Athabasca Sells Three Leases
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:10
Athabasca Minerals Inc. announced the closing of the sale of Athabasca's rights, title and interests surrounding three leases bordering the Obed Transloading Facility to Wayfinder Corp. for a purchase price of $800,000 Canadian.
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Hi-Crush Receives Safety Award
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:06
Hi-Crush Partners LP announced that it recently received a safety award for its exemplary safety record at its Augusta mine and processing facility. Hi-Crush was recognized at the Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) Annual Safety Recognition Awards Luncheon.
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New Industrial Sand Plant Approved
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:58
More jobs are coming to Richmond County, N.C., after a Wisconsin-based company chose to expand its operations. Construction has already begun on a new facility for North Carolina Industrial Sand LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Red Flint Group, according to the Richmond County Daily Journal.
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U.S. Silica Looks Forward; Buys Reserves
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:42
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced a net loss of $10.7 million or $(0.20) per basic share for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, compared with net income of $14.8 million or $0.28 per basic share for the first quarter of 2015. The first quarter results were negatively impacted by $2.2 million in restructuring costs for actions designed to help bring the business more in line with current market conditions and business development expenses, partially offset by a $1.5 million gain related to an insurance settlement.
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Do Frac Sand Plants Contribute to Cleaner Air?
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:32
The rapid development of frac sand mining in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and especially Wisconsin has led many people living near mines and processing plants to become concerned about the potential negative impact these facilities could have on local air quality.
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