U.S. Silica to Open Sand Storage Facility
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2012 13:31
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced an agreement with S.H. Bell Co. to open a new silica sand storage facility to support growing demand from oil and gas customers in the Utica and Marcellus Shale areas. U.S. Silica will ship barges and railcars of premium Northern White frac sand to the new transload facility in East Liverpool, Ohio, from its network of sand plants.
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Minnesota Frac Sand Plant Proposal Stirs Up Controversy
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2012 13:30
A possible $70 million frac sand plant and rail depot is stirring up controversy in St. Charles, Minn. According to local news sources, a 300-acre soy bean field outside of St. Charles could soon be the site of one of the largest frac sand processing plants in the country.
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