Salt Lake-based Continental Lime Inc. said it will expand its Cricket Mountain lime plant near Delta.

J.B. Jordon, chief executive officer, said the addition of a third rotary kiln will increase the capacity of the plant by 50 percent.Jordon said the expanded facility will ship into the Los Angeles area where Continental Lime recently opened a sales office.

Continental is the largest supplier of lime in the Intermountain Region. It is a member of the Graymont group of companies, which currently operates 10 lime plants.