Stop using chrysotile by 2030 at the latest

Stop using chrysotile by 2030 at the latest
MT&DS – Responding to the question of Mrs. Bui Thi An – the representative of Hanoi in National Assembly – on evaluation and control the impacts of chrysotile on human health on 19 September 2014, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai revealed that the ministries was considering the possibility of shortening the roadmap to stop...
Chrysotile in drinking water

Chrysotile in drinking water

(dantri.com.vn) - Chrysotile are widely used in Vietnam, especially in AC roof sheets. It is a highly durable material with reasonable price. Many households are still using AC roof sheets to store rainfall for daily activities. The question is: Does it bring any risks to human health?

Chrysotile ban is raising anxiety in chrysotile-using industry

Chrysotile ban is raising anxiety in chrysotile-using industry
(Vietnamnet.vn) - In May 2017, the Ministry of Health proposed a draft called "The National Programme to eliminate Asbestos-Related Diseases." If the bill is passed, a series of Chrysotile business will have to confront the risk of closure and heavy losses. Moreover, the ban will put thousand of workers at the risk of losing their...

The production process of AC roof sheets

The production process of AC roof sheets
Having many beneficial properties, white asbestos continues to be the number one choice for many industries. 99.9% of asbestos mining production in the world today is the white asbestos fibers of which 97% is used in the fibro cement sheet production industries, 2% is used to produce anti-friction products and 1% is for the textile...

Three new classrooms are expected to be ready in the near future.

Three new classrooms are expected to be ready in the near future.
(Dan tri) Interviewed by a journalist of Dan tri, Mr Vu Minh Chau, General Director of Limited Liability Company of Investment and Construction Tuyen Bac, revealed that three classrooms in Son Luong commune, Yen Bai province is almost completed.

Del. SC grants new trial for asbestos defendant after $2.9M verdict

Del. SC grants new trial for asbestos defendant after $2.9M verdict
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Supreme Court has found in favor of a talc manufacturer in an asbestos case, concluding that the lower court erred when it failed to grant a new trial after witnesses made derogatory statements during testimony.
More research for suitable replacing Chrysotile roadmap

More research for suitable replacing Chrysotile roadmap

(Đại biểu nhân dân) At the Discussion called “Chrysotile utilization in Vietnam – Scientific and Practical Problems” held in June 2017 in Hanoi, most of the delegator, experts and scientists affirmed that it is necessary to have more research on the toxicity of Chrysotile and an appropriate roadmap for technology transfer.

Conduct more comprehensive researches and develop an appropriate roadmap

Conduct more comprehensive researches and develop an appropriate roadmap
(Dai bieu Nhan dan) – The majority of Deputies of the National Assembly, experts and specialists participating the Think-tank “The use of chrysotile in Vietnam – Some scientific and practical issues” held yesterday in Hanoi agreed that it is crucial to conduct more comprehensive researches on the impact of chrysotile on human health and build...

Strict regulations on using chrysotile in construction

Strict regulations on using chrysotile in construction
Construction News) – Since 25 June, Decree No 24a/2016/ND-CP issued on 5 April 2016 by the Government on Management of Building Materials (referred to as ND 24a) replacing the previous Decree (Decree No 124/2007/ND-CP on 31 July 2017) will be enforced. Mr Le Van Toi – The Chief of the Building Materials Department – shared...

Independent information needed for asbestos cement

Independent information needed for asbestos cement
Recently, a number of published articles about the use of chrysotile in the manufacturing of AC roof sheets have shocked the scientific research field and affected the business stability of enterprises, and of the construction material sector. In order to clarify the situation surrounding this matter, journalist of “Construction Newspaper” had an interview with Mr....