• Asbestos exposure Baryulgil mine

    2021 4 29 The James Hardie Group operated an asbestos mine at Baryulgil Square on the far north coast of New South Wales from 1944 to 1976 Aside from a few white managers Aboriginal Australians comprised the Baryulgil workforce There were reports that the Baryugil mine had often been suffused in a cloud of asbestos dust from the mining and crushing

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  • Asbestos found at Rio Pilbara iron ore mine

    2012 6 27 The West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum is investigating evidence of asbestos contamination at Rio Tinto s West Angelas iron ore mine

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  • McGill under fire for corporate funded asbestos research

    2012 2 4 The letter also referred to Principal Heather Munroe Blum s observation of a straw vote by roughly 1 000 epidemiologists at the Third North American Congress of Epidemiology in Montreal last year calling for Canada to cease the use mining and export of asbestos as quite puzzling in light of the University s history with the industry

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  • Asbestos mining tried in park in 1970s

    2009 12 2 Attempts to mine asbestos in a remote area of the Mount Aspiring National Park in the 1970s were deemed a commercial failure The Otago Daily Times understands a small mining operation was conducted in the remote Red Hills area near the head of the Pyke River and close to the Olvine Wilderness Plateau of the national park in South Westland

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  • New study on asbestos remediation methods

    2016 8 22 Latest News A University of California San Diego study has challenged the belief that asbestos fibres cannot move through soil This discovery

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  • Stock Commentary Abra Mining postpones annual

    2021 7 28 Abra Mining gave notice that its annual stockholders meeting originally scheduled for August 9 would be postponed due to a lack of completed financial statements and other supporting

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  • Mashava Mine to resume asbestos

    2018 1 14 Mashava Mine to resume asbestos production within 3 months Shabanie Mashava Mines SMM Holdings will resume asbestos production at Mashava Mine

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  • Plan to rehabilitate asbestos mines

    2000 6 22 The minerals and energy ministry has budgeted R100 million over the next 15 to 20 years to rehabilitate dozens of abandoned asbestos mines after nearly a century of unscrupulous mining

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  • The last of the asbestos miners

    2012 1 8 The last of the asbestos minersIn Roro Jharkhand pollution from an asbestos mine which was shut down 30 years ago continues to play havoc with the lives of people living in nearby areas writes Javed Iqbal

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  • Asbestos cleanup at Liberty Mines property

    2013 8 2 Liberty Mines has appointed JMX Environmental to clean up asbestos contamination at its Redstone and McWatters mine properties in Timmins In a July 29 release the company said JMX is considered a leading asbestos abatement firm with extensive experience in removing and disposing of asbestos

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  • Five Things You Need to Know about Asbestos

    2019 11 18 Here are five things you need to know if you have been exposed to asbestos 1 You don t need to work with asbestos to be exposed Asbestos was manufactured in the UK from Victorian times with the first reports of asbestos related disease and death being noted in the 1890s and the first Factories Inspectorate report commenting on the effects

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  • Ongoing downplaying of the carcinogenicity of chrysotile

    2021 2 23 Industries that mine manufacture and sell asbestos or asbestos containing products have a long tradition of promoting the use of asbestos while placing the burden of economic and health costs on workers and society This has been successfully done in recent years and decades in spite of the overwhelming evidence that all asbestos types are carcinogenic and cause asbestosis

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  • Asbestos and Hazardous Material Removal

    2020 2 12 We can remove asbestos residual oils including PCB impacted material and hazardous substances including lead paint and PCB capacitors Our highly experienced personnel plant and equipment manage challenges specific to the removal of these materials Through our in house capability we are able to deal with these materials in a proactive

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  • Wittenoom s asbestos mining waste continues to lay

    2021 7 4 Wittenoom s asbestos mining waste continues to lay unresolved after 55 years 2 ETFs that could be buys in July 2021 The legacy of a 1960s industrial asbestos mine site

