ESG
We’re Greening the Planet – One Load at a Time

Reduce your GHG emissions by up to 73% by sourcing local sand for all your well needs.

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ESG
We’re Local & We Support Local

We’re Canada’s largest frac sand producer - we’re local and we support local Canadian workers and businesses!

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ESG
We’re Women Who Lead

With 63% female leadership, we’re supporting women in Energy.

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Environmental Services
We’re Expertise: Planning to Reclamation

With a diverse team of Agrologists and Geologists, we ensure responsible environmental stewardship.

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Energy
We’re GHG Solutions for Proppant

We’re an efficient and nimble alternative to remote sources of sand which rely on long haul distances – with the added benefit of reducing GHG emissions by shopping locally.

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Energy
We’re Upstream, Downstream, Midstream

We have in-house solutions to accommodate your construction and energy needs. By bundling all our services together, we are able to maximize our efficiencies and offer our customers the lowest pricing possible.

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Energy
We’re Freshly Milled

Using the latest industrial sand processing technology and grinding, we produce a consistent, quality product.

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Logistics Services
We’re Delivering Innovation & Efficiency

With a record throughput of 6,900 tonnes per day and over 80,000 tonnes in 16 days and built-in redundancy, CatapultTM gets the job done!

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ESG
We’re Local & We Support Local

We’re Canada’s largest frac sand producer - we’re local and we support local Canadian workers and businesses!

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Logistics Services
We’re Delivered – When & Where You Need It

One thing you don’t have to worry about is your sand. We get it right – when you want it, where you want it!

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Industrial
We’re Clearly Filtered

Our durable, dense grains of sand are resistant to degradation during handling, backwashing and extended use. It makes the perfect for your filtration needs!

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Industrial
We’re Roughing Out Smooth Surfaces

Supplying sand, non-silica abrasives and equipment for all your surface prep needs.

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Industrial
We’re Cutting Edges

Supplying high quality garnet for all your waterjet needs.

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Industrial
We’re Keeping You Moving Safely

Highly specialized blends to maintain traction for your locomotive needs, for both freight rail transit networks and for urban rapid transit systems.

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Industrial
We’re Built All Around You

Specialized silica products providing durability or thermal qualities to your building products.

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Recreation
We’re Golfing A Round

So much more than just golf, we also supply your beach volleyball, sand box, beach, horse track and arena needs!

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Years in the Industry

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Since 1971

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.

Who We Are

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.
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why use local sand

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.