90 jobs to be created with new Buffalo County sand mine

(WEAU) - A local company says about 90 new jobs will be created after its sand mine in Buffalo County was approved.

The Glacier Sands Company mine in Mondovi will produce about 300 truckloads of frac sand a day. The Buffalo County Board approved the 171 acre mine.

The sand is used for hydraulic fracturing in the natural gas and oil industry. Glacier Sand will also be opening a mine in the Town of Gilmanton.

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