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drywall

Also called wallboard or gypsum board,it is a panel of gypsum covered on both sides with paper and used as the primary wall material in home construction. Commonly also called by a particular brand name, Sheetrock.

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This acquisition marks Saint-Gobain's entry onto the Mexican plasterboard market and rounds out its current plasterboard offering for buildings and ceilings.
Usually, they're made of brick or block, plastered over with a bonding plaster (or a stuck sheet of plasterboard) and topped with a finishing plaster.
TechNavio's report, the Plasterboard Market in APAC Region 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
New Zealand's plasterboard market is dominated by Fletcher Building.
We process waste plasterboard and sell the product to the agricultural/horticultural industries.
MATERIALS: Plasterboard plugs Screws TOOLS: 18v drill/driver and masonry drill bit 18v hammer-action drill Pocket spirit level Pencil Tape measure 1.
The group, made up in particular of Knauf Gips KG and Gebruder Knauf Verwaltungsgesellschaft KG (GKV) - which owns directly or indirectly ten or so companies that operate on the plasterboard market - had appealed before the General Court the Commission's decision of 27 November 2002 imposing a fine of 478 million on Lafarge, Gyproc, BPB and Knauf Gips KG for their participation in concerted practices and exchanges of information on the plasterboard market in Germany, the United Kingdom, France and the Benelux states between 1992 and 1998(1).
The facility will produce around 30 million square metres of plasterboard each year to service the growing demand for lightweight building systems for the construction sector in the region.
The construction involves a lot of stringent operational and technical specifications and we are equipped to deliver a world-class project.C[yen] The factory constitutes a first phase of the project and will produce 30 million sq m of plasterboard annually.
CERAM Research and Coventry University have received funding to research and develop new potential end markets in the hope of diverting used plasterboard away from landfill sites.
CERAM Research, Staffordshire, England, and Coventry Univ., Coventry City, England, have received funding to research and develop new potential end markets in the hope of diverting used plasterboard away from landfill sites.
The aim of WRAP's three-year Plasterboard Program is to support the separation, collection and reprocessing of used plasterboard together with a wide range of market development mechanisms.