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FRANCE: Former Socialist Party leader charged in asbestos scandal

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FRANCE: Former Socialist Party leader charged in asbestos scandalSan Francisco Luxury NewsMartine Aubry, a prominent politician tipped to become France's first female prime minister, has been charged with manslaughter in a probe into thousands of...
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Asbestos victims slam James Hardie move to pay in instalments - Sydney Morning Herald

Asbestos victims slam James Hardie move to pay in instalments - Sydney Morning Herald | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Asbestos victims slam James Hardie move to pay in instalments Sydney Morning Herald A prominent asbestos victims group has slammed James Hardie Industries as being "morally bankrupt" after the company's asbestos compensation...
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Flour main cause of occupational asthma: Study - The Times of India

Flour main cause of occupational asthma: Study - The Times of India | Asbestos | Scoop.it
German researchers have identified flour as the main cause of occupational asthma, closely followed by cleaning products.
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James Hardie asbestos compensation scheme millions short after big dividends

James Hardie asbestos compensation scheme millions short after big dividends | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The asbestos compensation body funded by James Hardie may need to draw on its government loan facility to pay asbestos victims despite James Hardie showering its own investors with $US556 million in dividends in the past two years.
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The end of the Jeffrey asbestos mine in Quebec

The end of the Jeffrey asbestos mine in Quebec | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca
Dramatic developments regarding closure of the Jeffrey asbestos mine
In October 2012, the newly elected Pa
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Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles - Bloomberg

Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles - Bloomberg | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles Bloomberg Bloomberg BNA -- The release of asbestos fibers from hundreds of roofs shattered by missiles fired on southern Israel from Gaza has caused a spreading environmental hazard, state...
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Visiting the Deadly Shipbreaking Yards of Bangladesh | VICE United States

Visiting the Deadly Shipbreaking Yards of Bangladesh | VICE United States | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Bangladesh's shipbreaking industry poses threats to the environment and its workers' lives, but it makes a lot of money. Workers dream of escaping, but it's almost impossible to get out.
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Longtime asbestos industry consultant, David Bernstein, discloses his industry ties

Longtime asbestos industry consultant, David Bernstein, discloses his industry ties | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

David Bernstein is heavily financed by and works intimately with asbestos lobby organisations, such as th
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Mr Fluffy-style asbestos may be in Sydney homes

Mr Fluffy-style asbestos may be in Sydney homes | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Some Sydney homes may have been insulated with the same loose-fill asbestos used in Canberra.
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open-letter-to-asbestos-users-july-30-2014.pdf

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SGGP English Edition- Asbestos may cause harmful health: WHO

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They lied to me for 15 years of my life, says asbestosis-afflicted labourer

They lied to me for 15 years of my life, says asbestosis-afflicted labourer | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A worker, who was being exposed to asbestos on a daily basis and was repeatedly assured by factory owners and doctors that everything was fine, was diagnosed with asbestosis by a central agency
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Occupational Disease Outreach Project in India

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The medical camp was in Nithua, Udaipur and was organized to screen mine and quarry workers for cases of silicosis. Many of the people examined had worked in the stone quarries in and around the village. These quarries produce a soap stone which is crushed to make powder used in various industries. It has been established that the soap stoned mined at this location is contaminated with asbestos

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Commonwealth Games asbestos alert: Shock as toxic substance is found dumped on pathway near athletes’ village

Commonwealth Games asbestos alert: Shock as toxic substance is found dumped on pathway near athletes’ village | Asbestos | Scoop.it
JUST weeks before the Games get underway one of Scotland’s leading asbestos experts says the affected area, near the multi-million pound athletes' village, must be sealed off before an inspection can take place.
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IARC fails to address ethical and scientific improprieties of its Russian asbestos project

IARC fails to address ethical and scientific improprieties of its Russian asbestos project | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

In March 2013 and again in November 2013, numerous scientists from around the world called on the Interna
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Chinese rail workers paid 3 dollars per hour in New Zealand to remove asbestos - Lucion Environmental

Chinese rail workers paid 3 dollars per hour in New Zealand to remove asbestos - Lucion Environmental | Asbestos | Scoop.it
As reported by New Zealand Herald online, Chinese workers have been paid around $3 NZ dollars per hour to remove asbestos contracted by Kiwi Rail. New Zealand’s Labour party have been swift to demand answers with both Trevor Mallard the Labour Hutt South MP and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) writing to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise. Although Continue Reading
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WHO European Environment and Health Ministerial Board - Health and Environment Alliance

Tackling air pollution, climate change and chemicals requires political action in the European Region according to members of the WHO European (...)
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Ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products pushed

Ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products pushed | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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ASBESTOS PUSHED IN ASIA AS PRODUCT FOR THE POOR

ASBESTOS PUSHED IN ASIA AS PRODUCT FOR THE POOR | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Thai Ban Asbestos Struggle 2014

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Silent killer | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

Silent killer | ConstructionWeekOnline.com | Asbestos | Scoop.it
More needs to be done to enforce rules to prevent Asbestos exposure
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Asbestos-related deaths are currently rising in Europe and North America as a result of historical Asbestos exposure. Unless preventative actions are immediately taken by people living and working in the Middle East, this region will face the same grave future.

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Mahaphant targets Malaysia as hub

Mahaphant targets Malaysia as hub | Asbestos | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR: Thailand’s Mahaphant Group is studying the possibility of making Malaysia one of its manufacturing hubs with an investment of up to RM60 million within three to five years.
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“Coupled with the fact that the Malaysian government plans to ban asbestos next year, we see this as the perfect time to begin a trading office here,”

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Asbestos use in construction a labor hazard

HANOI, (PNA/VNS) -- The use of asbestos in construction should be stopped as it poses serious health risks to workers, said experts at a conference in Hanoi yesterday. The conference,…
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Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases - Vietnam Pictorial

Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases - Vietnam Pictorial | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Parts of US Capitol Closed After Asbestos Accident

Parts of US Capitol Closed After Asbestos Accident | Asbestos | Scoop.it
An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. or 3 a.m., Capitol Police said. A handful of...
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Top Brazilian Award for Fernanda Giannasi

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