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Wisconsin Operator Uses DSC Dredge To Mine Sand

FSI Coulee 150Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wis., recently took delivery of a 10-in. Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Mich., facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan in central Wisconsin.

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Brilliant Sands Hires Exploration And Development Firm

Brilliant Sands Inc. (BSI) announced that it has hired Morton Jagodich Inc. (MJI) to assist with the exploration and development of BSI's frac sand projects located in Alberta and Manitoba, Canada. MJI is a geoscience and geotechnical engineering firm based in Canada with regional offices located throughout the country.

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Claim Post Amends Gossan Resources Agreement

Claim Post Resources Inc. amended its Manigotagan Agreement with Gossan Resources Ltd. to provide an extension in the due date of a $430,000 payment for six months to Dec. 18, 2015, subject to interest at 1 percent per month, and a payment of 1,000,000 common shares of Claim Post, as well as an increase in the advance royalty provisions. The issuance of the Claim Post shares is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

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Unimin Delivers Largest-Ever Frac Sand Unit Train

Unimin Energy Solutions announced the delivery of the energy industry's longest frac sand unit train. Unimin, together with Union Pacific Railroad and Twin Eagle Sand Logistics LLC, delivered a 140-car unit train to the Mission Rail Terminal in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale at Elmendorf, Texas. The unit train, powered by four diesel engines and measuring 6,200 ft., is the largest single frac sand rail delivery on record.

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