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Q2 2014 US Silica Holdings Inc Earnings Conference Call
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July 29, 2014U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
- Revenue of $205.8 million up 59% year-over-year - EPS of $0.53 per basic share; excluding additional M&A and business development expenses of $0.02, EPS of $0.55 per basic share - Total volumes sold in oil and gas of 1.5 million tons a 53% improvement over same period last year - New Utica, IL frac sand mine and plant online and expected to fully ramp by September 1st - Company increasing guidance for Adjusted EBITDA to a range of $215 million to $225 million, including Cadre ... 
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July 28, 2014U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
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 critical... 
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July 16, 2014U.S. Silica to Acquire Regional Frac Sand Producer Cadre Services Inc. for $98 million
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... 
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July 09, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
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 Merril, Vi... 
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June 30, 2014U.S. Silica Gains Approval for Development of New Mine and Plant Near Fairchild, Wisconsin
FREDERICK, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (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 ... 
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June 24, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Price Increases on Ground and Fine Ground Silica Products
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 15th, 2014 or as contracts allow. The price increase... 
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June 04, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Participation in Two Investment Conferences
FREDERICK, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that the Company will be meeting with investors and making a presentation at the Morgan Stanley First Annual Global Natural Resources Conference being at the Hotel Arts in Barcelona, Spain June 9-10, 2014. Bryan Shinn, President and CEO of U.S. Silica, will be making a presentation on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 11:10 a.m. ET. In addition, management will be meeting with investors at the William... 
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May 28, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Participation in 2014 RBC Capital Markets' Global Energy and Power Conference
FREDERICK, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that its management will be meeting with investors at the 2014 RBC Capital Markets' Global Energy and Power Conference being held at the Ritz Carlton, Battery Park in New York City June 2-3, 2014. U.S. Silica is scheduled to meet with investors on Monday, June 2nd. As per the conference program, the Company will not be making a formal presentation. About U.S. Silica U.S. Silica Holdings, In... 
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May 12, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Price Increases on Fine Whole Grain Silica Products
FREDERICK, Md., May 12, 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 fine whole grain silica sand products used primarily in glass melting furnaces and building products, an average of approximately twenty percent. The increases are effective with shipments after May 1st, 2014 or as contracts allow. The price increases are being made to support the continued ... 
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April 29, 2014U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
- Revenue for the quarter up 47.2% year-over-year - EPS of $0.34 per basic share; excluding additional M&A and business development expense, EPS of $0.37 per basic share - Overall sales volumes for oil and gas frac sand increased 45% year-over-year to 1.3 million tons - New Utica, IL mine and plant expected to come online late second quarter, adding 1.5 million tons of oil and gas capacity - Company revising full-year 2014 adjusted EBITDA guidance to the high end of the range of ... 
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April 28, 2014U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., April 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 July 3, 2014 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 13, 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 critical... 
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April 09, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA)  announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss U.S. Silica's first quarter 2014 financial results. Hosting the call will be Bryan Shinn, President and Chief Executive Officer and Don Merril, V... 
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March 20, 2014U.S. Silica Announces New Board Member, Daniel Avramovich
FREDERICK, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that Daniel Avramovich has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, increasing the board's size to 6 members. Mr. Avramovich will also serve as a member of the audit committee.   Mr. Avramovich brings more than 35 years of senior leadership and extensive experience from all facets of transportation and logistics industry companies including, Deutsche Post DHL/Exel, Union Pacific... 
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February 25, 2014U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
- Revenue for the quarter and the full year up 25.8% and 23.6%, respectively, year-over-year - Full year overall sales volumes increased nearly 14% to 8.2 million tons - Over 60% of oil and gas sales during the quarter made downstream via transloads - Company reaffirming guidance for 2014 for adjusted EBITDA, capital expenditures and effective tax rate FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced net income of $16.5  million ... 
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February 11, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Major Expansions to Supply Chain and Logistics Network
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad (UP) to build a new, unit train capable silica sand storage facility in Odessa, Texas. In addition, the Company has completed modifications to its resin-coated sand facility in Rochelle, Illinois. These changes now enable the plant to ship raw sand to multiple destinations across the country. The plant will continue to pr... 
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February 10, 2014U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 10, 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 April 1, 2014 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 14, 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 critica... 
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February 05, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss U.S. Silica's fourth quarter 2013 financial results. Hosting the call will be Bryan Shinn, president and chief executive offi... 
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January 31, 2014U.S. Silica Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Results and Provides 2014 Guidance
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2013. The Company anticipates revenue for the quarter of $149.5 million, adjusted EBITDA (non-GAAP) of $35.9 million and net income of $0.31 per basic and diluted share. U.S. Silica president and chief executive officer Bryan Shinn said, "Our fourth quarter results were negatively impacted by the severe winter storms in mid- and late December.  Th... 
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