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Resource Company to Open Frac Sand Hub in Mayerthorpe

A resource company announced last week that they have entered into an agreement with a property owner in the town of Mayerthorpe to set up a frac sand storage and distribution hub.

Athabasca Minerals Inc. is hoping to have the site operational by 2019. The property is strategically located within an hour’s drive from the Duvernay.

Mayerthorpe Mayor Kate Patrick on the economic benefits this will bring the town.

The storage hub is part of the company’s frac sand project call the Firebag Project, which is based near Fort McMurray.

No date has been announced for when the hub will be created in Mayerthorpe.

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