Australian Asbestos Regulations

By |September 29th, 2016|

Australia prohibits the importation and use of all types of asbestos, yet asbestos materials remain a serious health threat to […]

China-imported Asbestos in Redevelopment Project at Port Pirie Exposed 700 employees at Risk

By |September 19th, 2016|

China-imported hazardous asbestos fibres were found in Nystar’s Lead and Zinc smelter in South Australia exposing 700 of employees at […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Asbestos Landfill/Asbestos Disposal Areas in Victoria

By |July 25th, 2016|

Australia used to trust  asbestos for almost all of their construction purposes. It was in 1980 when cement products containing […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Getting Rid of Asbestos: DIY vs Licenced

By |July 20th, 2016|

Before, asbestos served as a widely used ingredient for construction materials. It became the most ideal material to use because […]

5 High Profile Asbestos Cases in Australia

By |December 5th, 2015|

Introduction
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that has been mined extensively and made into a variety of products.  The versatility of asbestos paved its way to be used in numerous industries.  It is resistant to fire, electrical and chemical damage.  Light enough to be worn, it is spun into and woven into protective clothing and gloves.  Its usefulness has been founded since ancient times, the Greeks spun them into cloth and made napkins and tablecloth from them.  These effects were eventually thrown into the fire to be cleaned and they came out undamaged with no burn marks but whiter before they went in.
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