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Preferred Sands Gets New Location for Plant

Preferred Sands has purchased more than 4,000 acres in northern Atascosa and southern Bexar counties in Texas, and the acreage includes a sand mine that’s already been in operation for decades, according to mysa.com.

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Krumenacher Awarded NISA’s Recognition of Excellence Award

The National Industrial Sand Association (NISA) awarded Mark Krumenacher, a senior principal and senior vice president of GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., with its Recognition of Excellence Award at the Industrial Minerals Association 2017 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The award is NISA's highest honor and typically recognizes a lifetime of achievement and contributions to the industrial sand industry.

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Fairmount Santrol Branches Out

Fairmount Santrol announced the commercialization of Accel dust-preventing polymeric sand. The company introduced the new paver jointing sand at the Hardscape North America trade show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in October.

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Source Energy Purchases Select Preferred Proppants Assets

Source Energy Services Ltd. has entered into an asset purchase to acquire a Northern White proppant mine in Blair, Wis., two large frac sand terminals located in Chetwynd and Fort Nelson, British Columbia, and exploration rights to more than 3,600 acres of land in the Peace River Valley of Alberta from certain affiliates of Preferred Proppants LLC.

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