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Victory Nickel Commissions 7P Plant

Victory Nickel Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Victory Silica Ltd. announced the successful completion of commissioning of its 500,000 tpy Seven Persons frac sand plant (7P Plant) near Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

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U.S. Silica Announces Second Quarter Results

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced net income of $28.7 million or $0.53 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, compared with net income of $20.2 million or $0.38 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter of 2013.

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Mexico Invests in Energy Projects

The Secretary of Energy, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, and the General Director of the CFE Enrique Ochoa Reza announced the concessions for five mega projects that represent a total of $2.8 billion that add 1,642 megawatts (MW) of generation to total installed capacity for Mexico.

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Reports Advances

Athabasca Minerals Inc. reported that the company completed aggregate production at its Cowper corporate-owned aggregate operation, its fourth corporate-owned pit and first under agreement with DeneCo Aggregates Ltd., a First Nations company. Reclamation efforts are underway.

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