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Covering All of Your Frac Sand Needs. Because of our centrally located mining and processing plants, Superior Silica Sands can efficiently and economically ship our sands throughout most parts of North America. Two of our Wisconsin operations are ideally located for systematic shipping of our highquality frac sand proppants to customers ...

Superior Silica faces lawsuit for millions | Top Stories ...

A lawsuit filed Wednesday, March 27, in Pennsylvania claims that Superior Silica Sands has failed to pay bills submitted by a company it hired to manage a frac sand transloading facility in San Antonio, Tex., and owes the plaintiff a total of nearly 25 million. The lawsuit is the second such legal ...

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Frac Sand Producer In Wisconsin Faces Bankruptcy As ...

May 13, 2019· A major frac sand mining company with operations in Wisconsin is facing bankruptcy while an industry analyst says up to 75 percent of mines in Wisconsin that supply oil and gas producers might have to close due to an ongoing oversupply of sand. Emerge Energy Services LP, which owns Superior Silica Sands, entered into a debt restructuring ...

Trempealeau County Frac Sand Mine Shuts Down Operations ...

A frac sand mine in Trempealeau County is shutting down operations resulting in between 35 and 40 layoffs. The company says the closure is due to "decreased profitability" and expects the layoffs to last through the end of the year.

A New Sand Frontier: Western Sands Utah Burgex Inc.

A New Sand Frontier: Western Sands, LLC Although we have been in a long stretch of lower oil prices, mergers, and company closures, someday sand demand will rise again. The number of remaining projects that exist today could potentially fall short of meeting demand, when fracking takes off again.

Frac Sand Mining Trains in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley ...

Jun 28, 2014· Superior Silica Sands • Wisconsin Northern • Union Pacific A look at the busy frac sand railroads and sand mining operations in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley.

Fracking Rural Wisconsin How Fracking's Appetite for ...

May 04, 2018· In this image, taken in July 2013, a frac sand mine operated by Superior Silica Sands, which is part of Emerge Energy Services out of Fort Worth, Texas, cuts into a hillside in Chippewa County, Wisconsin. From 2009 to August of 2016, Chippewa County has permitted 13 frac sand mining operations, amounting to 3,706 acres of land.

Sand industry back in business in western Wisconsin ...

Experts say downturn is over, jobs returning. That means employment at Superior Silica’s five mines in Barron and Chippewa counties has reached close to 200, up from about 70 last year when two of the facilities operated part time and two were completely shut down, Masek said.

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Superior Silica Sands. 769 likes. Superior Silica Sands is a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality Northern sand, and native Texas sand.

Researchers Find Promising Results In Frac Sand Mine ...

Jul 11, 2018· In Chippewa County alone, he said, there are 85 active sand and gravel operations in different phases of the reclamation process. Seven of those are largescale frac sand mines, three of which are beginning to restore land that has been mined out. Masterpole said the test plot at Superior Silica Sands can act as a roadmap for others.

Wisconsin Frac Sand Boom is Over: Mines Sit Dormant as ...

Jun 27, 2019· University of WisconsinEau Claire Professor Kent Syverson believes the region’s frac sand development boom is over. Superior Silica Sands has idled three sand mines in …

San Antonio, TX | Superior Silica Sands

SSS/EMES acquired the San Antonio, TX mine and dry plant operation on April 12, 2017. This acquisition comes with a unique history, where mining for concrete roads and bridges began by Mr. Dave Lehr prior to 1900, and transportation at that time was primarily by horse and wagon!

Kosse, TX Superior Silica Sands | Frac Sands, Services ...

The genesis of Superior Silica Sands is our Kosse, TX mine and dry plant. Upon acquisition in June of 2008, SSS’s Kosse plant has transformed into a major frac sand provider in the Texas region for the oil and gas industry, with a 600,000 tpy finished frac sand capacity, as well as industrial sands for foundry, construction, and masonry.

New Auburn, WI Superior Silica Sands | Frac Sands ...

Our stateoftheart electronically monitored processing plant has the capability to produce mm tpy of quality proppant (frac) sand, available in coarse grades ranging from 16/30, 20/40, 30/50, 40/70, and 100m. CONTACT INFORMATION: Box 103 140 West Pine Street New Auburn, WI 54757 office fax

In westcentral Wisconsin, frac sand mines struggle amid ...

Superior Silica Sands has idled three of its five frac sand mines in Chippewa and Barron counties, said Sharon Macek, the company’s manager of mine planning and industrial relations in Wisconsin.

