Working with Sheffield Univeristy and HASAG Asbestos Disease Support, the asbestos support group for London and the South-east, the charity Mesothelioma UK has published a new study of the way your gender can affect your experience of mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is often  diagnosed after a person has retired, and sometimes a long time after. The report…

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Thermal Recycling in Wolverhampton received an Innovate UK ‘Smart Grant’ to develop a new method for turning asbestos roof sheets into a compound that can be safely used as aggregate for road building. The process involves ‘denaturing’ the asbestos. They have tested the kiln 200 times and hope to go into full production next year.…

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A new study of 4,000 mesothelioma cases in Canada, stretching back over 25 years, has found that as occupational exposure to asbestos has gradually reduced the number of cases arising from exposure outside the workplace has seemed to increase. This is probably because of better detection of what were previously undiagnosed cases, but it highlights…

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