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Unimin Distribution Terminal to serve North Permian and Northern Cline Shale Plays

May 13, 2013

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Unimin Corporation announced today the opening of its newest proppant distribution terminal in Lubbock, TX. Strategically located between Fort Worth, TX and Hobbs, NM, the facility is ideally situated to serve hydraulic fracturing operations in the North Permian basin and northern sections of the Cline shale.

Unimin’s Lubbock terminal is served by two class 1 railroads via the Plainsman Short Line Railroad, and is easily accessed by over the road vehicles via Texas State Highway 331 and US Interstate I-27. The facility will operate 24 hours daily, 365 days a year.

“This new footprint in the North Permian and Cline formations is an important addition to our proppant delivery network,” said David Frattaroli, Senior Vice President of Unimin Corporation. “The Lubbock terminal reaffirms our commitment to cost-effectively deliver superior proppants that will maximize hydrocarbon recovery in the region.”

Unimin Corporation has thirty years of terminal operations experience and actively manages proppant distribution and storage terminals throughout North America. The facility at Lubbock, TX joins six other proppant distribution centers in Texas and Oklahoma serving the region.

For more information, contact Unimin Energy Division at www.propzone.com

About Unimin Corporation:
Unimin is the world’s leading producer of quartz proppants and a vertically integrated producer of resin coated proppants for hydraulic fracturing and hydrocarbon recovery. A member of the privately held Sibelco Group, Unimin operates 49 mining and mineral processing facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Executive offices are located in New Canaan, CT. with technology, analytical and sales service centers situated throughout North America. For more information and corporate sustainability report please visit: www.unimin.com and www.uniminsustainability.com.

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