US Silica hikes glass and building sand prices by 20%
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Increases follow negligible Q1 profit growth for company’s industrial and speciality segment
US Silica Holdings Inc. has raised prices
for its fine whole grain silica sand products, used primarily
in the glass making and building industries, by around 20%.
The company said in a statement yesterday that the increases
will apply to the majority of its non-contracted sand