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CanAm Coal Corp. Acquires Alberta Metallic Permit

CanAm Coal Corp. has completed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in an Alberta Metallic and Industrial Minerals Permit covering approximately 1,200 acres of land containing high-quality silica sand in Central Alberta, Canada.

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Wisconsin Lawmaker May Look at Statewide Standards

According to the Wisconsin Radio Network, a state lawmaker said he’s open to revisiting a proposal to create statewide standards for regulating frac sand mines.

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Terex Washing Systems Debuts Fracstac

Fracstac-150Terex Washing Systems (TWS) took the opportunity of Rock Products’ recent Frac Sand Insider conference to introduce its Fracstac modular frac plant concept to the U.S. market. According to Elaine Donaghy, marketing manager, the development of the new product is in response to extensive increased activity in the industry, and continually aiming to meet its customers’ needs. The product is due to be officially launched in early 2015 at an exclusive U.S. event.

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Di-Corp. Building Edmonton Terminal

Distribution company Di-Corp will start serving a new state-of-the-art frac sand terminal near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada, located southwest of Edmonton, in early 2015 to meet rising demand for frac sand in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Di-Corp of Edmonton is building the new 30-acre facility, which will have three tracks capable of holding 95 rail cars for unloading and six silos with 2,000 tons of storage capacity.

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