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CR Meyer Earns Top Safety Honor

CR Meyer of Oshkosh, Wis., earned the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin’s highest safety honor, Level III Safety ACE. The AGC of Wisconsin’s Safety ACE Program, which stands for Awareness, Compliance, and Education, is designed to recognize AGC members’ commitment to safety management.

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Superior Sands’ Shearer Says Market Has Rebounded

After a disappointing 2015 and 2016, the frac sand industry in Wisconsin is moving forward at a record rate, according to the Dunn County News. That was the message delivered by Rick Shearer, president and CEO of Superior Sands, to members of the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission on Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Select Sands’ Revenues Grow 148 Percent

Select Sands Corp. announced financial and operational results for the third quarter of 2017 Third Quarter 2017 financial highlights include:

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U.S. Silica’s Shinn: Market May Hit 100 Million Tons in 2018

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced net income of $41.3 million or $0.51per basic share, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017 compared with a net loss of $11.3 million or $(0.17) per basic and diluted share for the third quarter of 2016.

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This Week’s Market Buzz

• At press time, WTI Crude Oil was sitting at $55.14, while Brent Crude was at $61.36. There are two forces at work in the oil markets today creating a tug of war, according to media sources. On the one hand you have U.S. shale producers on a quest to reach 10 million barrels a day in production amid falling seasonal demand. On the other hand you have the perception that the oil glut that has gripped the world over the last few years is coming to an end because of OPEC restraint and increased demand from improving economies.

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