Industrial Minerals

Industrial Minerals

Food preservation, agriculture, and building supplies - all of these are made possible through industrial mineral mining. 

We are proud that Joy Global equipment is a key component in many industrial mining operations worldwide.

 

Learn more about our innovative solutions used to solve mining's toughest challenges in our customers' industrial mineral operations.

In addition, learn more about industrial minerals in general:

  • Trade association information
  • Mining association information
  • Market information

Finally, learn more about where industrial minerals are found and how they are used.

 

Background information

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Salt Institute

The Salt Institute is dedicated to advocating the many benefits of salt, particularly to ensure winter roadway safety, quality water and healthy nutrition.

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Salt News

Salt news and current market prices from Industrial Minerals.

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Salt Sense

SaltSense is the leading authority on salt with the facts for the public and government researchers alike.

The world

The world's largest salt mine

The largest operating salt mine in the world is in Goderich, Ontario and runs under Lake Huron for 7.5 kms.

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Redmond salt mine: America's heartland

When you reach for the salt shaker to season your food, do you ever wonder where the spicy stuff comes from? This video shows an agricultural harvest deep beneath the earth.

Background information

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International Potash Institute

The International Potash Institute provides information about the use of potash in world-wide agriculture.

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Current potash prices

Review current potash prices and potash mining news at Investment Mine.

 

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Potash 101

Learn more about potash mining and production from The Mosaic Company.

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Potash news

Potash news and current prices from Industrial Minerals.

Background information

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Trona and soda ash

94% of America's and 25% of the world's supply of Soda Ash is produced in Wyoming.

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Soda Ash News

Trona and soda ash news and current prices from Industrial Minerals.

Background information

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Gypsum Association

Extensive information on the use of gypsum in commercial building, medical care, and personal hygiene from the Gypsum Association. 

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Gypsum News

Gypsum news and current market prices from Industrial Minerals.