North Carolina silica sand project meets regulatory approval

By Gaurav Sharma
Published: Wednesday, 04 July 2012

US mine gets go-ahead despite public opposition; Pilkington may be buyer

Buie Lakes Plantation LLC’s proposal for a silica sand project in North Carolina, US, has received regulatory approval.

On Monday, commissioners in the state’s Red Springs region, Robeson County, granted a conditional mining permit to Buie Lakes Plantation. This follows on from the company receiving its state mining...

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