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U.S. Silica Holdings Has Mixed First Quarter

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced a net loss of $19.3 million, or $(0.26) per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, compared with net income of $31.3 million, or $0.39 per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2018.

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Wisconsin DNR Declines to Reinstate Meteor Wetlands Permit

Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will not overturn an administrative law judge's decision to invalidate a permit to fill 16 acres of high-quality wetland to make way for a proposed frac sand facility in Monroe County, Wis., according to Wisconsin Public Radio. Instead, the agency said the decision would be handled best by the circuit court system.

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Badger Mining Receives Employee Benefits Recognition

Badger Mining Corp. (BMC) was recognized as the 401(k) Plan Sponsor of the Year at an awards banquet in New York City at the end of March. This national honor, awarded by PlanSponsor magazine, recognizes companies that best “show commitment to their participants’ financial health and retirement success.” As one of four finalists in the asset category of $50 million to $100 million, a representative of BMC was in attendance at the awards dinner, not knowing if the company would take home the top honor.

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