30 March 2020
Oil drilling activity in the United States has fallen sharply with the price of the commodity tumbling, which will in turn sap the demand for frac sand and other oilfield minerals.
23 March 2020
Fastmarkets will continue to provide the price data, news and analytics you rely on in these turbulent times.
19 March 2020
While countries start to lock down their borders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), mining companies are beginning to halt production, delay projects and withdraw staff.
11 March 2020
Tumbling oil prices and plummeting oilfield company shares are flashing a warning sign for oilfield mineral demand.
10 March 2020
Major frac sand miner Covia has reported falling sales, with the US fracking market under pressure, and miners struggling with oversupply.
02 March 2020
US frac sand miner Select Sand has forecast a sharp rise in demand for the first quarter of 2020.
28 February 2020
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is set to accelerate what the trade wars started: the diversification of global supply chains.
03 February 2020
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