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Pattison Sand Co. Seeks Expansion in Iowa

Clayton County officials have commissioned a study to determine the environmental and aesthetic impacts of a proposed expansion of Iowa's only frac sand mine.

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Halliburton Opens Huge New Texas Plant

Halliburton officially opened its Elmendorf South Texas Sand Plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It is the largest Halliburton sand facility in the world and represents a $35.7 million investment.

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Frac Sand: Long-Term Prospects Still Good

According to Wisconsin Public Radio, despite oil prices hitting their lowest point in more than a decade, some frac sand market analysts expect prices to improve and demand for Wisconsin sand to build this year.

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