29 September 2017
The West Texas frac sand boom continues, with a new 2.6m tpa facility announced.
20 September 2017
Strict limits on workers' exposure to silica dust will hit the fracking industry next year.
19 September 2017
Demand for ceramic proppants has dwindled, but resin-coated sand may have a future as mesh sizes fall, conference delegates hear.
18 September 2017
Sand demand is booming but quality is becoming less of a concern, as users focus on increasing frac intensity, delegates attending the IM Frac Sand conference in Colorado report.
26 August 2017
Texas miners worried as growing sand interest threatens endangered lizard.
22 August 2017
The mining company sees little hope for fracking development outside of the US.
21 August 2017
Data from Baker Hughes suggest that drilling rates have stabilised, which would also slow the growth in oilfield mineral demand.
16 August 2017
The company reports rapidly rising sales as production gears up.
11 August 2017
Fears are growing among fracking companies that an influx of sand miners threatens a fragile truce with environmental authorities, Select Sands boss warns.
07 August 2017
US drilling activity also appears to be tailing off, as rig numbers fall twice in three weeks.
02 August 2017
Northern white sand demand will "level out" but the fracking sector will drive higher in-basin demand in Texas.