flowchart (left) shows the major elements of the Esperance operation.
As the salt lake dries after Winter rain, salt is deposited on the
The surface of the salt lake is graded into rows ready for harvesting.
A harvester picks up the salt and deposits it in a truck.
Throughout the harvest season, salt is added to the stockpile.
Esperance lake salt is kiln dried and crushed.
Salt is bagged at Esperance. This Esperance salt is distributed
throughout South-West W.A. as well as being brought to the Fremantle
site for distribution in the Perth metropolitan area.