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Oct 16, 2013, 06:21 ET

Fairmount Minerals' William E. Conway Honored As 2013 Mayo Person Of The Year

 Fairmount Minerals is pleased to announce company Founder and Chairman Emeritus, William E. Conway, was honored as the 2013 Mayo Person of the...

Sep 25, 2013, 11:54 ET

Fairmount Minerals Named Master Innovator

Fairmount Minerals announced today the company was named Master Innovator by Smart Business, a Cleveland-based multimedia company, September 24 at...

Sep 06, 2013, 14:23 ET
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Fairmount Minerals Completes Transaction to Purchase FTS International's Sand Mining Operations, Resin-Coating Plants, and Transload Terminals

Fairmount Minerals announced today it has completed the acquisition of FTS International's (FTSI) proppant business, including certain sand mining...

Aug 07, 2013, 06:21 ET
Fairmount Minerals family members planted nearly 70,000 trees in 2012. This commitment to sustainable development fully offset the company's Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions. The Scope 1 and 2 guidelines are set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  (PRNewsFoto/Fairmount Minerals)

Fairmount Minerals Announces 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

 Fairmount Minerals announced today the company achieved 107% of its 2012 sustainable development (SD) goals that are part of a...

Jul 24, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Fairmount Minerals to Acquire Sand Mining Operations, Resin-Coating Plants, and Transload Terminals

 Fairmount Minerals announced today the signing of a purchase agreement with FTS International (FTSI) to acquire nearly all of FTSI's sand...

May 30, 2013, 06:21 ET
Jenniffer Deckard named CEO of Fairmount Minerals LTD.  (PRNewsFoto/Fairmount Minerals)

Jenniffer Deckard Succeeds Chuck Fowler As Chief Executive Officer Of Fairmount Minerals LTD

Fairmount Minerals announced today that Jenniffer Deckard has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. She is assuming this...

Jan 29, 2013, 06:22 ET
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Fairmount Minerals' Wisconsin Mine Wins Bat Conservation Action Award

Fairmount Minerals announced today the Wildlife Habitat CouncilSM has recognized the company's Hager City-Bay City mine with its Bat Conservation...

Dec 05, 2012, 06:22 ET
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Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company Reduces Water Consumption by 50% at All Three Mines

 Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company, a Fairmount Minerals company, has reduced its freshwater consumption by more than 50% during the last...

Sep 13, 2012, 17:12 ET
Bat from the underground sand mine.  (PRNewsFoto/Fairmount Minerals)

Fairmount Minerals and State of Wisconsin Partner to Preserve Bat Habitat

Two state of Wisconsin conservation biologists hosted a Bat Night field trip for more than 30 people at the Fairmount Minerals Maiden Rock sand...

Sep 12, 2012, 16:08 ET
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Fairmount Minerals Increases Sand Production at Two US Midwest Mines

 Fairmount Minerals announced today its mines in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, and Wedron, Illinois, have increased their Northern White sand...

Aug 31, 2012, 17:18 ET
Completed sand volleyball court with sand supplied by Fairmount Minerals. (PRNewsFoto/Fairmount Minerals)

Association of Volleyball Professionals Cincinnati Open Chooses Fairmount Minerals Sports and Recreation Sand for Labor Day Event

Fairmount Minerals announced today the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Cincinnati Open chose its superior, high-performance sand...

Oct 25, 2001, 01:00 ET

Fairmount Minerals Helps Put Americans Back to Work

CHARDON, Ohio, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmount Minerals, Ltd. and subsidiary companies are supporting President Bush's call to "Get America...