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Select Sands Divests Gold Project

Select Sands Corp. and Comstock Metals Ltd. announced that they have entered into a letter of intent in respect of a proposed purchase by Comstock of Select Sands’ Preview SW gold project located in the La Ronge district of Saskatchewan and Select Sands’ early-stage Old Cabin property in Ontario.

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SandTec Reduces Respirable Dust

ArrMaz’s SandTec, a silica frac sand coating technology, reduces respirable silica dust generated during hydraulic fracturing by up to 99 percent, according to the company. ArrMaz is already helping hydraulic fracturing operations quickly and easily meet the new silica dust exposure limit with SandTec.

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Earth Life Sciences Inc. Updates Silica Sand Project

Earth Life Sciences announced that there has been a continued increase in the industrial and domestic demand for the silica sand aggregate along with increased recognition of the high value of the company's White Channel Silica aggregates at its White Channel (Silica-Gold) Project.

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Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Fracking Ban

Colorado’s Supreme Court struck down voter-approved bans on fracking and the storage of fracking waste within the cities of Fort Collins and Longmont, ruling they conflicted with state law, according to Reuters.

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Frac Sand Insider Conference Set for La Crosse, Wis.

The Frac Sand Insider Conference and Expo will take place May 10-11 in La Crosse, Wis., at the La Crosse Center. Frac Sand Insider is a focused, informative event tailored to both experienced operators and companies just entering the industry. The event will give manufacturers and consultants an opportunity to meet directly with decision-makers from producers throughout North America.

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