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Company: Italkali
Geographic location
- Country:
- Region:
Isole ; Sicilia
- Location of affected unit(s):
Porto Empedocle
- Group :
- Sector :
Mining / quarrying : Production of salt (Nace C)
- Number employed:
Employment effects
- Announcement Date:
- Planned job reductions:
- Type of restructuring:
Business expansion
- Employment effect start:
- Foreseen end date:
- Direct dismissals:
- Other job reduction measures:
- Planned job creation:
Additional information

Italkali, which extracts and produces salt, is to create 400 new jobs by the end of 2011. The company provides new investments in the mining production and in a new industrial plant, which should be built in the Porto Empedocle area, in the province of Agrigento.
Italkali is controlled by the Region of Sicily. The company is the largest national producer of sodium chloride. The mining production and the processing of the mineral are carried out in the mines of Racalmuto and Realmonte, in the Province of Agrigento, as well as in the mine of Petralia, in the Province of Palermo. The company has 265 employees.


Il Sole 24 Ore, 03-03-2010


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