January 22, 2018

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    • “Use of asbestos should be banned in ships” - Technical Review Middle East January 22, 2018
      Technical Review Middle East“Use of asbestos should be banned in ships”Technical Review Middle EastRegulations under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) has stated that if asbestos is found onboard a ship built after July 2002, then the vessel's flag registry, along with its classification society, issues a non ...
    • Why are former Mr Fluffy asbestos house owners choosing not to buy back their cleared blocks? - ABC Local January 22, 2018
      Why are former Mr Fluffy asbestos house owners choosing not to buy back their cleared blocks?ABC LocalThe controversial Mr Fluffy asbestos buyback scheme has reached another milestone with $670 million worth of affected houses purchased and almost half of the cleared blocks sold. However only 41 of the empty blocks have been sold back to […]
    • Asbestos: the Cancer That Keeps on Killing - The Ring of Fire Network January 21, 2018
      The Ring of Fire NetworkAsbestos: the Cancer That Keeps on KillingThe Ring of Fire NetworkA civil jury has ordered the Hillshire Brands Company to pay $13 million to the family of a man who died from asbestos mesothelioma. Mark Lopez died at the age of 61 after developing mesothelioma cancer. The lawsuit states Lopez lived […]
    • Burnham Mansion: Asbestos, water damage issues ... | News ... - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette January 21, 2018
      Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteBurnham Mansion: Asbestos, water damage issues ... | News ...Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — It's still an eye-catcher from the street, this 134-year-old white mansion with a prominent name in Champaign's history.Inside, the Burnham house is full of contrasts — part old charmer, part just plain old and showing it.and more »
    • Buyback of Mr Fluffy asbestos-affected homes reaches more than ... - The Canberra Times January 21, 2018
      The Canberra TimesBuyback of Mr Fluffy asbestos-affected homes reaches more than ...The Canberra TimesThe territory government has now bought back more than $670 million worth of former Mr Fluffy asbestos homes across the city, at an average of $716,139 a block, with 429 blocks still yet to be sold to new buyers. The latest figures […]
    • Defunct Wisconsin Foundry Fined in Asbestos Exposure Case - Asbestos.com January 19, 2018
      Asbestos.comDefunct Wisconsin Foundry Fined in Asbestos Exposure CaseAsbestos.comA Wisconsin court ordered the corporate owner of a shuttered foundry to pay more than $500,000 in fines and medical expenses for exposing workers to toxic asbestos. Grede Holdings LLC, which was indicted last March, pleaded guilty Jan. 11 in the U.S ...
    • Baie Verte Mayor reigniting talks around former asbestos mine ... - The Gulf News January 18, 2018
      The Gulf NewsBaie Verte Mayor reigniting talks around former asbestos mine ...The Gulf NewsBAIE VERTE, NL — Baie Verte Mayor Brandon Philpott says it's time for all key players to start talking about the open pit and exposed asbestos fibres at the former Advocate Mines site again. His comment came following Canada's recent action toward […]
    • Canada Introduces New Asbestos Regulations - Asbestos.com January 16, 2018
      Asbestos.comCanada Introduces New Asbestos RegulationsAsbestos.comTwo Canadian government agencies are sponsoring legislation that will prohibit the import, use and sale of asbestos and products containing the cancer-causing mineral. The proposed Prohibition of Asbestos and Asbestos Products Regulations, sponsored by ...
    • Deadline Looms to File Libby Asbestos Claims - Flathead Beacon - Flathead Beacon January 16, 2018
      Flathead BeaconDeadline Looms to File Libby Asbestos Claims - Flathead BeaconFlathead BeaconSome victims of asbestos-related disease have until Feb. 25 for final chance to pursue claims against W.R. Grace. By Tristan Scott // Jan 16, 2018. Flathead Beacon. Nurse Practitioner Michelle Boltz, left, walks through a series of medical definitions ...and more »