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Preferred Sands Touts Nebraska Sand

Preferred Sands announced that third-party testing and real production data confirm that silica sand from its Genoa, Neb., processing facility provides comparable crush and performance benefits to Northern White Sand, in addition to offering a lower proppant cost and logistics savings.

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Badger Opens Transload Facility in Ohio

Rayland, Ohio, a village located 50 miles southwest of Pittsburgh and situated along the Ohio River, is home to the newest transload facility for Badger Mining Corporation (BMC), a family-owned, values-driven supplier of Premium Northern-White industrial raw and coated silica sand.

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Fairmount Santrol Announces First-Quarter 2016 Results

Fairmount announced results for the first quarter of 2016. First-quarter 2016 revenues were $145.5 million, up 8 percent from $134.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, and down 52 percent from $301.5 million for the same period in 2015. Overall volumes sold were 2.1 million tons for the quarter, an increase of 10 percent from 1.9 million tons in the fourth quarter of 2015 and a decline of 8 percent from 2.3 million tons in the first quarter of 2015.

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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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