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Superior Sand Systems

Our goal is to bring a new level of efficiency and environmental stewardship to the frac sand industry.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

SSS offers customers a “Full-Cycle” business model that manages the production, logistics, and storage of frac sand proppant. Full Cycle includes a simple, common sense, and environmental approach to processing which eliminates the need for using water to produce API/ISO grade proppant. This approach permits year round processing solving demand issues during the winter. Current investment opportunies for sand mine and rail transload projects.


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    Mike Fitzgerald

    With over 20 years in the sand and gravel business, Mike’s commitment to build a profitable enterprise with common sense leadership and environmental stewardship earned him a nomination for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007.

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    D’Arcy Duquette

    D’Arcy brings 39 years of Senior Management with Canadian Pacific Railway. Prior roles included Transportation, Operation, Labour Relations, Service Design, Industrial Development, Network Strategy and Marketing, Sales, and most recently the Director of Railway Strategy for the Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota regions.

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    Bob Ashauer
    Chief Financial Officer

    As the CFO for Marquis Alliance Energy Group Inc., Bob coordinated the sale of the company to Secure Energy Services for $131 million. Bob is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ of business experience, encompassing a wide range of business operations in Canada, US, Mexico, and Colombia.

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    Sean McIntyre

    An experienced administrator who is comfortable in complex and dynamic environments. Mr. McIntyre has managed a staff of more than 1,200 employees. His Education includes a BA in Political Studies and Economics, plus a Master’s Degree in Policy and Management from the University of Alberta.