Wittenoom Miners playing an asbestos shovelling competition - Daily Mail

Daily MailWittenoom Miners playing an asbestos shovelling competitionDaily MailIt was thought to be a carefree game between workmates, but it had a devastating fallout for everyone involved. A chilling image has surfaced showing a group of miners shovelling mounds of raw blue asbestos into drums as the deadly mineral wafts ... ...Read More

'Last call' for Libby as EPA discusses its preferred final asbestos remedy - The Missoulian

The Missoulian'Last call' for Libby as EPA discusses its preferred final asbestos remedyThe MissoulianIts air asbestos concentrations are 100,000 times lower than when the W.R. Grace Mine was operating, and EPA toxicologist Dr. Deborah McKean told the small crowd Thursday that Libby's numbers are now similar to communities such as Helena and Eureka ...Government Proposes New Plan For Montana Superfund SiteMesothelioma.comall 3 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos near BMX track - Otago Daily Times

Asbestos near BMX trackOtago Daily TimesAsbestos has been found near a Dunedin BMX track and the public have been warned to stay away until it is removed. Dunedin City Council infrastructure and networks general manager Ruth Stokes said a voluntary group working in Northeast Valley ...and more » ...Read More

Shifts Seen in Asbestos Case Filings in Phila., Pittsburgh - The Legal Intelligencer

The Legal IntelligencerShifts Seen in Asbestos Case Filings in Phila., PittsburghThe Legal IntelligencerJudicial districts covering the state's two largest cities have shown differing trends in asbestos case filings over the past five years, according to court statistics. Filings have remained steady in Pittsburgh and have generally risen in Philadelphia.Should Canada Lobby For UN To Add Asbestos To Its Hazardous List?Mesothelioma.comall 2 news articles » ...Read More

Schools are facing an asbestos timebomb - The Guardian

The GuardianSchools are facing an asbestos timebombThe GuardianAnd while some types of asbestos, if enclosed and well managed, do not pose a serious risk, the report says materials such as asbestos lagging, sprayed asbestos and asbestos insulating board, all of which can release dangerous fibres, are present in ... ...Read More

Harrigan Hall reopens after asbestos scare - Juneau Empire (subscription)

The RepublicHarrigan Hall reopens after asbestos scareJuneau Empire (subscription)The gray insulation substance that raised workers' concerns tested negative for asbestos in a Washington state lab, KCAW-FM reports. The building reopened Wednesday afternoon after an emergency closure on Tuesday. “As of right now we are open for ...Harrigan Centennial Hall reopens after asbestos scareMoulton AdvertiserHarrigan Centennial Hall reopens after material tests negative for asbestos in ...Greenfield ...Read More

James Hardie's payment to asbestos fund set to fall even as claims keep rising - ABC Online

ABC OnlineJames Hardie's payment to asbestos fund set to fall even as claims keep risingABC OnlineUnder the asbestos compensation deal, each year an independent actuarial report is required to estimate the likely amount of asbestos liabilities for James Hardie, its related entities and former businesses which are covered by the compensation fund.Asbestos compo claims hit record highSBSAsbestos fund facing record claimsYahoo7 NewsJames Hardie shares touch record highThe 55 ...Read More

Texas bill would toughen rules on asbestos and silica injury claimants - Business Insurance

Texas bill would toughen rules on asbestos and silica injury claimantsBusiness InsuranceA bill that would add required disclosures for claimants in asbestos or silica personal injury lawsuits, and allow defendants in these cases to stay proceedings and modify judgments under certain circumstances, has been approved by the Texas Senate and ...U.S. Chamber Applauds Texas Legislature's Passage of Bill to Curb "Double Dip ...Business Wire (press release)all 2 news articles » ...Read More

Public Works held back documents on asbestos in tax centre building - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenPublic Works held back documents on asbestos in tax centre buildingOttawa CitizenThe federal Public Works department kept documents secret about an Ottawa building where concerns have been raised about employees being exposed to asbestos, newly released documents show. The documents about health and safety concerns at the ... ...Read More

Centennial Hall declared asbestos-free - KCAW - Alaska News and WeatherCentennial Hall declared asbestos-freeKCAWHarrigan Centennial Hall was re-opened this afternoon (Wed 5-20-15), after an asbestos scare forced an emergency closure on Tuesday. Building Manager Don Kluting said a gray substance was found on spare door and a sample sent to a lab in ...Sitka Centennial Hall closed after possible asbestos foundKtooall 6 news articles » ...Read More