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US Silica Holdings Inc. 2016 Investor Day (Replay)
12/01/16 at 9:30 a.m. ET
US Silica Holdings Inc. 2016 Investor Day
Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:30 a.m. ET  
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November 23, 2016U.S. Silica Investor Day 2016 -- Dec. 1, 2016 Webcast Details
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) will host its 2016 Investor Day at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston, Texas on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET. Senior management will provide updates on our businesses with a particular focus on some of the key topics and opportunities we see moving forward. Due to limited capacity, attendance is by invitation only. The event will be webcast live and all interested parties are invited... 
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November 22, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Shares
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase 1,350,000 additional shares of its common stock. The option was granted by U.S. Silica to the underwriters in connection with the previously consummated public offering of 9,000,000 shares of common stock. Settlement of the sale of the additional shares is expected to occur on November 23, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. ... 
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November 09, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 9,000,000 shares of U.S. Silica common stock. The underwriters will be granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,350,000 shares of common stock. U.S. Silica intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund general corporate purposes including potential acquisitions of complementary businesses or assets. Morgan ... 
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November 09, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 9,000,000 shares of U.S. Silica common stock for total gross proceeds of $416,250,000. The underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,350,000 shares of common stock. U.S. Silica intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes including the potential acquisition of complem... 
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November 07, 2016U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 7, 2016 /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 Jan. 5, 2017 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 15, 2016. 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 industry, and in a wide range of indu... 
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November 03, 2016U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results
- Revenue of $137.7 million increased 18% sequentially - Net loss for the quarter of $0.17 per basic share - Tons sold in Oil & Gas up 21% sequentially - Closed on two accretive acquisitions, Sandbox Logistics and NBR Sands - Sold 65% of Oil & Gas tons in basin FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced a net loss of $11.3 million or $(0.17) per basic and diluted share for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016 co... 
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October 13, 2016Halliburton and U.S. Silica Break Record for Moving Largest Sand Unit Train in North America
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2016-- Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) and U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today the companies have moved a record breaking unit train carrying nearly 19,000 tons of U.S. Silica White® frac sand from Ottawa, Ill., to Elmendorf, Texas. The train, the largest frac sand unit of its kind shipped to date in North America, arrived today via the BNSF railroad. Unit trains reduce transit time from mine ... 
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October 13, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2016 financial results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 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 president and chief fi... 
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August 23, 2016U.S. Silica Completes Acquisition of Sandbox Enterprises
FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Sandbox Enterprises LLC, a leading provider of innovative logistics solutions and technology for the transportation of proppant used in hydraulic fracturing in the oil and gas industry. Sandbox utilizes specially designed, patent-protected equipment and processes to efficiently and cost-effectively service well site operations. "This acquisition provid... 
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August 22, 2016U.S. Silica to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that members of the management team will participate in the following investor conferences during the third quarter of 2016: Simmons 2016 European Energy Conference Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2016 Gleneagles Hotel – Scotland Barclays 2016 Energy-Power Conference Sept. 7, 2016 Sheraton New York Times Square – New York City, NY. 7th Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference Sept. 1... 
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August 17, 2016U.S. Silica Completes Acquisition of NBR Sand
FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the NBR Sand unit of New Birmingham, Inc., a leading regional sand mining company based in Tyler, Texas. The low-cost, state-of-the-art facility has annual capacity of just over two million tons and produces 40/70 Mesh and 100 Mesh Silica Sand used in hydraulic fracturing. ''The acquisition of NBR delivers on our strategic objective to diversify our m... 
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August 02, 2016U.S. Silica to Acquire Logistics Solutions Provider Sandbox Enterprises
Accretive Acquisition Provides Customers Cost-Efficient Last-Mile Delivery System FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sandbox Enterprises LLC, a leading provider of innovative logistics solutions and technology for the transportation of proppant used in hydraulic fracturing in the oil and gas industry. The transaction will be financed using a combination of $75 million... 
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August 02, 2016U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
- Revenue of $117.0 million decreased 5% sequentially - Net loss for the quarter of $0.19 per basic share - Tons sold in Oil and Gas down 6% sequentially - Generated $5.1 million of operating cash flow - Accretive acquisition of NBR Sands adds regional capacity with direct access to Texas shale basins FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced a net loss of $12.0 million or $(0.19) per basic and diluted share for the seco... 
