(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...
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
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...
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)...
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.
Study on the health effect of chrysotile on workers at AC roof sheet production facilities and users of AC roof...
(Hospital of Construction) - Asbestos has been known for centuries and is being used in hundreds of different types of products in industry as well as in daily life in countries around the world. With durability, insulation, sound proof and anti-friction, asbestos is now used in heat pipe, boiler cover, insulation, sound proof, roofing production...
[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.
Dr. Ingwei Huang, Ph.D. – Department of Business Economics Assumption University
A survey of the health problems associated with the production and use of high density chrysotile products
Chrysotile asbestos has been used in high density cement and friction products for nearly one hundred years. Since this paper is not presented as a definitive history of asbestos in all its guises and since early developments in friction products involved textiles among a variety of other materials and a quite different technology to that...
This study evaluates the dynamics and rate of clearance of chrysotile from the Cana Brava mine in central Brazil in a comparable inhalation biopersistance study in the rat.
(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...
(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.
(Lang Son Newspaper) Regarding fiber cement, we often think of gray corrugated roofing sheets that are preferred by the poor for the construction of side house, toilets or cages. In fact, fiber cement includes different types of products such as flat panels for ceilings or floors, corrugated sheets, plumbing, decorative products, wall cladding etc.
(VOV.VN) The booth of Orenburg province introduced new fibro cement products with diverse colors, durability.
(Tienphong) Over 50 years of existence, chrysotile-cement roofing sheets are still suitable to the budgets of many consumers regardless of designs and categories have been improved to be more aesthetically appealing.