Mission Statement

The mission of McCabe Industrial Minerals is to provide its roofing customers with quality headlap granules, its acoustic customers with quality functional fillers, and to provide a safe, financially rewarding environment for its loyal employees. We are committed to continuing our forty year history of steady growth and providing world class service to our customers.

Background

McCabe Industrial Minerals, Inc., for the past forty years has been actively engaged in the processing and marketing of industrial minerals, which are used by manufacturers of glass products, automotive sound deadening products and asphalt shingle manufacturers.

McCabe Minerals owns and operates three processing plants at Pittsburg, Kansas; Hallam, Nebraska and Davis, Oklahoma. These plants produce headlap granules and backing for asphalt shingle manufacturers in the states of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

McCabe Minerals senior management has over 100 years of expertise in the area of nonmetallic mineral processing and marketing.

In 2008, McCabe Minerals assisted a major float glass company in all phases of identifying a sand deposit, securing the leases, proving the sand quality and developing a mining plan.  McCabe further consulted on the engineering design, equipment selection and construction on this state of the art silica sand plant in Southeastern Oklahoma.  This mine and plant began operations in 2009 and currently they are shipping approximately 300,000 tons of high purity silica sand to the glass, foundry and oil well fracturing industries.

Construction Capability

McCabe Industrial Minerals has the expertise to design, construct, fabricate, refurbish, and install all processing equipment and act as general contractor for the construction of mineral processing plants. The company has designed and assembled many similar plants over the past 38 years as follows:

Piedmont Mining Corporation
Affiliate of McCabe-Woody Co.
Location: Kingsport, TN

Dolomitic limestone processing plant
Engineering Design: Alvin H. Woody
General Contractor: The company
Design Capacity: 50,000 tons of glass flux stone
Construction Time: March 1976-June 1977 

Royal Black Granules Division Plant
Location: Pittsburg, KS
Headlap granules processing plant

Engineering Design: Alvin Woody
General Contractor: McCabe-Woody Co.
Design Capacity: 50,000 tons per year

Construction Time: 1/1/84-9/1/84
All equipment purchased used most refurbished
off location in Tulsa by the company prior to erection and installation in Kansas.

Kolite Plant (oilwell cement additive)
Division of McCabe-Woody Co.
Fine grind coal processing plant

Engineering Design: Alvin Woody
General Contractor: McCabe-Woody Co.
Design Capacity: 10,000 tons-50lb. bags

Construction Time: various phases

Rhyolite Headlap Granules Plant
Location: Davis, OK
Headlap granules processing plant

Engineering Design: Larry P. Lee
General Contractor: McCabe-Woody Co.
Design Capacity: 50,000 tons per year

Construction Time: 1/1/93-8/1/93
All equipment purchased used and refurbished on site by the company.

Nebraska Granules Plant
Location: 4500 WE Pella Road
Hallam, NE 68638
Headlap granules processing plant

Engineering Design: Larry P. Lee and Gary Rockel
General Contractor: McCabe Industrial Minerals, Inc.
Design Capacity: 50,000 tons per year

Construction Time: 1/1/97-9/1/97
All either purchased and refurbished or designed and constructed by the company
at Pittsburg, KS and moved to Hallam for erection.

Corporate History and Experience

McCabe Industrial Minerals, started in 1976 as McCabe-Woody & Company, has been involved in the mining, processing and marketing of industrial minerals since its inception. Today, McCabe Minerals is recognized as a reliable processor and marketer of non-metallic minerals with an excellent reputation for quality products and outstanding customer service.

The company markets the following: Chemical grade limestone, for use in automotive acoustic products; Barium sulfate (Barite), for industrial uses such as: friction products, foam rubber and automotive acoustic products; and Mill scale used in the manufacture of cement.

The company owns and operates three headlap granules plants. The Royal Black Headlap  Granules plant is located near Pittsburg, KS and utilizes coal slag as the feedstock from nearby Empire District Company's Asbury power plant. Located near Davis, OK the company produces Rhyolite Headlap Granules from a nearby deposit of a granitic stone called Rhyolite. The Nebraska Granules plant is located in Hallam, NE near Lincoln. This plant utilizes coal slag from N.P.P.D.  Sheldon Station to produce Royal Black Headlap Granules. All of these plants serve asphalt shingle manufacturers in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and Tennessee.

Cumulatively, senior management has over 100 years of expertise in the mineral processing industry. This extensive background places McCabe Industrial Minerals as a dominant regional player in the supply of roofing raw materials. 

Over the past forty years, the company has continued to grow and expand. Since 1991, the company has continued to grow its revenues by acquisition of new accounts and the construction of the Rhyolite Headlap Granules plant in 1993, and the Nebraska granules plant which was completed in 1997.