gypsum gypsum  /ˈdʒɪp səm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)

Usage(s):

  1. A white, nonmetallic mineral is gypsum.
  2. On the east side is a plant that uses gypsum to make Sheetrock and that, thanks to Riverkeeper, has done a cleanup.
  3. Gypsum, with 75% of the water drawn out, has long been termed Plaster of Paris.

News

  1. Eagle Valley community survey ends June 15

    EAGLE COUNTY — Residents of Eagle, Gypsum and Wolcott are invited to participate in the Eagle/Gypsum Community Survey, hosted by the Eagle Valley Enterprise and Vail Daily.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Vail Daily

  2. Idling of gypsum operation puts Empire-Gerlach in jeopardy

    1923: Started when Pacific Portland Cement mined gypsum for plaster sold under the "Empire" brand, giving the site its name. 1948: USG Corp. (US Gypsum) acquired the site.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. Gypsum annexes 45-acres east of town

    A 45-acre property owned by Oldcastle SW Group Inc./B&B Excavating off U.S. Highway 6 between Eagle and Gypsum is becoming part of Gypsum.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Vail Daily

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Quotes

  1. In a separate letter to each entity, Nelson wrote: "It is my understanding that the CPSC (commission) currently has no consumer product safety standards regulating drywall or other gypsum-based consumer building products."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Bill Nelson Source: The News-Press

  2. "The commitments submitted by the parties will ensure that customers depending on the use of gypsum-related products, such as the cement or the ceramics industry, can still rely on a competitive market for their inputs," Neelie Kroes, the EU's...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Neelie Kroes Source: Bloomberg

  3. "In the wake of the US embargo on Canadian lumber, paper goods, gypsum, and beer," Buckley writes, "rogue units of Canadian Mounted Police were now harassing American truckers - on the American side of the border."
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Christopher Buckley Source: Toronto Star

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