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  • Organization (ADAO), representing thousands of asbestos victims, physicians and scientists around the world, urges the Canadian Parliament to oppose Quebec government's offering of $58 million loan guarantee that would enable Jeffrey Mine Inc. to open up a new underground asbestos mine in Asbestos, Quebec.

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  • Lee was part of a delegation of Asia-based asbestos victims, rights activists and trade union representatives who came to Montreal to urge Quebec's government not to support the expansion of the notorious Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Que., and, by extension, the carcinogenic fibre's export overseas. - Home Page

  • Asbestos is a deadly product that we export to Third World countries while making its use illegal here.

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  • Asbestos is the name of a group of minerals that occur naturally as masses of strong, flexible fibers that can be separated into thin threads and woven. asbestos has been widely used in many industrial products, including cement, brake linings, roof shingles, flooring products, textiles, and insulation.


  • (formerly known as the Asbestos institute before than name got too hot to handle)?

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  • The imported fibers are processed into products such as Asbestos cement, insulation material or brake linings in 20 plants, which employ around 650 workers.

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  • Raw materials, such as Asbestos sheets, blocks, powder and fabric, are imported as well as finished products, such as construction and roofing materials and facades.

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  • The study "Asbestos" serves as an estimation of the risks resulting from the handling of Asbestos materials.

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  • Where it competes with industrial products such as Asbestos Cement or Galvanized Iron-sheets, not only its price will be used as a deciding factor but also its social prestige.

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  • It is obvious that the self-weight of roof cladding in FCR Is more than the weight of competing materials such as Asbestos Cement (AC) or Galvanised Corrugated Iron (GCI).

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