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Just a Thought!

We have experienced a break in the weather here in West Michigan for a few days. And, I was just thinking, sometimes we need to just take a moment and smile. With all the concern about salt shortages, it could … Continue reading

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Why should You Include Calcium Chloride In Winter Operations.

Calcium Chloride has been a major part of winter operations for decades. Michigan DOT released it’s first results from a study in the early 1970’s, showing the 30% reduction during prewetting for rock salt. Then in 2006, the Ontario Ministry … Continue reading

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Environmental Facts Regarding Inhibited De-Icers.

A Ohio County, “recently approved a resolution supporting a $50,000 grant from county sewer user fees to the Ohio State University Extension Office for education of farmers in proper fertilizer application to reduce phosphorus in rainwater runoff from farmland. The … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between Anti-Icing And De-Icing?

This is another question that we get at GLC. Hope this helps clear things up! Anti-icing—a proactive approach—should be first in a series of strategies for each winter storm. By applying a small and strategic amount of liquid before a … Continue reading

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Can I use Calcium Chloride W/BOOST* Mixed With Salt Brine ?

This was a question asked of one of our staff. The answer is “ABSOLUTLEY” and with great success. We have a number of customers in Michigan using the BOOST / Brine blend and seeing remarkable results. > Residual effect from … Continue reading

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How Does Calcium Chloride Work to Fight Snow and Ice?

Calcium chloride (CaCl2) is one of nature’s uncommon wonders. It’s a specialty salt with unique properties that improve driving and pedestrian safety, remove unhealthy dust from the air we breathe, and enhance the performance of products and processes that contribute … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Winter Deicing / Anti-Icing Plan. Calcium Chloride w/BOOST Can Help.

Great Lakes Chloride, Inc. (GLC) is the Midwest supplier of Calcium Chloride with BOOST™ (BOOST), a corrosion inhibited calcium chloride product listed on the Pacific Northwest Snowfighters (PNS) Qualified Products List (www.wsdot.wa.gov/partners/pns/). To be endorsed by the PNS, a product … Continue reading

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