Boral to take back Australian Plasterboard Business

August 25th, 2019|

After months of intensive talks between Boral and Knauf, whom the later took control of USG Corporation in April, Boral is poised to buy back full control of its Australian plasterboard business as part of deal with joint venture partner USG. Boral is expected to say it is finally closing in on a deal that

USG accepts Knauf Offer

June 14th, 2018|

A $US7 billion deal involving a large Germany private company Knauf and the US listed USG is set to spill over into Australia. USG Corp has finally accepted a $US7 billion bid from German building materials company Gebr Knauf after months of talks between the pair. USG is Boral's joint venture partner in its Asia

Plasterboard News – July 2014

July 16th, 2014|

Boral/USG has seen an improvement in its Asian and Australian plasterboard volumes, up 10% in the first half of 2014. USG Boral has around 189Mm2/yr capacity (51% markets)  in south east Asia, Saint-Gobain has 101Mm2/yr (27%) Knauf has opened its second wallboard plant in Brazil t Camacri Bahia. US$66m Fletcher Building which holds 94% of

Rotary Valves For Sale

March 4th, 2014|

Seal Valves / Rotary Valves Qty 2 - Good condition very little use on fine gypsum powder. $6000 for the pair or $3000 each. Rotor Dia 400 x 500mm Throat Size 400 x 400mm Transition flange 360mm ID Geared Drive Motor SEW Eurodrive, 1420RPM, 2.55A @ 415VAC. 121.33 : 1 ratio Output 11.7 RPM  

Gypsum For Remediation Of Salt/Hydrocarbon Impacted Soil

July 8th, 2013|

Gypsum is the major remediation amendment used for the remediation Of salt/hydrocarbon impacted soil. We also have other products suited for treatment of soil contamination. We can supply products like lime for ASS, gypsum for hydrocarbons, phosphate fertilisers for heavy metal contamination and NPK fertilisers for hydrocarbon soil contamination. Our team can work with environmental

Knauf expand in China

July 2nd, 2012|

Knauf is expanding its Chinese business as the local housing market booms. Their current production from 3 plants is 65mm2 per annum, with a new facility in Shanghai set to increase the capacity by 50%.

Carbon reductions through using recycling gypsum

May 19th, 2012|

Recycling plasterboard and gyprock waste has the following environmental benefits: - reduces the demand on lanfill sites, - reduces the demand on natural resources (mined gypsum), - reduces carbon dioxide (CO2) by substituting mined gypsum in industrial or civil applications with recycled gypsum. Approximately 1 tonne of CO2 per 55 tonnes of gypsum used. Reductions

REGYP Recycling Solutions

March 15th, 2012|

REGYP helps building material manufacturers recycle up to 95% of their manufacturing waste by either re-using it back into the production process or into the agricultural applications. REGYP also supports and provides waste plasterboard collection services from building and demolition sites in the major residential building markets of Australia helping to close the recycling loop.

Boral Split Rumours

November 16th, 2011|

With Boral shares trading around book value and building markets in Oz and the US stagnant, rumours are out that a break-up of Boral could help rationalise oversupplied brick and plasterboard markets. Recent industry figures have found that construction activity has fallen to a level not seen since the global financial crisis. You have visited

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