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salt price

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by plowntm, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. plowntm

    plowntm Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    What do you guys think? Will salt prices go back to normal next season, or will it be "supply and demand" pricing?
     
  2. procut

    procut Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    I don't think it will be too awful bad - the salt market around here seems to have already loosened from where it was a month or so ago.
     
  3. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Locally, my supplier went from $108 a yard to $125 a yard (when available). I doubt mine will come back down much if at all. It will be like gasoline, crank the price waaaaaaaaaay up, then drop it a little so they seem like heroes, but it will still be far higher than necessary.
     
  4. finallygot1

    finallygot1 Member
    Messages: 36

    Local supplier was 220/ton last week, this week $140/ton. Read my lips, " I don't need your freakin salt, a**hole"
     
  5. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    There was an ad up on Kijiji last week selling salt by the "skid steer bucket full". That was the description, no size. I know mine (6') holds upwards of a yard, but most I think are only 5'ers? Probably more like half a yard. Wanted $250 a scoop.
     
  6. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    Some clown had similar prices in my area on here. I called him out on it told him that's nothing but price gouging.

    He said he's the only one that has salt yeah yeah we haven't had an issue getting salt all year