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Winona County Looking into Legality of Frac Sand Ban

Winona County, Minn., Attorney Karin Sonneman will advise the County Board later this spring on whether the board has the legal authority to ban new frac sand mines and processing facilities in rural parts of the county, according to the Winona Post. Her legal opinion could be the first step toward a vote on the issue sometime this year.

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New PopTester/KELRIK Report Evaluates Market

PropTester Inc. and KELRIK LLC announced the release of its latest Proppant Market Report. The 2015 Proppant Market Report is a detailed overview of the global proppant market in relation to prior years. The report will also be available to subscribers at www.proppantmarketreport.com.

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Emerge Energy Looks to the Future

Emerge Energy reported net loss of $9.9 million, or $0.41 per diluted unit for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2015. Net income, net income per unit and Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2014, were $24.4 million, $1.01 per diluted unit and $36.3 million, respectively.

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Badger Mining Opens Wyoming Transload Facility

Railcars of sand leaving Badger Mining Corp. (BMC) are headed to a different destination for the first time – BMC’s newest transload facility in Bill, Wyo. For Badger Mining, a supplier of Premium Northern-White industrial raw and coated sand, this new location will better serve current and future customers in the Powder River Basin.

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