Open Letter to Ran Oren, Joint CEO of Altrad

On 26 October the Forum of UK Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups sent the following open letter to Mr Ran Oren, the Joint CEO of Cape’s parent company Altrad. He is also the sole director of Cape Intermediate Holdings. It was addressed to his office at 125, Rue du Mas de Carbonnier, 34000 Montpellier in France.…

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‘Cape Must Pay!’ Demo Goes Ahead in Pouring Rain

Despite torrential rain intrepid protestors gathered outside the offices of Altrad, Cape’s parent company, in Warrington on Friday 30 September. Some of them are pictured here.   £10 million would be a good start Neil Bishop, the manager of Asbestos Support Central England, says, ‘We are asking Cape to acknowledge the great harm that it…

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Join us on the National Demonstration Against Cape at 1pm in Warrington on Friday 30 September

Caped  defenders of justice take on Cape offenders of justice On Friday 30 September at 1pm a demonstration will be held outside the head offices of Cape Industrial Services, a subsidiary of the Altrad multinational corporation. Members and supporters of the Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK will be dressed as Caped Defenders of Justice. We…

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Action Mesothelioma Day in Dudley

ARC-AID (Asbestos Related Conditions – Allied Industrial Diseases) is a charity in our region which is dedicated to fundraising for research into asbestos related diseases and support for patients. It rus a charity shop in New Street, Dudley. Going Blue for Meso Founder Mary Law, 86, and friends wore ‘blue for meso’ on Action Mesothelioma…

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It’s time to mobilise aginst Cape

The Forum of Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups is calling patients, carers, friends and relatives to mobilise for a day of action. We intend to demonstrate outside the head offices of Cape International Holdings. Why we are mobilising against Cape This is the company which manufactured asbestos insulation board. It recently spent a fortune trying to…

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Hazards2022 says “Cape must pay”

This year’s Hazards Conference took place from 29 to 31 July. Attendees called on Cape, one of the leading manufacturers of products that contained asbestos, to pay £10 million for desperately needed research into mesothelioma. Attendees are pictured holding up placards. It’s worth zooming in to read their shocking contents! They say things like: Cape…

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