Industrial Minerals

Silica sand or ‘frac sand’ is a durable, round grain, crushresistant material produced for use in the hydraulic fracturing process (otherwise known as ‘fracking’). This process is used to gather energy sources, such as oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids from underground rock units that lack adequate pore space for these fluids to ...

Locations of industrial sand mines and processing plants ...

Download a spreadsheet with information about sand mining facilities in Wisconsin [XLSX]. Interactive map. This interactive map shows information about both active and inactive industrial sand mines and processing plants in Wisconsin, as well as facilities that have been reclaimed or …

Wisconsin Geological Natural History Survey » Frac sand ...

Trucks haul loads of sandstone from the mine pit to a crusher which breaks the sandstone chunks into individual sand grains. Grains that are too large for use as frac sand are separated out and either sold as an alternative industrial sand product or added to the reclamation pile (step 10).

Despite Record Demand For Frac Sand, Wisconsin Mines ...

Frac sand mines in Wisconsin are idling operations and laying people off despite a year of record demand for sand used to drill for oil and natural gas. HiCrush Proppants, Superior Silica Sands and Covia have announced they are scaling back production and cutting staff due to a changing frac …

Financial Offer From Frac Sand Company Leaves Towns ...

Oct 17, 2014· Superior Silica Sands indicated that it may pass on buying the mine if the lawsuit were to proceed. Company representative Anders Helquist reminded the boards the mine is already there. “This isn’t a referendum on frac sand mining,” he said. “It’s who do you want to be the operator — Superior Silica Sands or Cameron Rail?”

Sand mine/processing plant industrial monitors Wisconsin DNR

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Wisconsin frac sand mines sit dormant as competition grows

Jun 24, 2019· EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s frac sand industry is grappling with several idled mines as the sector faces increased competition in Texas and Oklahoma. Kent Syverson, a geology professor at the University of WisconsinEau Claire, believes the region’s frac …

Fracsand producer files for bankruptcy, says it owes ...

The fracsand company Emerge Energy Services says it owes at least 13 million to Wisconsin contractors in a bankruptcy case filed this week, on the heels of falling demand for the company’s products. Emerge, which owns eight sand pits and processing plants in …

Superior Silica Sands closing Chippewa County mine | News ...

Fiftyeight workers will be laid off as a result of a frac sand mine closure in Chippewa County, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Superior Silica Sands is closing ...

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Superior Silica Sands. 767 likes. Superior Silica Sands is a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality Northern sand, and native Texas sand.

Locations | Superior Silica Sands

The genesis of Superior Silica Sands is our Kosse, TX mine and dry plant. Upon acquisition in June of 2008, SSS’s Kosse plant has transformed into a major frac sand provider in the Texas region for the oil and gas industry, with a 600,000 tpy finished frac sand capacity, as well as industrial sands for foundry, construction, and masonry.

Frac sand producer declares bankruptcy | |

Emerge Energy Services, which owns eight frac sand mining and processing facilities in Wisconsin under subsidiary Superior Silica Sands, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in federal court. Now, officials in Chippewa and Barron counties are working to find out how the bankruptcy might ...

Superior Silica Sands | Frac Sands, Services and People

As the demand for frac sand grows in the energy sector, so does the demand for a highly experienced, trusted supplier. Today, that company is Superior Silica Sands. Superior Silica Sands is everything our name implies – a company uniquely positioned to serve the energy industry and known for superior frac sand, services and people.

Despite record demand, Wisconsin frac sand mines shutting ...

Frac sand mines in Wisconsin are idling operations and laying people off despite a year of record demand for sand used to drill for oil and natural gas. HiCrush Proppants, Superior Silica Sands and Covia have announced they are scaling back production and cutting staff due to a changing frac …

Wisconsin at 'global epicenter' of frac sand mining ...

Oct 10, 2013· “Wisconsin is the global epicenter, and we’re just getting started,” said Richard Shearer, president and CEO of Superior Silica Sands, which is headquartered in Ft. Worth, Texas, but has significant mining operations in this state.

Creditors file for payment from Superior Silica Sands ...

A lawsuit filed Wednesday, March 27, in Pennsylvania claims that Superior Silica Sands has failed to pay bills submitted by a company it hired to manage a frac sand transloading facility in San Antonio, Texas, and owes the plaintiff a total of nearly 25 million. The lawsuit is the second such legal ...

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About us. Superior Silica Sands is a leading supplier of highquality frac sand available in North America. With three dry plants located in Wisconsin and over 5mm TPY of premium northern white ...