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July 25, 2016U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., July 25, 2016 /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 Oct. 4, 2016 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 15, 2016. 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 industry, and in a wide range of in... 
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July 18, 2016U.S. Silica to Acquire Regional Frac Sand Producer for $210 million
Adds products and capacity to meet strong demand for low-cost regional sands FREDERICK, Md., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced an agreement to acquire a leading regional sand producer for approximately $210 million, subject to certain adjustments at closing. The transaction will be funded using a combination of cash on hand (57%) and restricted stock (43%).The acquisition of the NBR Sand unit of the privately-owned New Birmingham Inc. is e... 
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July 07, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2016 financial results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 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, vice president and chief financ... 
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June 14, 2016U.S. Silica to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FREDERICK, Md., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that members of the management team will participate in the following investor conferences during the second quarter of 2016: William Blair 36th Annual Growth Stock Conference June 14, 2016 Four Seasons Hotel – Chicago, Ill. 2016 Wells Fargo West Coast Energy Conference June 21, 2016 Ritz Carlton Hotel – San Francisco, Calif. Management will meet with institutional investors through... 
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May 24, 2016U.S. Silica Acquires Additional Reserves at Ottawa
FREDERICK, Md., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has completed the purchase of a fully permitted, 327-acre parcel of land adjacent to its existing silica sand mine and plant in Ottawa, Illinois. The company plans to use the land for future mining operations and said it will add approximately 30 million tons of proven reserves. U.S. Silica purchased the property from a privately-held mining company. The reserves are high quality Ottaw... 
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May 09, 2016U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., May 9, 2016 /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 July 6, 2016 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 15, 2016. 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 industry, and in a wide range of indus... 
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April 26, 2016U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
- Revenue of $122.5 million decreased 10% sequentially - Net loss for the quarter of $0.20 per basic share - Tons sold in Oil and Gas down 9% sequentially - Contribution margin in Industrial and Specialty Products up 9% year-over-year - Cash and cash equivalents and short-term investments of $470.2 million ... 
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April 05, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2016 financial results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 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, vice president and chief financ... 
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March 16, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering of Common Stock
FREDERICK, Md., March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 8,695,700 shares of U.S. Silica common stock, upsized from the previously announced 8,000,000 shares, for total estimated gross proceeds of $173,914,000. The underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,304,300 shares of common stock. U.S. Silica intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for gene... 
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March 16, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
FREDERICK, Md., March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 8,000,000 shares of U.S. Silica common stock. The underwriters will be granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of common stock. U.S. Silica intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes including the potential acquisition of complementary businesses or assets. Barcla... 
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March 02, 2016U.S. Silica to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FREDERICK, Md., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that members of the management team will participate in the following investor conferences during the first quarter of 2016: Simmons Sixteenth Annual Energy Conference March 3, 2016 Mandarin Oriental Hotel – Las Vegas, Nev. Scotia Howard Weil 2016 Energy Conference March 21, 2016 The Roosevelt Hotel – New Orleans, La. Management will meet with institutional investors throughout thes... 
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February 23, 2016U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
- Fourth quarter revenue of $136.1 million and full year revenue of $643.0 million - Tons sold in Oil and Gas segment down 10% year-over-year - Contribution margin for ISP of $70.1 million up 15% year-over-year - Full year operating cash flow of $61.5 million, exceeded capital expenditures by $7.8 million - Capital Expenditures for 2016 expected in the range of $15 million to $20 million FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today ... 
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February 22, 2016U.S. Silica Declares Quarterly Dividend
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 22, 2016 /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, 2016 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 15, 2016. 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 industry, and in a wide range of i... 
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February 02, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Call
FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 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, vice president and ... 
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January 20, 2016U.S. Silica Announces Price Increases on Silica and Aplite Products
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 20, 2016 /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 silica sand and aplite products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, chemical, recreation, building products and other applications. The increases are effective with shipments after February 1, 2016. Price increases will range from 4 to 6 percent, depending on the... 
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