Santrol Begins NEW Proppant Production

Santrol, a Fairmount Minerals company, announced full-scale production of self-suspending proppant technology is underway at a Texas plant. Additional manufacturing sites will be integrated into the value chain during the first half of 2014.

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EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines 

By Mark S. kuhar The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made available $2 million in funding for rebates to help public and private construction equipment owners replace or retrofit older diesel construction engines. The rebates will reduce harmful pollution and improve air quality in local areas.

“Exhaust from diesel construction equipment affects children, senior citizens and others in neighborhoods across…

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