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A Chippewa Sand Transport truck hauls sand between the EOG Resources’ mines and the processing plant in Chippewa Falls. An independent company that contracts with the EOG plant, Chippewa Sand Tranport employs 72 people, including 60 truck drivers. Credit: Chippewa Valley Newspapers

The EOG Resources sand processing plant in Chippewa Falls is currently the largest such facility in North America.
Here’s the EOG plant, by the numbers:

$65 million

Assessed value of the facility


Tons of storage capacity for finished sand


Yards of concrete used in construction


Gallons of fresh water used daily (90 percent recycled)


Covered rail cars for shipping sand


Truck drivers moving sand


Number of train cars filled daily


Miles of covered conveyor belts

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