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Fairmount Santrol Launches Eleventh Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report


CHESTERLAND, Ohio, April 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) is pleased to announce the release of its eleventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, Staying True. The 2016 report follows the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. To meet these guidelines, the Company conducted an assessment and engaged internal and external stakeholders to identify and prioritize Fairmount Santrol’s most significant sustainability-related impacts, risks, and opportunities.

The theme of this year’s report, Staying True, highlights the Company’s collective commitment to Sustainable Development (SD), as well as the many accomplishments by Fairmount Santrol Family Members in 2016. This report also demonstrates the Organization’s ability to see beyond the challenging market conditions, and remain an employer and business partner of choice.

The Company invites you to view the full 2016 CSR report online at Selected highlights include:


  • Family Members achieved 101 percent of the 2016 SD Team goals and individual facilities achieved 97 percent of their SD goals.
  • Continued focus on safety enabled the Company to outperform the industry average safety statistics and to surpass the record for best year in Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR).


  • Achieved zero waste at 27 of 31 facilities in operation, including the largest facilities.
  • Funded or planted over 102,000 trees, with 10 percent of the trees planted by Family Members to fully sequester 2015 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


  • Shipped the highest volume of raw frac sand in the Company’s history.
  • Donated $1.2 million to local communities, funding the health, wellness, and education of the next generation as well as the health of the planet.

“By Staying True to our long-standing belief that investing in People, Planet, and Prosperity pays, our people remain inspired, our efficiency has improved, and our stakeholders are reaping the benefits from both previous and current efforts.  Core to who we are, we will continue to invest in the development of our people, ensuring that we have the talent required to lead our company as we look to 2017 and beyond,” said Jenniffer Deckard, President and Chief Executive Officer.    

About Fairmount Santrol

Fairmount Santrol is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based product solutions used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells. The Company also provides high-quality products, strong technical leadership and applications knowledge to end users in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets. Its expansive logistics capabilities include a wide-ranging network of distribution terminals and thousands of rail cars that allow the Company to effectively serve customers wherever they operate. As one of the nation’s longest continuously operating mining organizations, Fairmount Santrol has developed a strong commitment to all three pillars of sustainable development, People, Planet and Prosperity. Correspondingly, the Company’s motto and action orientation is: “Do Good. Do Well.” For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements represent the Company’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events, and it is possible that the results described in this press release will not be achieved.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and, except as required by law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for the Company to predict all such factors. When considering these forward-looking statements, you should keep in mind the risk factors and other cautionary statements in Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc.’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The risk factors and other factors noted in our filings with the SEC could cause our actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement.

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