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Meteor Planning New Plant in Wisconsin

A Georgia timber investment company seeking to build an industrial sand operation in Monroe County, Wis., is proposing what it calls “the largest wetland preservation and restoration effort” in Wisconsin history in exchange for a permit to fill 16 acres of wetland forest, according to the Lacrosse Tribune.

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Emerge Discontinues Fuel Business; Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Emerge Energy Services LP announced fourth quarter 2016 financial and operating results. The company reported net loss of $20.8 million, or $0.77 per diluted unit, for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2016.

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U.S. Silica Holdings Fourth Quarter Results Strong

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced a net loss of $6.9 million or $0.09 per basic and diluted share for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016, compared with a net loss of $15.3 million or $0.29 per basic and diluted share for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015. The fourth quarter results were negatively impacted by $2.6 million of business development-related expenses, including acquisition-related costs for Sandbox and NBR Sands. Excluding these expenses, net of $1.0 milliontax effect, EPS was $(.07) per basic share for the quarter.

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Hi-Crush Frac Sand Volumes Up for Quarter; Down for Year

Hi-Crush Partners LP reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results. Revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016, totaled $67.3 million on sales of 1,358,511 tons of frac sand. This compares to $46.6 million of revenues on sales of 1,082,974 tons of frac sand in the third quarter of 2016.

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