Select Sands Sells 80,000 Tons of Frac and Industrial Sands in Q3 2018

Company continues production and sales, remains well capitalized with $5M USD cash, with an additional $5M USD undrawn line of credit available

Vancouver, BC – Select Sands Corp. (TSX-V:SNS | OTCQX: SLSDF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company sold 80,000 tonse of frac and industrial sands during Q3 2018 which is within the Company’s previous guidance (see press release dated September 4, 2018) of between 65,000 to 95,000 tons.

Further to this sales update,  the Company is providing the below highlights of its current financial position and operations as of October 21, 2018.  The Company will announce a filing date and conference call for its Q3 2018 financials shortly.

Highlights

  • Cash position of approximately $5M USD ($0.075 CDN per share)
  • Undrawn line of credit of $5M USD
  • Indicated mineral resources of 42 million short tons silica sand at Sandtown1, and inferred mineral resources of 49 million short tons silica sand at Bell Farm2 (see the Company’s news releases dated February 10, 2016 and April 17, 2017)
  • The Company continues to look for sand and/or sand related business opportunities in or near other basins

Zig Vitols, President and chief executive officer of Select Sands, states, “Sales continue through the quarter and are being supported with appropriate production.  Much of the operations are running on single shift to insure optimum control of overhead.  As a result, the company has maintained its cash position similar to that reported at the end of Q2.  We believe the mid to long-term outlook for demand fundamentals will see a return of stronger shipments of the company’s products. The necessary steps are being taken to ensure leveraging the company’s premium product offerings and assets when the market comes into balance again. The Company continues to actively consider other business opportunities to increase sales and shareholder value.”

1Updated Technical Report for the Sandtown Property, Cave City, Arkansas, Tetra Tech EBA, Effective date: February 10, 2016 can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com

2Select Sands Corporation, Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects in Canada, NI 43-101 Technical Report, Select Sands Bell Property, Sharp County, Arkansas, Effective date: April 20, 2017 can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com

Qualified Persons

Elliott Mallard, P.G., Senior Principal Professional, of Kleinfelder, a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical disclosure in this news release specific to the Sandtown and Bell Farm Properties. 

About Select Sands Corp.

Select Sands Corporation is an industrial silica product company which owns a number of properties in Arkansas and is currently in production at its 100% owned, 520-acre Northern White, Tier-1, silica sands property located near Sandtown, Arkansas, U.S.A.  Select Sands’ goal is to become a key supplier of premium industrial silica sand and frac sand to North American markets. Select Sands’ Arkansas properties have a significant logistical advantage of being significantly closer to oil and gas markets located in Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana than sources of similar sands from the Wisconsin area.

For more information about Select Sands Corp., please visit www.selectsandscorp.com or contact:

Zigurds Vitols
President & CEO
Phone: (844) 806-7313

Investor Relations
Arlen Hansen
SNS@kincommunications.com
Phone: (604) 684-6730

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