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Market Applications

Much has been written about lime and its importance in commerce both in the past and in today's market economy. Its use predates recorded history. Most ancient languages have a word for calcium oxide. In Latin it is calx, from which the name of the element calcium is taken. In Old English, its name is līm, which is the origin of the modern commercial name for calcium oxide, namely lime.

The links below provide summary descriptions of the many important lime markets serviced by Graymont.

For more detailed market information, view the National Lime Association Website at

The construction industry builds the homes and buildings in which we live and the transportation networks which we use in our mobile society. In Northeastern New York and Southern Quebec, Graymont Materials provides the construction markets with the following products: