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Superior Silica Sands dedicates new office in Barron
Jim Walker, with scissors, an executive with Superior Silica Sands, does the honors Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 29, 2017, as the company dedicated a new office, lab and resource center on East Division Avenue in Barron. With him are, from left, Sharon Masek, mine planning and industrial relations, Mayor Dave Vruwink, County Board Chair James “Jess” Miller and, far right, Rick Shearer, president and CEO of Superior Silica Sands. Walker represented the company during its entry phase into Barron County, dating back about nine years. Dedicated as the J.D. Walker Resource Center, the building will house information technology, engineering, lab support, human resources and logistics for Superior Silica Sands operations in Barron County.
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