US Monroe Port starts gypsum recycling

By Wayne Yamada
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2015

US energy firm DTE Energy and the Port of Monroe agree to process and market gypsum building material from the local power plant, while demand from the agricultural industry has also opened up another avenue of demand for the mineral.

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Gypsum, a byproduct of the FGD process can be used for the production of drywall and cement. (Source: James St John)
The US Port of Monroe has partnered with Detroit based utility firm DTE Energy to recycle, market, and transport gypsum from a regional power plant.

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