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  • Commentary

    2021 8 6 Commentary Our specialist solicitors have years of legal experience and are leaders in their field Hear their expert views on topical issues in areas such as

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  • Canada ban on asbestos takes effect but mining residues

    2018 10 18 Canada introduces new asbestos rules Kathleen Ruff an expert on asbestos says it is disappointing Ottawa is allowing an exemption from the ban for mining

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  • Ausbestos Sydney

    2017 12 4 Living in Australia it is all too easy to assume that asbestos is feared and strictly regulated all around the world Unfortunately this is far from the reality and countries like China Cuba and India still rely heavily on asbestos based products for automotive parts building materials and insulation Even the US continues to import large amounts of asbestos importing 705 metric tons in

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  • Asbestos mining NGT raps MoEF for vague response

    Read more about Asbestos mining NGT raps MoEF for vague response on Business Standard Perturbed by illegal and unscientific asbestos mining across the country the National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Environment Ministry MoEF for providing a vague and uncertain response A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice

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  • Quebec trying to reopen asbestos mine

    2012 3 13 The provincial government of Quebec is doggedly trying to lure investors to reopen the Jeffrey Mine in lovely pitted Asbestos Quebec It was closed last

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  • NEWS The Harper government does a U turn on asbestos

    The Harper agenda can be stopped with the support of provincial governments The Globe and Mail reports Canada is ending its much maligned practice of defending asbestos mining on the world stage a reversal of a stand that made it a pariah in some international circles The Harper government which until Friday unflinchingly defended Canada s right to export the cancer causing mineral

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  • NEWS Asbestos mine opens for September may provoke

    Kathleen Ruff writes in a recent op ed in the Toronto Star that Thanks to rapid approval by the Quebec government of a 3 5 million guaranteed line of credit plus political support from Ottawa the Jeffrey mine in Asbestos Que one of the biggest open pit asbestos mines the world has knownwill reopen for the month of September Quebec Minister of Economic Development Clément Gignac

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  • Global Asbestos Mining Market Report 2019

    2021 10 20 The Asbestos Mining market global report from the author answers all these questions and many more The report covers market characteristics size and growth segmentation regional and country breakdowns competitive landscape market shares trends and strategies for this market

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  • Plans to reopen world s largest asbestos mine will create

    2010 12 23 Campaigners are protesting against plans to re open the world s largest asbestos mine the Jeffrey Mine in Quebec with the help of 58 million from the provincial government The mine would export upwards of 6 million tonnes of chrysotile asbestos

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  • Canada ban on asbestos takes effect but mining

    2018 10 18 Canada s new asbestos ban will not prevent companies in Quebec from sifting through the waste left over from decades of mining asbestos to look for magnesium

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  • Brazil Continues to Mine and Export Asbestos Despite Ban

    2020 1 17 Dangerous Transport of Asbestos in Brazil The 2017 ban of asbestos in Brazil stopped mining processing distribution and marketing of the mineral Those in favor of continued asbestos use pushed back against the regulations agreeing to cease asbestos use within Brazil but hoping to continue exporting the material

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  • Miners urged to help WA asbestos clean up

    2019 4 8 Miners urged to help WA asbestos clean up WA s Aboriginal Affairs minister has called on CSR and Hancock Prospecting to contribute to any future clean up at the former asbestos mining

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  • Latest news opinion analysis on asbestos mining Videos

    2015 7 4 Get latest news on asbestos mining Read Breaking News opinion analysis on asbestos mining updated and published at Down To Earth

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  • ASBESTOS

    2018 6 12 the mining and milling of crude asbestos and in the manufac ture of asbestos products Adverse health effects from expo sure to asbestos remains a serious concern to miners mining community and residents of buildings that contain asbestos as well as in communities where the soil is contaminated with as

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  • The Global Health Dimensions of Asbestos and Asbestos

