NRP acquires Wisconsin frac sand reserves

By Emma Hughes
Published: Monday, 05 November 2012

Company to mine, process and sell sand under long-term contracts

US-based minerals group Natural Resource Partners (NRP) has acquired 2.2km2 of silica (frac) sand reserves near Wyeville, Wisconsin for a purchase price of $15m.

Frac sand is used in the hydraulic fracturing,...

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