Baton Rouge-based Gulf Coast Sand expands reach with acquisition


Gulf Coast Sand, a Baton Rouge producer and supplier of specialized sands, blended sands, abrasives, and gravel, recently announced its acquisition of the assets originating from Shale Support LLC. With this move, GCS establishes itself as the largest independent, privately-owned aggregate company along the Gulf Coast and boasts more than 900 mineable acres of aggregate reserves.

Additionally, the acquisition provides GCS two fluid bed driers, 10 mineral separators, and 24,000 thousand tons of silo storage, all paired with truck and unit rail train load out capabilities.

These assets will also allow the company to have the ability to provide local markets of Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida with traditional construction aggregates as well as sand for specialized uses nationally within the oil and gas industry. Read the entire announcement.