    2016 1 1 Background Every asbestos fiber that is mined is indestructible which repeatedly exposes many individuals during its life cycle from mining and extraction of asbestos containing rocks to manufacturing of asbestos containing products ACPs and further during use repair demolition and abatement of ACPs

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  • Asbestos still an issue at Nunavut gold mine Agnico Eagle

    2013 4 20 Asbestos has been linked to asbestosis where the asbestos fibres scar and damage the lungs lung cancer related to the degree of asbestosis in the lungs mesothelioma a cancer of the lung s lining and cancer of the gastrointestinal tract and larynx For more news from the Nunavut Mining Symposium read the special section

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  • Controversial Zimbabwe Asbestos Mine Reportedly

    2011 10 31 Controversial Zimbabwe Asbestos Mine Reportedly Reopening Bloomberg reports that in a controversial move Zimbabwe Mining Development Corp will re open its Shabanie Mashava asbestos mine next month The chairman of Zimbabwe Mining Development Corp ZMDC Godwills Masimi rembwa explained that mining operations at Mashava and Shabanie mines will restart next month

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  • Mesothelioma News Expansion of Asbestos Mining in

    2010 7 12 Asbestos mining let alone its expansion is a hot button topic in the Asian city due to its increasingly troubling experience with mesothelioma Hong Kong itself is in the midst of an asbestos disease epidemic according to the Asia Monitor Resource Center a labor organization in the former British dependency

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  • MINING NEWS Worst is over at former Yukon asbestos

    MINING NEWS Worst is over at former Yukon asbestos mine Creek stabilization measures clean up effort left waste rock and tailings but fibers pose no significant risk to human health Sawson City Yukon epitomizes the romance of the Gold Rush so it was a little surprising that the first field trip arranged as part of this year s Northern

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  • Asbestos Mining Town in Canada Searches for New Identity

    2016 11 7 The now defunct Jeffery Mine which occupies nearly one sixth of the town s 12 square miles was Canada s largest asbestos mine and served as the town s main employer when it shut down in 2011 At its peak the open pit asbestos mine employed more than 2 000 of the town s 7 000 residents Now five years later Asbestos is searching for

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  • New name for a Canadian town called Asbestos

    2020 10 19 The small Canadian town of Asbestos that decided it needed a rebrand has done away with the name derived from its mining heritage The Quebec town home to

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  • Ongoing downplaying of the carcinogenicity of chrysotile

    2021 2 23 Industries that mine manufacture and sell asbestos or asbestos containing products have a long tradition of promoting the use of asbestos while placing the burden of economic and health costs on workers and society This has been successfully done in recent years and decades in spite of the overwhelming evidence that all asbestos types are carcinogenic and cause asbestosis

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  • Devil s Dust Australian movie on asbestos and corporate

    Even a major asbestos exporter Canada is reexamining its activities Devil s Dust is a terrific and concise history of parts of Australia s asbestos saga over the last thirty years and provides an important lesson to the workplace safety profession public health advocates corporate regulators and public policy makers Kevin Jones

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  • Will Vermont Asbestos Mine Become a Superfund Site

    The Belvidere Mountain Asbestos Mine has been dormant since 1993 but the issue of what to do with the toxic site is very much a current issue in the Vermont town of Belvidere A debate is raging on whether or not the site should be designated as a Superfund site and thus become eligible for federal money if and when any clean up is to take place

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  • Picking apart the sordid back story of Nunavik s first mine

    2016 1 16 News Jan 15 2016 11 00 am EST Picking apart the sordid back story of Nunavik s first mine Masters student gathers tales of Asbestos Hill from families former workers

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  • Asbestos mine settlement will go to road improvements

    2019 7 25 Asbestos waste pile on Belvidere Mountain State and federal officials have decided to spend an 850 000 settlement from the former owner of the state s closed asbestos mine on road improvement projects in Eden and Lowell During the 1950s the mine at the eastern base of Belvidere Mountain was the largest producer of chrysotile asbestos in

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