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Icethaw responds to UK's freeze
In direct response to Met Office's updates on the current UK freeze, Icethaw has switched its rock salt operations to 24/7 production, ordering and collections.

Read More 20 January 2013

Icethaw responds to UK's freeze

‘Don’t mix sand with rock salt’ advice
Icethaw has issued a warning that customers should not try stretch their budgets and their de-icers by mixing it with sand ...

Read More 04 December 2012

‘Don’t mix sand with rock salt’ advice

Last year’s rock salt ‘might not be good enough’
Icethaw are advising home users and businesses to check existing rock salt supplies in preparation for winter, to ensure it is still fit for purpose. Director Barry Dearing says last year’s rock...

Read More 19 November 2012

Last year’s rock salt ‘might not be good enough’

Households 'Should Prepare For Winter Now'
Households can take advantage of guaranteed low prices and availability of rock salt before the cold snap, according to a grit supply expert.

Read More 04 October 2012

Households 'Should Prepare For Winter Now'

Rock salt is crucial to preventing hazards in winter
Gritting lorries are out throughout winter, stopping ice from forming, but it is not as simple as just throwing rock salt on the street.

Read More 17 June 2012

Rock salt is crucial to preventing hazards in winter

Be proactive and spread rock salt in cold weather
When it comes the time to use rock salt on our streets, we don’t give it a minute’s thought as where we will get it when we need it...

Read More 09 May 2012

Be proactive and spread rock salt in cold weather