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Global Proppants Market Will Double by 2022

The global proppants market accounted for $53.03 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.68 percent to reach $115.68 billion by 2022, according to a new study by market consulting firm Stratistics NRC. Industrial shift toward alternative energy resources is the key factor favoring the market growth.

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Southwest Container Solutions Debuts PneuBulk 1

Frac SCS 150Southwest Container Solutions LLC was developed to market and sell world-class, unique, cutting-edge, solutions for storage and transport of bulk materials. Its ISO pneumatic bulk container became available in June 2015.

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New Frac Sand Plant Opens in Texas

Permian Frac Sand has opened a location three miles east of Voca, Texas, on State Highway 71. Operations at the new state-of-the-art facility have just begun, according to the Midland Reporter Telegram.

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Fire at Frac Sand Mine Leads to Lawsuit

Contamination from an underground fire last year at a northeast Iowa sand mine on the Mississippi River allegedly cost a neighboring company more than $500,000.

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