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September 2013 Feature 7

Deicing Products Go Green

As the desire for sustainable solutions grows, ice melt options prove responsible.

Like many companies, there are ways for a salt production company to protect the environment, conserve energy, increase efficiency, reduce waste and deliver effective products that are also environmentally-friendly.


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July 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Can You Dig It?

Selecting the proper earth drill and accessories for any hole digging project

Different public works projects with one common link — each requires the proper hole to be dug in order to complete the task properly. But how tough is it to dig a suitable hole? While the process is far from rocket science, it’s not quite as simple as one would expect either.


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July 2013 Maintenance Matters

Hospitality Hazards

The critical safety and maintenance items that are often overlooked can have an impact on satisfaction.

In the hospitality and recreation industry, keeping high traffic common areas neat, clean and safe is paramount.


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July 2013 Feature 4

Trim The Hedges

Keep pests out of sight with these landscaping tips.

In order to avoid creating an attractive harborage for pests looking for food, water and shelter, it is important to consider factors such as vegetation type and position when planting around buildings.


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CMM Online Exclusive

The High-tech World Of Window Cleaning

Professional window cleaning has come a long way in recent years, embracing new ways of working to deliver even better results.

Cutting-edge designs focusing on ergonomics and rigid materials like carbon fiber are changing the face of the professional window cleaning sector.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Gutter Cleaning Tips That Can Save Your Life

Cleaning out a building's gutters is a necessary annual task, but not heeding caution can cause personal injury and property damage.

If more building owners and facilities managers knew the proper way to clean out their gutters, there would be less property damage and far fewer injuries.


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August 2010 Facility Focus

Act Now And Reap The Benefits Later

Purchasing winter products early ensures that you will have an ample supply and allows you to put a preventative plan in place before the winter weather hits.

Oftentimes, snow and ice melt products are not purchased until they are required, which could be detrimental if you come to find your distributor's supply is low.


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January 2012 Facility Focus

What Does Green Ice Melt Really Mean?

There is little regulation of green claims in the ice melt industry, making it difficult to decipher an environmentally preferable product from the masses.

Because the ice melt industry is largely unregulated, there's nothing to prevent a manufacturer from adding small traces of additives to basic rock salt and claiming greater environmental benefits, creating a unique symbol that implies eco-friendliness, including "green" or "environmentally friendly" in the product name — or making other misleading claims without validation.


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