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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole grain commercial silica products as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and provides its products to the foundry and building products industries, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, including aplite, a mineral to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; calcined kaolin clay, a mineral primarily used as a functional extender in paints, plastics, specialty coatings, and rubber; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. The company serves oil and gas recovery markets, as well as container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, flat glass, fillers and extenders, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products industries. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 297 million tons of proven and probable recoverable mineral reserves. The company, formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

844 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Vice President and General Manager of Oil & G...
Total Annual Compensation: $483.8K
Vice President of Supply Chain
Total Annual Compensation: $228.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Key Developments

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company reported net income of $28.7 million or $0.53 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared with net income of $20.2 million or $0.38 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter of 2013. Revenue totaled $205.8 million compared with $129.8 million for the same period last year and up 14% sequentially over the first quarter of 2014. Adjusted EBITDA was $59.8 million versus $41.0 million for the same period last year and representing a 43% increase sequentially over the first quarter of 2014. Capital expenditures in the second quarter totaled $7.4 million and were associated largely with the Company's investment in a new frac sand mine and plant located near Utica, Illinois, a new transload facility under construction in Odessa, Texas and other maintenance capital projects. EBITDA was $54,136,000 against $39,482,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $39,984,000 against $27,070,000 a year ago. Operating income was $43,776,000 against $30,542,000 a year ago. For the full-year 2014, the company now anticipates adjusted EBITDA in the range of $215 million to $225 million, which includes a small contribution from Cadre acquisition. The Company is also revising guidance for capital expenditures and its full-year effective tax rate. The Company now expects capital expenditures in the range of $95 million to $105 million and an effective tax rate of approximately 27%.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 3, 2014

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend is payable on October 3, 2014 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 15, 2014.

Cadre Services, Inc., U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. - M&A Call

To discuss U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.'s stock purchase agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cadre Services Inc. for approximately $98 million in cash


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