CanWhite can maintain a positive gross profit margin at unsustainable prices for its competition. We offer a sustainable, high quality, cost effective, and operationally advantageous solution as a global producer and supplier of the preferred top tier silica sand.


We have direct access to all three Class 1 rails which allows direct and easy transport of product to North America and other markets.

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Environmentally Friendly

The use of a slurry line from the mine site to the facility will greatly reduce our environmental footprint by eliminating all hauling of material.

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Mining Technique

CanWhite’s innovative extraction technique removes the need for open pit mines as well as stockpiling, this will result in a minimal surface footprint.

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1. CanWhite gross profit margin based on production of 1.36 MM t/y; Average competitor cost of $105 CAD’s (Source: Integral Capital Markets)

2. Gross profit margin includes mine-gate and transportation cost to Grand Prairie, Alberta (does not include G&A, interest, or maintenance capital)

Our lower transportation cost, low mine-gate cost and Canadian dollar advantage provides the opportunity to be a price taker in the market.

“The floor on northern white sand mine-gate prices would be determined by operating costs of mines that eventually survive the current environment.”

Source: Rystad Energy – February 2019