Tag: fracking

The frac sand market is booming once again, and producers are churning out sand at rampant rates. Photo courtesy of Mark Krause

High demand for frac sand

September 24, 2018By

The market is back and bigger than ever, and it isn’t showing signs of slowing anytime soon.

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Report: Good growth expected for Canadian silica

September 11, 2018By

Canadian industrial silica sand demand is projected to rise 6.7 percent each year over the next several years.

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Alpine Silica to build two new frac sand plants

June 7, 2018By

The plants will be in Van Horn, Texas, and Fay, Oklahoma.

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Proppant demand to grow steadily through decade’s end

October 1, 2015By

Demand for proppants in North America is forecast to increase 7.6 percent annually through 2019 to 162 billion […]

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BCC report indicates growth in hydraulic proppants

March 11, 2015By

BCC Research announced in its report, “Fracking Proppants: Global Markets,” that increasing industrialization has resulted in significant growth […]

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Frac sand producers face uncertainty with positivity

Frac sand producers face uncertainty with positivity

January 5, 2015By

Earlier this fall PacWest Consulting Partners, a company that forecasts sand demand, projected sand use would grow by […]

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Report says communities at risk from fracking

September 29, 2014By

According to a report by the Civil Society Institute, the Environmental Working Group and Midwest Environmental Advocates, as […]

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Morgan Stanley forecasts increased demand for frac sand

September 9, 2014By

According to an article in Business Insider, Morgan Stanley forecasts sand demand growth of 96 percent in 2016 […]

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Press applicable to proppant used in fracking

January 16, 2013By

Wabash MPI‘s new Genesis Series proppant crush test press is designed for use with sand, resin-coated sand and […]

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