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March 23, 2018U.S. Silica Acquires Performance Materials Leader EP Minerals for $750 Million
- Rare find with attractive market structure - Provides strong margins with meaningful growth opportunities - Reliable cash flows complement Oil & Gas segment in the U.S. Silica portfolio FREDERICK, Md., March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire EP Minerals for $750 million in cash. EP Minerals – with sales of over $200 million – is a global producer of engineered m... 
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March 19, 2018U.S. Silica Announces Sale of Transload Assets to CIG Logistics
FREDERICK, Md., March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that is has signed an agreement to sell three transloads located in the Permian, Eagle Ford and Appalachian Basins to CIG Logistics for $75 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close by the end of this month, pending financing. The three facilities are located near Odessa, Texas, San Antonio, Texas and Benwood, W. Va., and comprise approximately ... 
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February 21, 2018U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
- Fourth quarter revenue of $360.6 million and full year revenue of $1.24 billion - Net income for the quarter of $0.89 per basic share and $1.79 per basic share for the full year - U.S. tax reform resulted in a deferred income tax benefit of $35.8 million or $0.44 per basic share for the year ended Dec. 31, 2017 - Record 15.1 million tons sold Company-wide in 2017 - Capital expenditures in 2018 expected to be in the range of $300 million to $350 million FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 21,... 
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February 20, 2018U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0625 per common share. The dividend is payable on April 5, 2018 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. About U.S. Silica U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000, is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas ... 
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February 08, 2018U.S. Silica Announces Price Increases on Industrial and Specialty Products
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) said today that its Industrial and Specialty Products business has increased prices for the majority of its non-contracted silica sand, cool roof granule, aplite and specialty products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, roofing, chemical, recreation, building products and other applications. The increases were effective for shipments after January 1, 2018. Price increases will range ... 
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February 05, 2018U.S. Silica to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that members of the management team will participate in the following investor conferences and events during the first quarter of 2018: 2018 Simmons Annual Energy Conference Feb. 28 – March 2, 2018 The Mandarin Oriental – Las Vegas, NV 2018 Evercore ISI Energy/Power Summit March 13, 2018 St. Regis Hotel – Houston, TX Scotia Howard Weil 2018 Energy Co... 
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January 29, 2018U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. Hosting the call will be Bryan Shinn, president and chief executive officer and Don Merril, executive vice p... 
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January 03, 2018U.S. Silica Announces Promotion of Billy Ray Smith to Senior Vice President and President, Oil & Gas Proppants
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced the promotion of Billy Ray Smith to senior vice president and president, Oil & Gas Proppants, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Mr. Smith succeeds Don D. Weinheimer, who will be retiring but will stay on for an interim period to support the transition as vice president of strategic marketing. Mr. Smith will join the Company's Executive Management Team and report to Brad Casper, executive vice president... 
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