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Victory Silica Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Victory Nickel Inc. detailed new developments for its 100-percent-owned subsidiary, Victory Silica Ltd. Fourth quarter frac sand production was 47,515 tons, an increase of 21 percent over third quarter 2014 production, though still short of the potential of the company's Seven Persons facility (7P) near Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, estimated at 114,384 tons for the quarter.

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Select Sands Completes Sandtown Drilling Program

Select Sands Corp. completed a resource-definition drill program at its Sandtown project in Northeast Arkansas. The company has hired Little Rock, Ark.-based consultants for the quarry permitting process, and the process has begun with:

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Proppant Market Quantified in Report

PropTester Inc. and Kelrik LLC announced the release of the 2014 Proppant Market Report (PMR) on Feb. 23. The annual report is a detailed overview of the global proppant market in relation to prior years and serves as a key industry report for proppant suppliers, consumers and investors.

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U.S. Silica Doubles Income in 2014

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced net income of $33.2 million or $0.62 per basic share and $0.61 per diluted share for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, compared with net income of $16.5 million or $0.31 per basic and diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2013.

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