United Kingdom

Middlewich Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeIn-Situ
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Salt (evaporated)
Mining Method
  • Solution mining
SnapshotLocated near the British Salt's Middlewich production facility, Warmingham Brinefields contain extensive salt reserves.

The salt is extracted using sustainable solution mining techniques, whereby the salt is converted to brine which is then pumped across to the main salt plant.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Tata Group 100 % Indirect
British Salt Ltd. (operator) 100 % Direct
TCE Group Limited’s business consists of soda ash, sodium bicarbonate and energy units and British Salt Limited which manufactures and sells food and industrial grade white salt.

Deposit type

  • Evaporite

Summary:

Located 5km from our Middlewich production facility, our Warmingham Brinefields contain extensive salt reserves.

At a depth of 180m to 500m below the surface, salt deposited over 300 million years ago - when Cheshire was in the tropics - sits in between layers of rock.

Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits20232022202120202019
Salt (evaporated) kt  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe408
All production numbers are expressed as crystals.

Operational metrics

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Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Financials

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Heavy Mobile Equipment

Fleet data has not been reported.

Personnel

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