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Fairmount Santrol Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Fairmount Santrol released its 10th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled “All In.” The 2015 report follows the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. “To meet these guidelines, we conducted an assessment where we engaged internal and external stakeholders to identify and prioritize Fairmount Santrol’s most significant sustainability-related impacts, risks and opportunities,” the company said.

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SandTec Reduces Respirable Dust

ArrMaz’s SandTec, a silica frac sand coating technology, reduces respirable silica dust generated during hydraulic fracturing by up to 99 percent, according to the company. ArrMaz is already helping hydraulic fracturing operations quickly and easily meet the new silica dust exposure limit with SandTec.

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Select Sands Divests Gold Project

Select Sands Corp. and Comstock Metals Ltd. announced that they have entered into a letter of intent in respect of a proposed purchase by Comstock of Select Sands’ Preview SW gold project located in the La Ronge district of Saskatchewan and Select Sands’ early-stage Old Cabin property in Ontario.

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Earth Life Sciences Inc. Updates Silica Sand Project

Earth Life Sciences announced that there has been a continued increase in the industrial and domestic demand for the silica sand aggregate along with increased recognition of the high value of the company's White Channel Silica aggregates at its White Channel (Silica-Gold) Project.

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