Whitehall Hi-Crush sand plant closing, 37 laid off

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Whitehall (WQOW) – Hi-Crush Services, a sand mine in Whitehall, is closing up shop.

According to a release from Hi-Crush and the Department of Workforce Development, 37 people are losing their jobs. Layoffs began on September 28 and will continue until about November 9.

According to Hi-Crush, the closure is because of a decrease in the demand for sand.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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