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Asbestos still haunts those exposed as kids in mining towns

Asbestos still haunts those exposed as kids in mining towns | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The Construction IndexAsbestos still haunts those exposed as kids in mining townsThe ConversationThe relationship between asbestos exposure and diseases such as malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer is well established.
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Asbestos removal teams clear 120 sites on Rottnest Island of potentially hazardous material - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Asbestos removal teams clear 120 sites on Rottnest Island of potentially hazardous material - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Boxing Day tsunami: asbestos used in rebuilding effort funded by AusAid

Boxing Day tsunami: asbestos used in rebuilding effort funded by AusAid | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Schools, midwifery academy and more than 90 village halls were built with cancer-causing material despite contract explicitly banning its use
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Urban demolitions spread asbestos as precautions forsaken

Urban demolitions spread asbestos as precautions forsaken | Asbestos | Scoop.it
As buildings are demolished all over İstanbul in the scope of various urban transformation »»
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Vietnam to stick to white asbestos, despite cancer concern

Vietnam to stick to white asbestos, despite cancer concern | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A Health Ministry expert urged Vietnam to limit consumer exposure to chrysotile, or white asbestos, but construction insiders prevailed by arguing the material is safe and cheap.
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Ban on asbestos use in Vietnam is urgent: workshop

Ban on asbestos use in Vietnam is urgent: workshop | Asbestos | Scoop.it
People living in rural and mountainous areas favor using asbestos-cement roofing sheets due to their low prices and high level of durability. (Photo: VNA)
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Billionaire with honorary Yale degree has conviction overturned in asbestos deaths case

Billionaire with honorary Yale degree has conviction overturned in asbestos deaths case | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A Swiss billionaire who holds a Yale honorary degree has had his conviction overturned in connection with the asbestos-related deaths of 2,000 people in northern Italy,
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Fincantieri asbestos convictions upheld - English

Fincantieri asbestos convictions upheld - English | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The supreme Cassation Court on Friday upheld the manslaughter convictions of three former executives
at publicly-held Fincantieri shipbuilders in the asbestos-related deaths of 37 workers. © ANSA
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Japanese docs trying to stop all asbestos use in Asia

Japanese docs trying to stop all asbestos use in Asia | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Japanese doctors are stepping up efforts to help Asia's developing economies stop using asbestos, sharing knowledge bitterly learned in Japan about the ser
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Govt bans import, use of asbestos | News | :: The Kathmandu Post ::

Govt bans import, use of asbestos | News | :: The Kathmandu Post :: | Asbestos | Scoop.it
eKantipur.com is Nepal's no 1 breaking news website with full features of personalisation. We deliver thelatest updates on national and international issues including politics, sports,business and entertainment with photo, audio and video.
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Report: Dire Conditions in Indian Shipbreaking

Report: Dire Conditions in Indian Shipbreaking | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Report by Indian research institute reveals poor enforcement of occupational health and safety provisions
 
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Asbestos cement pipe replacement program

Asbestos cement pipe replacement program | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Queensland Urban Utilities is replacing 13km of asbestos cement pipes as part of its ongoing water main renewal program, with the pipes being removed and replaced in 48 separate capital works projects in Brisbane and Ipswich over the next nine months.
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Data reveal asbestos is Canada’s top source of workplace death

Data reveal asbestos is Canada’s top source of workplace death | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Federal government continues to allow import of products containing the mineral such as pipes and brake pads
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Union Aid Abroad APHEDA: News: Asbestos Awareness Week - Breakthrough in Vietnam: 6 reasons why it’s big news - 26 November 2014

Union Aid Abroad APHEDA: News: Asbestos Awareness Week - Breakthrough in Vietnam: 6 reasons why it’s big news - 26 November 2014 | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Labor pledges to remove asbestos from government schools

Labor pledges to remove asbestos from government schools | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Daniel Andrews promises to remove all asbestos from government school buildings if he is elected.
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Latest Global Asbestos Data

Nov 5, 2014: The latest figures for the global asbestos trade have been released by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
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Asbestos mining: National Green Tribunal raps MoEF for vague response - The Economic Times

A bench, headed by Justice Kumar, made the observation after going through an affidavit filed by the MoEF and fixed the matter for further consideration on Dec 23.
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British asbestos expert says Fluffy is an international worst nightmare

British asbestos expert says Fluffy is an international worst nightmare | Asbestos | Scoop.it
After two decades researching, publishing and lobbying on the need for asbestos eradication, British historian and asbestos campaigner Laurie Kazan-Allen talks about Mr Fluffy.
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Workers' compensation awarded over asbestos-linked death of ex-postman - 毎日新聞

Workers' compensation awarded over asbestos-linked death of ex-postman - 毎日新聞 | Asbestos | Scoop.it
KOBE -- The family of a former postman who died of the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma in 2011 ...
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