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Top asbestos removal specialists complete enormous Docklands contract

Top asbestos removal specialists complete enormous Docklands contract When it comes to demolishing buildings that contain asbestos, it is a huge and complex task, as all the asbestos must be removed before the building is demolished. This requires the skills of a specialist licensed asbestos removal contractor. This is the problem that The Silvertown Partnership […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2016

Council seek costs from surveyors over asbestos report for nightclub

Council seek costs from surveyors over asbestos report for nightclub Swansea Council are said to be seeking costs from the surveyors who carried out the original asbestos survey at the former Oceana nightclub on Kingsway. The asbestos survey was done before demolition works were due to start on site by a company called Santia. Santia […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 22, 2016

Asbestos found in hundreds of Derbyshire schools

Asbestos found in hundreds of Derbyshire schools Derbyshire County Council have said that asbestos found in hundreds of Derbyshire schools has already cost them over £400,00 in compensation claims. And those costs are set to rise as more cases are expected to be dealt with. According to the figures gathered, over 200 schools in the county […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 15, 2016

Mesothelioma UK make funding available for new research project

Mesothelioma UK make funding available for new research project A press release by Mesothelioma UK a few days ago stated that they were going to be offering a grant of up to £25,000 for nurse led research into mesothelioma, the killer asbestos-related cancer. They are teaming together with Pat Stone Meso Support in order to provide the […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 14, 2016

The town called Asbestos that has an identity crisis

The town called Asbestos that has an identity crisis Asbestos was once celebrated as a miraculous fiber and was used a-plenty in manufacturing and construction. Nowadays though, it’s a different story, because we know how lethal it is and that it’s linked to deadly respiratory diseases including mesothelioma cancer. The town known as ‘Asbestos’ in […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 10, 2016

Bolton nightclub owner fined over asbestos exposure

Bolton nightclub owner fined over asbestos exposure A Bolton nightclub owner fined over asbestos exposure has been sentenced, after he admitted failure to carry out a survey for asbestos before starting on the refurbishment of a local nightclub. Manchester Magistrates Court heard how UK Night Life Limited and its sole Director, Charles John McGrath, undertook […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 09, 2016

Terminal illnesses are on the rise due to asbestos

Terminal illnesses are on the rise due to asbestos According to a charity dealing with people suffering with asbestos related diseases following exposure, terminal illnesses are on the rise due to asbestos. The charity, Asbestos Action Tayside, say the number of people coming to them for help has risen dramatically, and they are very concerned […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 02, 2016

Former carpenter died from mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos

Former carpenter died from mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos A former carpenter died from mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos, according to an inquest recently held at Taunton Coroners Court. Mr Kenneth Stennard died last July aged 80. He made statements before he died detailing his work as a carpenter and how he was exposed to […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 01, 2016
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