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U.S. Silica's Sandbox Unit Wins Breach of Contract Lawsuit

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced a decisive jury verdict in a trial in State District Court in Harris County, Texas, against Arrows Up LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX Inc., a Broe Group portfolio company.

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Superior Silica Sands Worker Killed by Runaway Train

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on June 23, a 39-year-old electrician with 10 weeks of experience was fatally injured while trying to stop runaway railcars at Superior Silica Sands’ San Antonio Plant.

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Copper Present in Water Days After Frac Sand Spill

A creek inundated with 10 million gal. of water from a Trempealeau County, Wis., frac sand mine had toxic levels of copper two days after the spill, according to test results recently released by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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