Eau Claire County hearing held on US Silica Fairchild mine reclamation plan

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2015

The Wisconsin County yesterday discussed US Silica’s reclamation plan for the company’s 3m tpa frac sand mine in Fairchild, with a decision expected in the next month. The company plans to plough forward with the mine permitting process despite other proppants producers reining back production, however its timeline hangs in the balance while the market awaits recovery.

A hearing was held by Eau Claire County planning and development committee yesterday to discuss the reclamation plan for US Silica’s Fairchild mine in Wisconsin, US, with a permitting decision for the silica (frac) sand mine expected in the next month.

At 1,300 pages, a US Silica representative at...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.