Tag: silica sand


Moreau transitions to U.S. Silica from Holcim

August 15, 2023By

Jay Moreau, who served Holcim U.S. in a CEO capacity over a four-year period, joins the commercial silica producer.

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Report: Silica sand demand to grow annually

October 31, 2016By

A Freedonia Group report says silica sand demand in North America is forecast to expand 5.1 percent per year through 2020.

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U.S. Silica to acquire frac sand producer

July 21, 2016By

U.S. Silica agreed to purchase NBR Sand for $210 million. The transaction is expected to close this August.

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Global demand for silica sand reported to increase

December 30, 2014By

According to the World Industrial Silica Sand study by The Freedonia Group, global demand for industrial silica sand […]

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Technical session, tours part of silica sand conference

August 22, 2012By

Registration is now open for the Conference on the Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin, presented jointly […]

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Fairmount Minerals earns award for community service

June 21, 2012By

Fairmount Minerals’ Wedron Silica sand-mining facility has earned a community relations award from the Illinois Association of Aggregate […]

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