US Silica sees sand demand up as fracking goes super-sized
Sand miner US Silica Holdings said demand could triple over the next five years as energy companies use increasing amounts of sand in hydraulic fracturing to extract more oil and gas from shale fields.
Holcim/Lafarge marriage made in heaven?
Holcim & Lafarge announced their engagement. Wedding plans to follow. What’s your opinion?
Lack of personal protection equipment led to mine owner's death
On May 1, 2014, William M Hill, president, age 57, was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating rolled over at Silver State Minerals’ Gypsum Mountain Mine, Nevada.