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Lake Grassmere Harvest Result 2015

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The annual harvest at Lake Grassmere commenced on March 17th and there has been a lot of anticipation with such a great summer and very little rainfall.  After 6 weeks the 2015 harvest is now complete with a final volume of 101,069 tonnes – this has been an extremely pleasing result.  This is one of the highest harvests recorded – so it has been a great effort by all staff and contractors involved.      The salt stack is well and truly replenished.  ...

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Dominion Salt – Lake Grassmere 2015 Harvest

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On Tuesday 17th March, our Lake Grassmere site began its 2015 Harvest.    Harvesting usually begins by early March each year and can last from four to six weeks, during which time the salt crust is lifted from the bottom of the 22 crystallising ponds.     The summer months have been kind this year, and Lake Grassmere has received plenty of sunshine and very little rainful therefore the salt stacks will soon be replenished and piled high with additional salt to supply our valued ...

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Shane Dufaur, CEO of Dominion Salt is having his head shaved to support Child Cancer – Can you help him reach his goal? Please be Generous.

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Shane Dufaur – Dominion CEO,  is soon to have a new look!   Yes he publically having his (less than!!) luscious locks shaved on March 7 at the Mount Beach Bald 2015 funrazor –  in support of the Child Cancer Foundation. 
Most of us are far too vain to go without our precious hair do, so taking part would not even be a consideration!     The good news is on this occasion you don’t need to, however you can still contribute to ...

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Fonterra Vendor Awards 2014

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FONTERRA VENDOR AWARDS 2014

Dominion Salt was recently invited to take part in the 2014 Fonterra Vendor Awards. The Awards provide a platform to recognise vendor performance excellence and trusted partnerships.

 This was an honourable invitation, that Dominion was pleased to participate in.   It involved submitting nominations from a selection of categories of which Dominion identified two specific areas that we were confident we could deliver a strong case study.

 The criteria for each nomination required supporting evidence of commitment, potential benefits, demonstration ...

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Salt is an important Ingredient in your health

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In fact, no electrolyte is more essential to human survival than salt!

The following extract was sourced from the “Salt Institute” website based in the USA.  The Salt Institute is a not for profit organisation and a great resource for information on the benefits of salt:  http://www.saltinstitute.org

The sodium you get from salt is what allows nerves to send and

receive electrical impulses. It is what makes your muscles stay strong. It’s what makes your brain work. It’s actually what makes every ...

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2014 Harvest

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On Monday 17th of March 2014 we began the annual Salt Harvest at our Lake Grassmere site located near Blenheim.  The harvest tonnage is tracking well and though we are not expecting the same bumper harvest that we achieved in 2013, we are confident we will still reach good volumes.  The harvest will continue until approximately the end of April.

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ECCA Awards

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Dominion Salt scoops Innovation Award

Our latest plant expansion that is saving $500,000 a year in energy costs, has won a national award for both Dominion Salt and engineers Aurecon New Zealand.

Both of the companies were named as Innovation award winners in the 2012 EECA Awards for the project that boosted capacity at Dominion Salt’s Mt Maunganui plant by 63%, while improving plant efficiency by 48%.

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Dominion Salt Grassmere

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Dominion Salt Mount Maunganui

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Dominion Salt Mount Maunganui
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Dominion Salt

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Summit Salt – The No.1 salt brand in New Zealand

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