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BMC to Construct New Transload Facility in Texas

A plot of land just south of Pecos, Texas, will become home to the newest transload facility for Badger Mining Corp. (BMC) in the coming months. Sitting on the Pecos Valley Southern Railway, which connects to the Union Pacific in Pecos, the nearly 300-acre site will accommodate 120 railcar spots after Phase I of construction is complete in early 2017.

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Unimin Plants Receive Community, Safety Awards

Unimin Specialty Minerals and its Tamms and Elco plants have been recognized for outstanding community involvement and support activities as well as safety performance by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP).

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New Pioneer Project in Texas Moves Forward

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. announced that the company closed on its previously announced acquisition of approximately 28,000 net acres in the Midland Basin from Devon Energy for $435 million, before normal closing adjustments.

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Select Sands Acquires Arkansas Plant from Tutle

Select Sands Corp. has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) whereby the company will buy certain assets of Tutle Holdings. The assets to be acquired include a permitted and producing wet processing plant, equipment and related assets, all near its Sandtown silica sands deposit in Arkansas.

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