(Investment Newspaper) – A rise in the US – China economic war is indicated by an event a couple of days ago in which the US President threatened to apply tax on the 500 billon dollar worth of good exported from China to the US. That amount of good almost equals the total quantity of...
“We know as well that there is an estimation of more than 100,000 deaths that can be attributable to exposure to asbestos, all types of asbestos,” says the WHO’s Dr Maria Neira.
(West Virginia Record) - Asbestos attorneys are feeling the earth move under their feet, they’re feeling the sky tumbling down, a-tumbling down, and they can’t get that Carole King tune out of their heads.
There is opinion stating that: "Asbest city in Russia, a big asbestos mining in the world, is a dead city”....
Vietnamnet News published the following 3 reports: The heartbroken truth about the asbestos city in Russia (Part I, dated August 4th 2014); The heartbroken truth about asbestos city in Russia (Part II, dated August 5th 2015); The journey to the truth in asbestos city, dated August 11th 2014.
Is it necessary for Vietnam to conduct more researches on chrysotile when there are many researches in the world on...
It is necessary for Vietnam to study for a comprehensive assessment of its own problem to find the appropriate management measures in line with national situation and conditions.
(VOV.VN) The inconsistency in policies on the use of chrysotile has restrained businesses and workers in the industry.
Anti-asbestos lobbyists and activists are exerting pressure on the European Commission, demanding the establishment of a mandatory special-purpose program to dismantle every product that has ever been manufactured containing asbestos in the EU. The question is, whose interests does such a program really promote?
(The Daily Caller) A showdown in an Austin courtroom Tuesday may unseal the 20 year old deposition of renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd that might help lead to the exposure of the illegitimacy of thousands of asbestos lawsuits. We have all seen the ads from the most high-profile and politically connected law firms in America...
Typical test results of air sampling show that fibre concentration is around 0.07 fibre/cc during cutting and installation of chrysotile cement roofing sheets. This is far below the level of 0.5 fibre/cc envisaged. There will be no risk for workmen or carpenters if they follow properly recommended work practices while installing or fixing roofing sheets.
ABC News reported on 27 March that Australia’s water consumers –just about every one of us – face an $8 billion bill to replace some 40,000kms of water pipes made with asbestos cement that are nearing the end of their useful life.
[Thanh nien] While it remains controversial on whether the production and use of chrysotile are hazardous, most experts emphasize the importance of technology improvement.
Maria Neira is an international civil servant. She is supposed to work for you and me. As a leading figure at the World Health Organisation (WHO), her role is to implement decisions taken by international governments.
Over the past years, the Rotterdam Convention has shamelessly been turned into the “Chrysotile asbestos Convention”, an undisputable fact that damages its credibility and now threatens its very existence. Its Secretariat's incapacity to face the anti-asbestos crusaders and vested interests determined to list chrysotile asbestos in the Convention's Annex III, come what may, is a...
In 8 cases are diagnosed with mesothelioma by Japanese specialists, no case has clear history of occupational exposure to asbestos.
In 2014, many seminars and conferences were held to discuss whether to ban the use of chrysotile in Vietnam. Those seminars raised many different opinions which confused the media and public.