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Global Frac Sand Market Will Grow

According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global frac sand market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of more than 10 percent until 2020.

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Fairmount Santrol Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Fairmount Santrol released its 10th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled “All In.” The 2015 report follows the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. “To meet these guidelines, we conducted an assessment where we engaged internal and external stakeholders to identify and prioritize Fairmount Santrol’s most significant sustainability-related impacts, risks and opportunities,” the company said.

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Select Sands Divests Gold Project

Select Sands Corp. and Comstock Metals Ltd. announced that they have entered into a letter of intent in respect of a proposed purchase by Comstock of Select Sands’ Preview SW gold project located in the La Ronge district of Saskatchewan and Select Sands’ early-stage Old Cabin property in Ontario.

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SandTec Reduces Respirable Dust

ArrMaz’s SandTec, a silica frac sand coating technology, reduces respirable silica dust generated during hydraulic fracturing by up to 99 percent, according to the company. ArrMaz is already helping hydraulic fracturing operations quickly and easily meet the new silica dust exposure limit with SandTec.

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