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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Wisconsin Frac Sand Plant Denied Permit
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2012 13:30
A Wisconsin frac sand company says it's deeply disappointed with a vote in Buffalo County against its plans to open a new facility there. The county's board of adjustment denied permits for the Glacier Sands’ proposed plant in the Town of Montana. The board said it intends to wait for the results of several studies on the environmental impact of mining in the area.
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