Frac sand boom drives re-opening of Michigan mine

By John Ollett
Published: Monday, 06 February 2012

Sargent Sand Co. to restart production; 300,000 tonnes planned in first year

US-based sand company Sargent Sand Co. is preparing to restart production at its dormant mine in Ludington, Michigan.

The company is hoping to produce 300,000 tonnes of frac sand in 2012 and ramp up production to 800,000 tonnes in 2013 and...

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