but aren’t sure what ice melt product to choose? There are a wide variety of ice melt chemicals available to treat ice, including Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Rock Salt, Liquid Brine, and Calcium Magnesium Acetate, and each product offers different advantages and disadvantages. Before deciding on an ice melt product, continue reading to learn about some different factors to consider of each product, including cost, effectiveness, and road damaging aspects.

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4 Ice Melt Chemicals for Government Facilities

Jogging on Snowy Sidewalk - Ice Melt

It is important to keep all government facilities safe for essential travel and official business during the winter months, and the best way to ensure the safety of all people and property is with ice melt chemicals. Ice melt chemicals are an efficient way to prevent ice build-up and melt ice after a storm to allow a safe and swift return to travel. There are many different types of ice melt chemicals that function slightly differently in terms of weather conditions, pavement types, and strength. Read more to learn about the different types of ice melt products SISCU offers and decide which is right for your government facility this winter.

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4 of the Best Ice Melt Products at SISCU for Snow Contractors

winter road treated with ice melt

Are you a snow contractor looking for the best quality ice melt products to prevent ice build-up for your clients? There are many different types of ice melt products, and not all are created equally. SISCU offers a wide variety of products to help you stock up this winter and cut through any type of snow and ice in every type of condition. Continue reading to learn about the different ice melt products SISCU has to offer and decide which products are best for you.

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Calcium Chloride for Dust Control: Products from SISCU

Motorcycle Gravel Road needing dust control services

Is dust ruining the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces or interfering with important work in your construction sites, quarries, or baseball fields? Luckily SISCU has a solution to minimize excessive dust production with one simple step: Calcium Chloride for dust control. Calcium Chloride is the most effective dust control product capable of minimizing dust from any ground surface. Continue reading to learn more about how Calcium Chloride can help keep your space dust-free.

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Top 5 Ice Melt Products at SISCU: Calcium Chloride Ice Melt and More!

Melted Ice on Road

It’s December, and that means the snow and ice season is fully upon us. You don’t want to be caught unprepared, especially when it comes to extreme weather. The best way to be prepared is to have a complete snow removal plan, which includes managing dangerous ice build-up. Being ready to tackle ice can help prevent many accidents and make your pavements safer. Learn more about the best deicers such as Calcium Chloride ice melt, Magnesium Chloride, Liquid Brine, Rock Salt, Calcium Magnesium Acetate, and more available now at SISCU.

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Dust Control for Gravel Roads: Calcium and Magnesium Chloride Products

Truck on Dusty Dirt Road

Is dust from your dirt or gravel roads making it hard to enjoy the outdoors? Are you tired of vehicles getting dusty and malfunctioning from excessive dust? Is dust posing safety concerns for workers at your construction site? Dust is not only annoying, but it can also pose health concerns. The most popular dust-producing locations that benefit from dust control include quarries, construction sites, solar farms, dirt roads, gravel roads, and baseball fields. Read more to learn about Calcium Chloride and Magnesium Chloride dust control products for gravel roads and all other dust-producing areas below.

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