The salt harvesting project in pool 5 in the southern Dead Sea will be one of the biggest engineering projects in Israel in the next few years. According to estimates by Israel Chemicals Ltd. (TASE: ICL), the project will include construction of infrastructure totaling approximately NIS 2.2 billion, and the cost of the project as a whole will be NIS 3.8 billion.
The project will be managed by a special company owned by Dead Sea Works. The company will employ directly about 300 employees, and according to senior managers at Israel Chemicals it will provide work indirectly to some 2,500 people: truck drivers, maintenance personnel, mechanics, engineers, architects, electricians, control personnel, and the list goes on.
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