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Wabash MPI Offers Proppant Crush Test Press

Frac Sand Wabash MPIWabash MPI offers the Genesis Series Proppant Crush Test Press for use with sand, resin coated sand and ceramic proppant used in the “fracking” process. The Model G28-12-PCR-X press offers compression force ranging from 2 to 28 tons within a ± 2.5 percent deviation and 12-in. L-R x 12-in. F-B full guided hardened plates with adjustable stops for crush die centering.

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Study Predicts Growth in Frac Sand Consumption

According to the study “ProppantIQ” by PacWest Consulting Partners, the U.S. proppant market is expected to grow at 8 percent per annum through 2015, from 63 billion lb. in 2013 to 75 billion lb. in 2015.

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Hi-Crush Opens Third Facility in Wisconsin

Hi-Crush Proppants LLC, celebrated the opening of its third production facility located near Whitehall, Wis. The governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker and several local officials, including representatives from Independence, Wis., and the Town of Lincoln, Wis., attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony and community appreciation event.

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U3O8 Corp. Spins Out Argentine Frac Sand Resource

U3O8 Corp., a Canadian-based company focused on exploration and development of uranium resources and associated commodities in South America, has vended its 100 percent interest in the Carina property in Chubut Province, Argentina to South American Rare Earth Corp. (SAREC), a private investee company of U3O8 Corp.

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Speakers Wanted for Frac Sand Insider Conference

The event will give manufacturers and consultants an opportunity to meet directly with decision-makers from producers throughout North America. We are looking to fill our conference sessions with enlightened speakers who are aware of all the current issues and topics involving frac sand.

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