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    • Particle Composition and Respirable Crystalline Silica Concentrations in Sand Mining and Processing Facilities 

      Cleary, Patricia Anne; Oster, Joe; Zhang, Junyi; Fischer, Callie (2017-03-03)
      In the last 10 years, hydro fracturing has completely transformed the sand mining industry. In Wisconsin, the nation’s leading sand producer, the number of industrial sand facilities has grown from just 8 in 20081 to 129 ...
    • Sand Mine Particulate Analysis 

      Fischer, Callie; Oster, Joe (2015-04)
      This project aims to measure the quantity of respirable silica particles in area sand mines. Research has shown a correlation between the presence of silicon dioxide air particulates and both silicosis and lung cancer, so ...