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Imerys Announces Proppants Production Unit

September 29, 2011
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Imerys recently announced the inauguration of a production unit for ceramic proppants in Andersonville, Ga. Produced from minerals owned and processed by Imerys, ceramic proppants are beads that can keep fractures in hydrocarbon reservoirs open, combining mechanical strength with low density. They are essential to unconventional oil and gas production.

The proppant production unit, representing an investment of around $60 million, was built on the Andersonville site. Annual production will reportedly exceed 100,000 tons. After the commissioning and ramp-up phases, the new line is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year.

For more information, visit www.imerys.com.

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