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Eagle Materials Acquires CRS Proppants

Eagle Materials Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CRS Proppants LLC and its subsidiaries, including Great Northern Sand LLC (CRS Proppants), an established supplier of high-quality northern-white frac sand to the energy industry.

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Athabasca Minerals Banks on Firebag Frac Sand Project

Athabasca Minerals Inc. is reporting record revenue and its second highest-ever quarterly net income, mostly from the company’s aggregates operations. The company also reported that it has received approval for the right to work and remove sand from Phase One of the Firebag Frac Sand Project from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

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Superior Silica Denies Pollution Allegations

County officials in western Wisconsin have closed a frac sand mine for allegedly dumping polluted wastewater into a pond that was properly lined. Trempealeau County regulators shut down the Guza Pit near Independence this week for operating without a permit.

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