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Conservation Groups Sue Over Sagebrush Lizard

Conservation groups are suing to secure federal protections for a reptile that makes its home among the sand dunes in west Texas and southeast New Mexico.

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Hi-Crush Rebrands

Hi-Crush Inc. announced a strategic restructuring and rebranding. Hi-Crush Inc., or HCR, will serve as the parent corporation for four specialized business units, each with its own area of expertise:

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Making a Case for Brady Sand

According to PFX Aggregates, OGX Operating, a Midland based E&P company with holdings throughout the Permian Basin, was considering the value of utilizing sand from the Hickory Formation (typically known as Brady sand) versus the more expensive Northern White sand from mines located out of state. While determining the economic impact, there was also a very important performance aspect to OGX for the ultimate completion and production from their planned well.

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NIOSH Celebrates Respiratory Protection Week

Breathing is taken for granted by most of us. For the estimated 5 million U.S. workers required to wear respirators to do their job well and safely, the evolution of respiratory protection, a critical piece of personal protective equipment (PPE), takes on a different meaning.

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