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2011-08-17 00:00:03

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is convinced there are a minimum of 100,000+ homes in Florida, that contain toxic Chinese drywall. The bulk of these homes were built, or remodeled between 2004, and 2007.

2011-08-09 08:00:00

ASHLAND, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IdeaPaint, the creator of high-performance dry-erase paint solutions, announced today that it has again expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of a new, IdeaPaint-produced base coating, appropriately named BASE.

2011-07-27 12:08:00

PARIS, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain, through its Gypsum Activity, today completed the acquisition of Doganer, a Turkish manufacturer of plaster and plasterboard. The company is located 50 km southeast of Ankara, where it operates a plant with an annual production capacity of 500,000 tonnes of plaster and 12 million square meters of plasterboard. In 2010, Doganer generated revenue of nearly EUR22 million with 109 employees. The acquisition will enable...

2011-07-26 00:00:30

XRF Camera technology allows for cutting edge environmental testing in residential and commercial structures. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Genesis Testing Group has a new weapon in its arsenal for inspections involving lead based paint and Chinese drywall in commercial and residential locations.

2011-07-25 00:00:03

XRF Camera technology allows for cutting edge environmental testing in residential and commercial structures. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Genesis Testing Group has a new weapon in its arsenal for inspections involving lead based paint and Chinese drywall in commercial and residential locations.

2011-07-18 00:01:36

Andujo’s Drywall Shares Tips and FAQ’s for Homeowners Looking to Hire a Drywall Contractor Vallejo, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 Today, Andujo's Drywall, a Vallejo drywall contractor, launched a set of recommendations to help homeowners make an educated decision when hiring and working with a drywall contractor.

2011-06-15 00:00:26

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is blasting Fannie Mae, and all major US banks for continuing to dump toxic Chinese drywall foreclosures on unsuspecting home buyers in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia, and Southeast Texas.

2011-06-07 05:18:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PeerAssist, a leading developer of tailored construction management software solutions, raises the bar for construction safety with their new application, Certification Assist.

2011-06-02 00:00:29

According to the State of Florida's own records, enough toxic Chinese drywall was shipped into this state to build 60,000 homes. These numbers do not include ports in New Orleans, Houston, or other major shipping hubs in the US Southeast.

2011-05-31 14:59:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed is introducing a new drywall solution, Easi-Lite(TM) gypsum board. Up to 30 percent lighter than standard gypsum boards, Easi-Lite can be used for both interior ceilings and walls in residential and commercial applications.


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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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