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Badger Mining Opens Wyoming Transload Facility

Railcars of sand leaving Badger Mining Corp. (BMC) are headed to a different destination for the first time – BMC’s newest transload facility in Bill, Wyo. For Badger Mining, a supplier of Premium Northern-White industrial raw and coated sand, this new location will better serve current and future customers in the Powder River Basin.

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Hi-Crush Reports Financial, Production Results

Hi-Crush Partners LP reported fourth quarter and full-year 2015 results. The limited partners' interest in net income was $11.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2015, resulting in basic and diluted earnings of $0.30 per limited partner unit.

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Emerge Energy Reports Results

Emerge Energy Services announced fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial and operating results. The company reported a net loss of $9.9 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2015. This includes full-quarter sales of 581,000 tons of sand. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2015, Emerge Energy reported net loss of $9.4 million.

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Twin Eagle Sand Logistics Begins Operations at New Rail Park

Twin Eagle Sand Logistics LLC announced that it has commenced commercial operations at the Permian Rail Park, the newest addition to its terminal network. The Permian Rail Park is located on the Union Pacific Railway approximately eight miles west of the city of Big Spring, Texas. The 530-acre rail park is Twin Eagle’s fifth terminal development and is centrally located to serve the Eastern side of the Permian known as the Midland Basin.

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New Frac Sand Study Focuses on Social Impacts

A new policy study, “Social Impacts of Industrial Sand (Frac Sand) Mining: Land Use and Values,” was released by The Heartland Institute. According to the group, “It is intended to help local policymakers and the general public better understand the potential impacts of industrial sand operations on property values in the vicinity of sand-mining operations.”

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