There should be more thorough studies on other substitute products

There should be more thorough studies on other substitute products

(People’s Deputies Online Newspaper) In the afternoon of October 10, under the chairing of Deputy Minister - Mr. Bui The Duy, the Ministry of Science and Technology held a regular press conference for the third quarter with important contents, including the assessment of whether or not there are the harmful effects of chrysotile in roof...

The need of honest, public researches to prove whether or not there is danger caused by chrysotile

The need of honest, public researches to prove whether or not there is danger caused by chrysotile
Construction Newspaper - It is the direction of the Chairwoman of the National Assembly - Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to answer the petition of the Vietnam National Roofing Association (VNRA) last August. Accordingly, the Committee on Science, Technology and Environment – the National Assembly issued Official Letter No. 1441 recommending relevant Ministries and agencies...

The Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference held by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

The Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference held by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
On June 24th 2019 in Moscow, the Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference “Safe Chrysotile Use” was organized at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The event was chaired by Mr.Georgy Kalamanov - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Mr.Nguyen Van Sinh - Deputy Minister of Construction...

Rotterdam Convention 2019 - The 9th Conference of Parties in Geneva, Switzerland

Rotterdam Convention 2019 - The 9th Conference of Parties in Geneva, Switzerland
From April 29th– May 10th2019, the Convention of the Parties (COPs) was held in Geneva, Switzerland in order to discuss on the three International Convention: Basel Convention, Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention (RC). In this 9th COPs, the Rotterdam Convention discussed on 3 main subjects: (1) The proposal of adding a new Annex VII; (2)...

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US
EPA has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA. 

Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study

Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study
[Environmental Health News] Mice exposed in the womb to a chemical used in PVC plastic, door and window frames, blinds, water pipes, and medical devices were more likely to suffer from prediabetes and obesity, according to a study released this week.
No case of cancer has been found due to drinking water from AC roof sheets

No case of cancer has been found due to drinking water from AC roof sheets

(Lai Chau Newspaper) AC roof sheets have been produced in Vietnam since 1963 with the main blending components including 7-10 percent of chrysotile fiber, 90 percent of cement and other additives. With superior properties such as high elasticity and strength, good friction resistance, resistance to alkaline environment, electrical insulation, thermal insulation, persistence ect., chrysotile helps...

The story of AC roof sheet industry after 60-year existence with people

The story of AC roof sheet industry after 60-year existence with people
(Thai Binh Newspaper) Around the year of 1963, AC roof sheets (also called chrysotile-cement sheets) were manufactured in our country. With suporior characteristics such as good quality, high durability, resistance to typical hot and humid climate and large temperature difference, especially in coastal areas and mountainous areas, AC roof sheets are preferred by people.