All Blog Posts about ‘Frac Sand’

Frac Sand Industry Could See Best Year Yet

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Frac Sand Dryer (Drier)

The frac sand industry is seeing a major resurgence, with experts predicting record demand for the silica-based sand. The boom, garnering nicknames such as Proppacalypse, has many expecting to see proppant demand set an all-time high in 2017, despite a much lower rig count compared Continue reading →

 

Frac Sand Mining Continues in Wisconsin

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Frac Sand in Wisconsin

The recent frac sand boom has generated much debate amongst Wisconsinites, with strong views on either side. While many are set against mining this valuable quartz sand, the argument in favor of frac sand is strong, with jobs being the main consideration. As technologies in Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Robust Construction Pays Off in the Frac Sand Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Frac Sand Industry

FEECO’s durable equipment has found its place in many industries, but the latest, is the frac sand industry. Frac sand is the latest craze in the Midwest, and as companies look to mine this valued silica sand, the FEECO sand dryer, along with other equipment, Continue reading →

 

Fracing Will Bring Railcar Shortage in 2012

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Frac Sand Industry

While orders for railcars more than doubled in the third quarter last year, it looks like 2012 could continue at pace, due much in part, to the frac sand industry. According to an article on FuelFix.com, Brian Uhlmer, an analyst at Global Hunter Securities LLC, Continue reading →

 

FEECO Rotary Dryers for Frac Sand

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Frac Sand Dryers

Frac sand drying may seem like a simple task, but there is much more to it than meets the eye. When it comes to frac sand drying, there are a lot of factors to consider throughout the processing of the proppant sand that will dictate Continue reading →

 

History of Hydraulic Fracturing

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

History of Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing has gained a lot of attention recently, as companies scramble to mine the valuable frac sand contained in the Midwest. While fracing is new to most people, hydraulic fracturing, though in primitive form, can be traced all the way back to the 1860’s Continue reading →

 

Frac Sand Industry is Creating Jobs

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

In times of economic trouble, the creation of jobs can come few and far between. But one industry may be giving hope to many Wisconsin and Minnesota counties. Frac sand, a type of quartz sand, valuable for its roundness and strength, is making headlines across Continue reading →

 

FEECO Has A Good Position in the Frac Sand Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Wisconsin Frac Sand Sites

Compared to as Wisconsin’s Gold Rush by some, the boom for frac sand is in heavy swing, and Feeco International is sitting right at the edge of it – literally. With frac sand mines cropping up all over western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, companies can’t Continue reading →

 


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