We are proud to let you know that the Asbestos Museum has acquired a unique Marvel comic book called ‘Strange Tales – How can the Human Torch defend himself against Asbestos Man?’ Here’s a preview of the cover.
All over the globe, asbestos is losing popularity, mostly because it can cause cancer. But in the Russian city of Asbestos(!) nothing has changed. Asbestos is mined as fervently as before, even though local cancer rates are 20% higher than anywhere else. The Russian director of the mine’s Asbestos Museum defends the material: ‘You canRead more about RTL News Documentary on Russian city of Asbestos alarming[…]
Kathleen Ruff reported on RightOnCanada.ca yesterday that the Government of Canada released regulations that prohibit asbestos and products containing asbestos. The regulations will come into effect in 90 days. A great day in the struggle to ban the use of asbestos everywhere. It is not a perfect day, however. The regulations exempt the 800 million tonnes of mining residuesRead more about Canada issues regulations prohibiting asbestos[…]
Gisteren rolde tijdens het AsbestFeitenCongres de rode loper uit voor de première van de documentaire ’25 jaar asbestverbod in Nederland – toen, nu en morgen’. Een aanrader voor wie zich een beeld wil vormen over het asbestdossier. Voor deze documentaire werden unieke opnames gemaakt in het Asbest Museum van de International Asbestos Awareness Foundation. BNR-Read more about Asbestos documentary – Asbestos, then, now, tomorrow[…]
A new, semi-permanent location has been found for the International Asbestos Museum. Volunteers of the asbestos museum are working hard to get the displays safe and ready for the Maintenance symposium in Rijswijk Plaspoelpolder, the Netherlands, on Thursday 20 September. As soon as the museum is open to the public, we will notify you onRead more about IAAF Asbestos museum taking shape in Rijswijk[…]
On asbestos.com/abatement-guide/ you may find tips on how to handle asbestos safely, and why it is so important to have asbestos abatements handled by professionals. Professional asbestos abatement companies will test the building and site for traces of the toxic mineral, following strict regulations and processes, and carry the right abatement removal equipment to keep themselves, others and youRead more about Tips on how to handle asbestos safely[…]