That’s because Canadian Silica has mines in Peace River, Alberta, and Brevort, Michigan.
The Peace River mine produces API Spec, 20/40, 30/50, 40/70 & 100 mesh frac sand with easy access to the Montney, Duverney, and Cardium Formations, trans-load facilities conveniently located in Falher Alberta and Dawson Creek BC.
The Mine in Brevort, Michigan produces API Spec 40/70 & 100 mesh frac sand with easy access to the Marcellus/Utica shale formations with port and trans-load facilities in Buffalo New York, Cleveland Ohio and Thunder Bay Ontario. AFS 50, AFS 52 and AFS 80 Foundry industrial sands as well as various construction related end product(s) including washed concrete sand, washed concrete rock, asphalt aggregates, blend sand, rip rap and granular base course materials are also produced and loaded directly onto ships at our port facilities on lake Michigan.
With trans-load and port facilities in Buffalo New York, Cleveland Ohio, Detroit Michigan, Windsor Ontario and Thunder Bay Ontario, with ship access from our mine(s) located in the Upper Peninsula near Brevort Michigan, our end product aggregate(s) supply can be shipped economically through-out the Great Lakes region.
Sand from our mining facilities in Peace River, Alberta, Arcadia, Wisconsin and Brevort, Michigan is deployed primarily by oil and gas service companies in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Industrial Minerals & Construction Aggregates
We produce specialty industrial minerals and end product construction aggregates of various sizes and types to meet your end product specifications for the heavy construction Industry. All materials produced are supported by our Quality Management Systems and Transportation Logistics across North America.