Frac Sand 2015: Sustainability increasingly important in market downturn
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2015
While a focus on the social and environmental aspects of a project can influence permitting decisions and ensure its future success, delegates that the 3rd Frac Sand conference in Minnesota this year heard how sustainable development can bring measurable benefits in terms of profit, particularly in the current market downturn.
With public opinion becoming ever more influential over the
permitting process for silica (frac) sand mines, delegates at
the 3rd Frac Sand conference in Minneapolis, US,
this week heard that community relations are crucial to the
success of a project.
According to Mark Krumenacher, senior vice president at GZA