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£8m Boiler Project Fires Up For First Time

£8m Boiler Project Fires Up For First TimeBritish Salt has this week fired up two new boilers for the first time at their manufacturing site on Cledford Lane in Middlewich. Almost exactly 12 months on from the day Middlewich town centre stopped to watch a giant convoy with two 90 tonne boilers being carefully moved […]

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Production of Salt Essential to UK’s COVID-19 Response

Production of Salt Essential to UK’s COVID-19 ResponseDespite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, British Salt is committed to maintaining production of our salt in the short, medium and long term in order to continue to supply our UK and global manufacturing customers. At the same time, we are taking all necessary steps to ensure […]

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£7.2m Boiler Project Takes Shape

Boiler Project UpdateThe £7.2m project to replace the boilers at British Salt continues to gather pace.  Over the past week, preparations for the installation of the new flue stack have been completed.  The new flue stack will be the most visible part of the plant at 30m tall.  Once the new boilers are operational, this […]

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Family Fun Day Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Fabulous Family Fun Day Celebrates British Salt’s 50th Anniversary Colleagues from across TCE and British Salt recently celebrated British Salt’s 50th anniversary with a fabulous Family Fun Day held at our Middlewich location.A brilliant, fun-filled day was had by all and popular attractions included:Live music from the Mac Brothers (of The Voice fame)A marvellous magic […]

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British Salt Celebrates 50 Years with Royal Visit

British Salt Celebrates 50 Years With Royal VisitHRH The Duke of Kent joined local dignitaries, school children, directors and current and former employees of British Salt on the 25th June to celebrate the Middlewich based company’s 50th anniversary.The Royal visitor also officially opened a new £600,000 automated packing line recently installed at the British Salt […]

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Golden Memories of Our First Royal Visit

Golden Memories of Our First Royal VisitFlashback to 1969, the year that man first landed on the moon; more than 400,000 music lovers descended on Woodstock in their droves; Prince Charles was invested as the Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle …and Middlewich engineer Bill Monaghan met HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the official launch […]

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What we learnt at the EU Salt Association Conference 2

EU Salt Association Conference 2019Following on from our first article about the EU Salt Association Conference 2019, this one focuses on the two remaining areas:Circularity and Salt; and#SaltMatters – the road to optimum nutritionCircularity and SaltWith increasing awareness and action being taken to arrest climate change and environmental damage, the role of salt in the […]

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What we learnt at the EU Salt Association Conference 1

EU Salt Association Conference 2019The EU Salt Association is the authoritative voice of the salt industry in Europe, representing the industry and helping to advocate and promote the importance of salt as an essential building block in the chemicals, energy, health, nutrition and other sectors. In this article we take a closer look at the […]

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£7.2m Boiler Project is Full Steam Ahead

£7.2 Boiler Project Full Steam AheadA £7.2 million investment is being pumped into British Salt to replace the existing 50-year old steam boilers. The new boilers, with a combined capacity of 72 MW, will arrive on site this autumn and be installed in a new, purpose-built building.Planning permission for the building was granted in April, […]

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Meet the Team: Jon Smith & Pete Edwards

Meet the Team: Jon Smith & Pete EdwardsServing an apprenticeship is a great way to ’earn as you learn’ and, with the recent signing of four new electrical apprentices at TCE, we thought it would be interesting to hear from staff who have already completed their apprenticeship journey and are now full- time TCE employees.Jon […]

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