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2014-05-05 16:27:50

Becomes first certified calcium sulfate supplier NORMAN, Okla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACG announces certification by BRC (British Retail Consortium), a leading global safety and quality certification program, as compliant to GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative). Used by more than 20,000 certified suppliers in 90 countries, BRC is the world's largest provider of safety and quality standards programs for food manufacturing, packaging, storage, distribution, and consumer...

2013-05-29 23:24:22

Chelsea Decorative Metal Company is a family-owned business that has been selling tin ceilings in the United States for over 60 years. They opened the doors to sell to Canada in the 1980s and have now have decided to market their tin ceiling product internationally. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Chelsea Decorative Metal Company, whose owner is known as "The Tinman" and whose website is http://www.tinman.com, has decided to sell decorative metal panels around the world. The decorative...

2012-08-14 23:02:42

American Lime Technology, the North American leader in sustainable hemp and lime-based green building construction materials is proud to announce construction is underway at the first green home in Florida utilizing Tradical Hemcrete. Tarpon Springs, Fl and Chicago, Il (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 American Lime Technology, the North American leader in sustainable hemp and lime-based green building construction materials is proud to announce construction is underway at the first green home in...

2012-04-05 21:20:05

Scientists have discovered the initial stages by which gypsum crystals form. Gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral which is often used in industrial processes and which in nature, if left alone for thousands of years, can grow into huge translucent, towering and eerie, crystals more than 10 metres tall. These are famed for their beauty in places such as the Cave of Crystals in Mexico. Nevertheless, the formation of gypsum has until now been largely unexplored. A study by researchers...

2012-02-28 16:40:00

New research report “Building Plaster Product Manufacturing in the UK” provided by IBISWorld has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report states that the UK building plaster product manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue totalling EUR 550 million in 2011-2012, up 1.9% on the previous year's cyclical trough. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 The UK building plaster product manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue totalling EUR...

2011-09-13 12:11:41

Its employment in Pompeii already pointed to human presence being the cause of much damage For the correct restoration of deteriorated works of cultural heritage, it helps to know what causes the degradation in the first place. There exist studies that characterise these types of damage in detail, but that rarely touch on the origin and development of the deterioration. Chemist Maite Maguregui has come up with an analytical methodology with the intention of filling this need: considering...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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