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Strike Slows Production at Compass Minerals’ Salt Mine

10:39 AM MDT | August 20, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Compass Minerals says its production at its Goderich, ON, salt mine will be temporarily reduced because of a strike called this morning by the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union Local 16-O. The union represents approximately 380 employees at the mine. Compass Minerals says it has strong deicing salt inventories following the historically mild winter season and believes mine management will be able to produce sufficient rock salt to meet its nonseasonal customers’ needs as negotiations continue. “The company's proposed three-year...

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