Sustainability

Doing the Right Thing for People & Our Planet

As a company with a 100-year track record, we've grown and expanded considerably but never lost sight of our values. We're constantly evolving our company to stay ahead of the curve while serving as environmental stewards in our communities and industry. We've found that this approach of partnering with the communities where we live and work helps us thrive together.

Lamesa Workers

Reducing On-the-Job Injuries

90% of our mineral processing sites reported zero lost time injuries in 2018.

Mine Entrance

Performing Voluntary Air Testing

We conducted voluntary air monitoring at 100% of U.S. Silica sites in 2018.

Sandbox Containers Stacked

Lower Carbon Emissions

1.8 million pounds of CO2 emissions are reduced in 1 month from SandBox, our proppant logistics company.

Middleton EP Minerals

Investing in Our Employees

From 2017-2018, we recognized our employees with nearly $700,000 in awards for their commitment to community, leadership and innovation.

Crane Community

Our Values

We stand as one company whose shared values drive our decisions and our actions. These values unite us as colleagues, and help us hold ourselves accountable to the people and the communities we all call home.

Respect: We treat each other with respect and dignity.

Safety: We ensure the safety of our people and the environment.

Integrity: We act with honesty and integrity.

Community: We operate in our communities as good neighbors.

"We’ve earned our longstanding reputation by repeatedly choosing to do what is right in both our operations and in the communities in which we live and work. While we’re constantly innovating our business, that part of our story will forever stay the same." —Bryan Shinn, President & CEO

Opportunities for Improvement
View key statistics on U.S. Silica's sustainability efforts from 2014-2018.
Opportunities for Improvement

Committed to Transparency

We value transparency and hold ourselves accountable to showcase our development. This information outlines our year-to-year progress and helps us identify opportunities for growth.

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