Wisconsin DNR Drafting Wastewater Permit
Published: Thursday, 21 April 2016 16:31
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a new general wastewater permit for frac sand mines and processing facilities, saying the most recent existing permit, which expired in 2014, wasn’t designed for large-scale mining and didn't track what companies are adding to their wastewater, according to Wisconsin Public Radio.
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Victory Nickel Adapts to New Market Realities
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 19:45
Victory Nickel Inc. reported financial results for the 12-month period ended Dec. 30, 2015. The company reported a consolidated net loss of $5,112,000, or $0.09 per share, for the year. This compares with a net loss of $2,416,000, or $0.04 per share, during the year ended Dec. 31, 2014.
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Wisconsin DNR Releases Two Permits for Public Comment
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 19:44
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released two general permits for public comment related to non-metallic mining. In addition, the department is also developing a new study aimed at better understanding potential groundwater affects from industrial sand mining.
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Industry Challenges OSHA Silica Rule in Court
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 19:42
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), in conjunction with the Georgia Construction Aggregates Association (GCAA), filed a petition on April 4 in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for review of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) crystalline silica rule. OSHA published the final rule on March 25 and unless stayed by the court, the rule is set to take effect June 23.
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Schneyer to be Keynote Speaker at Frac Sand Insider Conference
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 19:40
Joel Schneyer, managing director in the Minerals Capital & Advisory Practice at Headwaters MB, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Frac Sand Insider 2016 Conference & Exhibition, to be held on May 10-11 in LaCrosse, Wis., sponsored by Mining Media International and Rock Products.
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