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Fairmont Santrol CFO to Step Down

Fairmount Santrol announced that Christopher L. Nagel will leave his position as chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance effective Oct. 20, 2015, in order to pursue an opportunity in the consumer products industry. Nagel's departure is not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the company or any matter relating to the company's accounting practices or financial statements, it said in a statement.

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Select Sands Says Land Clearing Complete at Sandtown

Select Sands Corp. announced that land clearing is complete and the company has requested U.S.-based contractors to submit bids for test mining and processing at its Sandtown project in Arkansas. Company management will be meeting with various contractors to select the contractors to commence the work right away.

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New Report Notes Innovation, Consolidation Future Keys to Market

Over the last year North American proppant and frac sand producers have faced a whole new paradigm with lower oil prices, according to Roskill’s new report, “Frac Sands & Proppants North America: Industry, Markets & Outlook 2015.”

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