Fairmount Santrol Takes a Hit in Second Quarter
Published: Wednesday, 27 July 2016 15:48
Fairmount Santrol announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2016. Second-quarter 2016 revenues are expected to be between $113 million and $115 million, compared with $145.5 million for the first quarter of 2016 and $221.3 million for the same quarter in 2015.
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Eagle Frac Sand Sales Plummet
Published: Wednesday, 27 July 2016 15:43
Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 ended June 30, 2016. The company is reporting:
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Sand Wars Escalate in Wisconsin
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:53
A new draft report from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) suggests that frac sand mining does not produce fine sand that is a health hazard. The report states that air quality measurements made in the western part of Wisconsin, where the majority of sand mining facilities are placed, have not detected elevated levels of silica in the air.
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Smart Sand Plans $10 Million Rail-Loading Terminal
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:48
Smart Sand Inc. plans to build a $10 million rail-loading terminal near Tomah, Wis., that would allow one of the state’s largest frac sand mines to ship its product to new markets, according to the La Crosse Tribune.
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Halliburton; Eclipse Complete Longest Lateral Well in the U.S.
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:39
Halliburton announced that it worked with Eclipse Resources Corp. to complete hydraulic fracturing of the extended-reach lateral test well known as "Purple Hayes." The Utica Shale well had a lateral length of more than 18,500 ft. and was completed with 124 frac stages in 24 days. The total depth was 27,046 ft., including the lateral extension which Eclipse believes is the longest horizontal onshore lateral ever drilled in the United States.
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