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Preferred Sands Touts Performance of its RCS Product

Preferred Sands announced that its Garnet resin-coated sand (RCS) product outperformed by approximately 90 percent the highest producing conventional resin available in the Permian Basin, based on a study sampling 2,099 horizontal wells in the Permian from January 2013 through December 2014.

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Select Sands Completes PEA on Arkansas Project

Select Sands Corp. completed an independent Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the company's permitted Sandtown Project located in Northeast Arkansas. Tetra Tech of Golden, Colo., and Vancouver, BC, Canada, completed the PEA. The current study comprises approximately 40 percent of the property (200 acres).

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Westmoreland Coal Partners with Athabasca

Westmoreland Coal Co. through its Coal Valley Resources Inc. subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with Athabasca Minerals Inc. that will result in the production of aggregate from Westmoreland’s Obed Mountain Mine site.

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Unimin’s Jerry Run Terminal Now Operational

Unimin Energy Solutions announced the first delivery of frac sands by unit train to its Jerry Run, W.Va., terminal. Unimin, with partners CSX Railroad and Process Transload, operate a high-efficiency transload and storage facility on Highway 50 in the liquids-rich region of the southern Marcellus in West Virgina and southwestern Pennsylvania.

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