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2014-07-31 16:22:40

FREDERICK, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cadre Services Inc., a leading regional sand mining company based in Voca, Texas. The addition of Cadre's outstanding operational and logistics capabilities allows U.S. Silica to expand its geographic footprint and product offerings in the fast-growing Permian Basin. The purchase price was $98 million. "The successful acquisition of Cadre...

2014-07-28 08:25:04

FREDERICK, Md., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend is payable on Oct. 3, 2014 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 15, 2014. About U.S. Silica U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000, is one of the largest domestic producers of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a...

2014-07-25 23:08:34

Walttools, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of professional grade decorative concrete tools and supplies is the first to bring the hottest trend in concrete polishing – Colloidal Silica - to market as a value product. Morris, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Colloidal silica is a densifier for concrete. It makes concrete surfaces harder and when it comes to concrete polishing, harder is better. Harder concrete generally polishes better and polishing concrete is a rapidly growing green...

2014-07-16 16:22:13

Accretive acquisition expands capacity and product offerings in one of the fastest growing oil and gas basins in the country. FREDERICK, Md., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that it has signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cadre Services Inc., a leading regional sand mining Company based in Voca, Texas, for approximately $98 million in cash. Closing is expected by the end of the month....

2014-07-09 08:23:04

FREDERICK, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss U.S. Silica's second quarter 2014 financial results. Hosting the call will be Bryan Shinn, President and Chief Executive Officer and Don...

2014-06-30 16:22:22

FREDERICK, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that it has received approval from the Town of Fairchild, WI to begin development of a new, three million ton-per-year frac sand mine and plant. The proposed state-of-the-art facility, which will be served by the Union Pacific Railroad, is anticipated to become operational by the fourth quarter of 2015. Bryan Shinn, president and chief executive officer of U.S. Silica said, "We had...

2014-06-25 08:24:03

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82mmxw/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Precipitated Silica Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global And Chinese Precipitated Silica Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Precipitated Silica industry with a focus on the Chinese situation....

2014-06-24 08:23:59

FREDERICK, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) said today that its Industrial and Specialty Products business is increasing prices for the majority of its non-contracted ground and fine ground silica sand products used primarily in paints, coatings, elastomers, chemical, building products and other applications, an average of approximately ten percent. The increases are effective with shipments after July 15(th), 2014 or as contracts allow. The...

2014-06-19 23:05:45

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Precipitated Silica Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Precipitated Silica Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Precipitated Silica market. The report provides basic Precipitated Silica information, including Precipitated Silica definition, classification, application, and industry...

2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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