Metals and Mining
Company Overview of Fairmount Minerals Ltd.
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. produces industrial sand in North America. The company offers curable resin-coated proppants for conventional shallow wells, and multi-stage and horizontal treatments; and purity sands, biodegradable ball sealers, and superset activators. It also provides golf course minerals, synthetic turf infill, topdressing and construction mixes, equestrian surfaces, volleyball sand, and more; silica and lake sands, alpha-high performance resin systems, and resin coated sands and ceramic media products; and silica sand and gravels, and colored quartz. The company also engages in blending minerals, aggregates, and powders for epoxy and urethane systems, polymer concretes and vario...
11833 Ravenna Road
Chardon, OH 44024-7006
Founded in 1986
Key Executives for Fairmount Minerals Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Operations
Senior Vice President of Global Purchasing
Vice President and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. Key Developments
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. Announces Executive Changes
May 30 13
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. announced that Jenniffer Deckard has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. She is assuming this position upon the retirement of Chuck Fowler after his seventeen years in that capacity. Fowler will continue as a Director and as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Fairmount Board. Although stepping down from day-to-day management responsibility, Fowler will continue as a mentor and advisor to management. Deckard joined Fairmount in 1994 in Illinois and was appointed President in January 2011. Prior to that date, she was Chief Financial Officer and has led the company's extensive Sustainable Development activities since 2005.
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. Increases Sand Production at Two US Midwest Mines
Sep 12 12
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. announced its mines in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, and Wedron, Illinois, have increased their Northern White sand production with a lower environmental footprint. With high purity, uniform particle size, round shape, and high crush strength, Northern White sand is an ideal proppant for hydraulic fracturing. Operators working in unconventional hydrocarbon basins are demanding a greater quantity of this sand, which is mined from deposits centered in Wisconsin and Illinois, to improve shale gas and shale oil production. The Maiden Rock mine production upgrade to 1 million tons per year includes a new wet plant that recycles virtually all process water. A new sand dryer runs on cleaner-burning natural gas instead of propane. The rail load-out station is located farther away from the village of Maiden Rock, reducing the community's industrial activity. A lower environmental footprint is a primary goal of the company. The Wedron mine production upgrade, to more than 2.5 million tons per year, also includes environmentally compliant technology. The technology efficiently separates a coarse grain size cut from mine-run sand for processing into the coarser distribution required for the company's frac grades. High-quality sand for the foundry industry achieves higher strength in molds, cores, and shells while reducing cycle time with fewer defects. Specialized sand products for sports and recreation include golf course minerals, synthetic turf infill, topdressing and construction mixes, equestrian surfaces, and volleyball sand.
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. Presents at Barclays Capital 2012 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference, Mar-27-2012 10:10 AM
Feb 29 12
Fairmount Minerals Ltd. Presents at Barclays Capital 2012 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference, Mar-27-2012 10:10 AM. Venue: The Arizona Biltmore Hotel, 2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
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