We are 

Supplying all frac sand gradations from 8/12 to 100 mesh, we have what you need for the large energy projects today with their high daily demands. With the most expansive logistics network in Canada, you are well cared for. What you want… When you want it… Where you want it… The quantity you need. Every time.

Years of Experience

Metric Tonne Capacity



Years of Reserves

What We Offer

At Sil, our impressive logistic footprint, distinctive experience and exemplary commitment to service allows us to stand out above the rest. Coupled with a consistent drive and fearless personnel, we are proud to deliver a customer experience that seems impossible. Whatever the project calls for, we’re ready. We are determined to challenge convention, and for the past 45 years, we’ve done just that.
Sil’s Core Values define our organization culture and the way we do business every day, setting us apart from our competition. Our core values drive our success and performance to benefit our employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • We’re Ready.
  • We Commit. We Deliver. On Time, On Spec.
  • We Do What We Say. The Right Thing. The Right Way.
  • We Initiate Change. Better Every Day.
  • We Are a Team. We’re In This Together.
United by their passion to push boundaries, our leadership team is consistent in delivering exceptional results. Coupled with the industry’s leading experience, they inspire our team to tackle each project with a strong sense of commitment to quality. There’s a reason why we’ve grown into Canada’s most trusted industrial sand supplier—leadership through experience is the foundation of our success.

The Right Choice

To ensure you get the right sand for your application, you need the experts at Sil Industrial Minerals. For over 45 years, our experienced staff has been dedicated to providing the right product of the highest quality. Whether it’s fracturing sand, silica flour, sandblasting or sand bunkers on the ninth hole, Sil Industrial Minerals of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, can meet your requirements.

The Right Material

Sil Industrial Minerals meets many industry specifications and standards. The company’s technical staff constantly monitors our products, doing analysis such as crush tests, particle shape analysis, rheometer testing, gradation analysis, turbidity measurement, blast tests and chemical composition tests. Independent laboratories are used on a monthly basis to verify in-house test results.

The Right Solution

Sil Industrial Minerals is a company of good, hard-working people dedicated to providing excellent service and top-quality products for its customers through leading edge technology. That’s why Sil Industrial Minerals is Western Canada’s leader in industrial sands, blasting abrasives and equipment.

Why Use Local Sands?

Sil Industrial Minerals, a producer of local sands, provides an efficient and nimble alternative to remote sources of sand that rely on sometimes unpredictable rail service. With a large fleet of trailers and multiple trans-load locations in Western Canada, we get your sand where you need it.  When you need it.

Sil’s Primary Transload Locations:

  • Dimsdale
  • Netherhill
  • Bentley
  • Marlboro
  • Fox Creek
Unwavering Quality
Supply and logistics—our integrated services ensure you’re getting the most efficient and effective solutions together with the highest quality and service. Get ready for the premier experience.
Canada's Largest Producer
Since 1971, Sil has created a business of diverse business lines to assist the energy, industrial, and recreation markets in Canada. Leveraging our knowledge, experience, and ambition, we’ve formed strong partnerships and diverse product offerings, becoming Canada’s largest frac sand and industrial sand producer.
Community Support
Our communities are simply better when they’re united, healthy, and vibrant. That’s why Sil supports local organizations and has a corporate social commitment to charities that support community progress.


United by their passion to push boundaries, our leadership team consistently delivers exceptional results. Coupled with the industry’s leading experience, they inspire our team to tackle each project with a strong commitment to quality.


When you partner with Sil, you can be confident that systematic planning and quality design will be integral to the project. This attention to detail is what drives our business and keeps us diligent. Our partners value our expertise.


Safety is at the forefront of Sil. It’s the backbone of any successful business. This is our guarantee, one that has been echoed since we first opened our doors. Today, we continue to make safety a principle and a true pillar of our culture.