Author Archives: Paul Samuel

U.S. Silica announces price increases

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., of Frederick, which produces and sells various commercial silica and industrial mineral products, said it is increasing prices by an average of 10 percent for the majority of its non-contracted ground and fine ground silica sand products used primarily in paints, coatings, elastomers, chemicals, building products and other applications.

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Hunt Valley-based Sinclair sells stake in two TV stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., of Hunt Valley, an independent television broadcasting company, announced that it has agreed to sell the assets of WHTM-TV (ABC) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Media General, and to sell the non-license assets of WTAT-TV (Fox) in Charleston, South Carolina, to Cunningham Communications, which owns the license assets.

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