Year in Review 2012: Frac sand
Published: Monday, 31 December 2012
US boom continues, other regions catch up, but controversy still rages
The US frac sand industry dominated the headlines
in 2012 as mining activity boomed almost as fast as fracking
More than 40% of the USs frac sand tonnage was used as
hydraulic fracturing sand and well-packing and cementing sand,
while 26% was used as glassmaking sand, 11% as...