U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 31, 2012 10:00 AM ET Executives Brad Casper – VP, Corporate Strategy Bryan Shinn – President and CEO Bill White – CFO Analysts Doug Garber – Dahlman Rose Ben Swanley – Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Travis Bartlett – Simmons & Company Doug Baker – Bank of America Merrill Lynch PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to U.S. Silica’s 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call. Just a reminder, today’s call is being recorded and your participation implies consent to such recording. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. With that, I will turn the call over to U.S. Silica. Brad Casper Good morning, and thank you for joining us for U.S. Silica’s second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. I’m Brad Casper, Vice President of Corporate Strategy here at U.S. Silica. With me today, are Bryan Shinn, our President and CEO, and Bill White, our Chief Financial Officer. Before we begin, I would like to remind all participants that during the course of this conference call, we will make comments that provide information other than historical information and will include projections relating to the company’s future prospects, revenues, or profits. These statements are considered forward-looking statements under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. These statements reflect the company’s beliefs, based on current conditions but are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that are detailed in the company’s press release and public filings. And we incorporate these references for today’s call.