Theres no halting the intensity of interest in the US proppant market.
Despite a certain degree of continuing protest against fracking in both North America and Europe, the signs are that there is much mileage left in this market - and a lucrative one at that - for developers and producers of frac sand and bauxite-based ceramic proppants.
Fores Canada in Mississippi
Natchez, Mississippi is to host a new company called Magnolia Frac Sand LLC, which is to supply sand to a frac sand plant to be established by Fores Canada Inc.
Fores is to create a new division at Natchez called Fores Frac Sand LLC.
Fores Natchez operations will also encompass another new company, Fores Resin Coat LLC, which will add a resin coat to some of the frac sand produced to strengthen, harden, and enhance the performance of the frac sand.
Magnolia Frac Sand is a...