Slowdown in quarry operations for near term

Dear neighbors and supporters, As you may have heard, we are slowing production in our Alabaster quarry for the near term because our gypsum reserves are depleting faster than we expected. Plans to develop the additional 700 acres are still fully in place, but it’s a long process to permit the land and construct the […]

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POSTPONED: USG announces return of Free Fishing Weekend

EVENT POSTPONED – Due to unusually wet conditions around the USG Alabaster property, we regret that the the Free Fishing Weekend event planned for June 1 is postponed. We are committed to rescheduling the Free Fishing weekend, as well as an open quarry tour day, later this summer. We’ll make a formal announcement when the […]

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USG hosts Project F.I.S.H. training at Alabaster

USG is taking a new approach to its retired quarry ponds at Alabaster. On the heels of hosting the first-ever public fishing event at its quarry ponds last June, the company’s Michigan leaders said they were swamped with calls for a return of the event in 2019. They decided they could do even better. “Fishing […]

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Iosco News: USG donates $5,000 to Coats for Kids

ALABASTER Twp. – Iosco Coats for Kids received a $5,000 donation from the USG Foundation, with a check presentation taking place at the USG Alabaster Township plant on Nov. 27. According to those from the company, June Pursey’s holiday shopping involves some very large orders, with her Black Friday purchases totaling more than $7,000 this […]

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USG finalizes Alabaster land purchase

ALABASTER Twp. – United States Gypsum Company has completed its agreement with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to purchase 580 acres of land adjacent to its current gypsum quarry for $3.45 million. The DNR has announced it intends to use the proceeds of the sale to purchase the Storey Lake property in the […]

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Iosco News: U.S. Gypsum history is shared on Alabaster Bike Path Arboretum signs

ALABASTER Twp. – The Alabaster Bike Path Arboretum, part of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, has three new interpretive signs along the pathway for people to read about the history of the U.S. Gypsum Marine Bin. The signs were donated and installed by U.S. Gypsum. They are located at either end of the bridge over Pilot […]

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Iosco News: USG Alabaster holds open house, tour

  ALABASTER Twp. – “We started here, we’re staying here,” was the recurring message delivered at United States Gypsum Company’s Alabaster quarry open house and tour on July 12. Focusing on an ongoing 17-year perfect safety record, advanced mining equipment and technology and environmental responsibility, the company is seeking support from the local community to […]

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Building Our Future

We started here. We’re staying here. Learn more about the future of USG in Alabaster. Get involved – click here to submit a comment to the Department of Natural Resources in support of our proposal.

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USG Donation Supports Iosco County Historical Society

  The United States Gypsum Corporation (USG) plant in Alabaster awards a $5,000 community grant to the Iosco County Historical Society (ICHS) in East Tawas on March 1. Each year, the USG Foundation awards grants to community partners where the company works. USG has operated in Alabaster since 1902. “We are a proud part of this region’s history […]

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Iosco News: U.S. Gypsum aims to purchase 580 acres in Alabaster

ALABASTER Twp. – In a move which could extend its operations for up to 75 more years, United States Gypsum Company (USG) is looking to purchase hundreds of acres of land, with mineral rights, adjacent to its existing gypsum quarry in Alabaster Township. According to those from the company, the acquisition will enable USG’s continued […]

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