VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 15, 2016) - Select Sands Corp. ("Select Sands" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SNS) (OTCQX:SLSDF) announces that through a wholly-owned subsidiary American Select Corp., the Company has completed its previously disclosed transaction (see press releases dated October 4, 2016 and November 4, 2016) with Tutle Holding, LLC, Steve Hackmann and Ozark Premium Sand, LLC ("OPS') in which Select Sands has purchased OPS's wet/dry processing plants, operating equipment, saleable inventory, real estate, and customer lists amongst other miscellaneous assets owned by OPS, located in Northeast Arkansas, USA.
Following this acquisition, the Company has name-plate capacity of 600,000 tons per year of finer-mesh silica products (40/70 and 100 mesh sand), capable of year round production and access to the Union Pacific Rail Line.
Rasool Mohammad, President and CEO of Select Sands states, "We are pleased to expedite the closing of this transaction as we anticipate sand demand increasing in both the energy and industrial markets for our products. The Company continues to have a strong treasury, no debt, a premium quality silica sand while being in a position to grow its production profile and continue to build value for shareholders."
The Company has approximately CAD$ 11.6 million of cash on hand following closing of the transaction.
Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, American Select Corp. paid a total of USD$3,317,000, after deducting a previously paid USD$250,000 option payment. USD$400,000 of this purchase price was satisfied through the issuance of (i) 547,381 common shares of the Company at a deemed issue price of CDN$0.97 and (ii) 270,270 common share purchase warrants with each warrant being exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of CDN$0.97 for a period of two years from the date of issue. The remainder of the purchase price was satisfied with a cash payment.
In connection with the completion of the transaction, a finder's fee of USD$93,965 was paid to DownHoleTrader, Inc. of which USD$46,982.50 was satisfied through the issuance of 62,365 common shares in the capital of the Company.
About Select Sands Corp.
Select Sands Corporation is an industrial Silica Product company developing its 100% owned, 520-acre Northern White, Tier-1, silica sands project located in Arkansas, U.S.A. Select Sands' goal is to become a key supplier of premium industrial silica sand and frac sand to the North American markets. Select Sands' Arkansas property has a significant logistical advantage of being approximately 650 rail-miles closer to oil and gas markets located in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Louisiana.
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