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Superior Silica Sands Worker Killed by Runaway Train

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on June 23, a 39-year-old electrician with 10 weeks of experience was fatally injured while trying to stop runaway railcars at Superior Silica Sands’ San Antonio Plant.

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Copper Present in Water Days After Frac Sand Spill

A creek inundated with 10 million gal. of water from a Trempealeau County, Wis., frac sand mine had toxic levels of copper two days after the spill, according to test results recently released by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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U.S. Silica Appoints Daniel Miers President of SandBox Logistics

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced the appointment of Daniel Miers as president of SandBox Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Silica, effective June 25, 2018. Miers succeeds former SandBox founder and president Josh Oren in this role.

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New Details on Emerge Energy Services Expansion

Emerge Energy Services LP announced additional details regarding its previously announced development of a new mining and processing operation located in Kingfisher County, Okla.

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