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Ethical-Social Audit: esco Has Employee Concerns Audited

esco - european salt company GmbH & Co. KG is serious about its social and ethical responsibility. The company therefore recently commissioned an external SMETA audit of what issues are of concern to its employees working in...

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K+S Decides on Investment in a New Salt Brine Field in The Netherlands

On March 22nd, 2018, the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, Kassel, decided to develop a new off-shore brine field by drilling a new cavern at its Dutch production plant, Frisia Zout B.V. in Harlingen. Thus...

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Volunteering To Serve the Community: Minister President Dr. Haseloff Presents Mine Rescue Service Badges of Honor

On October 11th, 2017, 10 miners from the esco salt mine in Bernburg and the Zielitz potash plant were awarded gold and silver mine rescue service badges of honor, endowed by the Federal President, for 20 and 15 years of mine...

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Hoisting shaft is being renovated: The Bernburg landmark shall shine with new splendour

Already visible from afar: the 80 meter high white tower bearing the name "Bernburger Salz" and the miner's symbol, a hammer and pick, is part of Bernburg's skyline as is the tower of the castle above the river Saale. However, it...

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New small-scale combined heat and power unit: 40 Cylinders for Bernburg Plant

The esco salt company in Bernburg has installed a particularly environmentally friendly energy system, a state-of-the-art small-scale combined heat and power unit (CHP). The esco and Avacon Natur GmbH joint project supplies...

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esco Saline Cérébos celebrates its 150th anniversary

The esco Saline Cérébos in Dombasle, France, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Since its foundation in 1866, which was authorized by a decree of Napoléon III, the site has seen numerous and profound developments and...

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esco Plant Bernburg: Mine backfill in the Nordfeld (north section) goes into operation

The esco salt plant at Bernburg today obtained the mining permit from the State Office of Geology and Mining (LAGB), allowing it to start the backfill operation in the Nordfeld. In collaboration with its partner, AUREC GmbH,...

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