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27/12/2013
Thai Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has appointed a new committee to study health impact by asbestos. The committee’s Vice Chairman, Dr. ChanwitTarathep, also Deputy Permanent Secretary of MoPH has provided a statement following the first committee meeting. Cabinet resolution had assigned MoPH to...
26/11/2012
Sources: Krungthepturakij, Post Today, Khao Sod Mr. Vithoon Simachokdee, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Industry disclosed that he assigned Department of Industrial of Works (DIW), to hold a big seminar that should be included all beneficial parties within 2-3 weeks before proposing to the...
11/10/2012
4 organizations have voiced their worries against the chrysotile asbestos ban. Livestock, agriculture, industrial and people sectors would be burdened of over Bht 500,000 million if the ban materializes. In UK, a similar ban caused significant damage to retail and farmers. Mrs. Srichan Uthayopas,...
06/10/2012
Sources: Matichon, Voice TV Channel Mr. Surachai Sutitham, SAT president, disclosed that swine farmers were very worried about the government policy of the banning of asbestos chrysotile. Swine farms utilize asbestos products for their strong, durable ability, as well as reasonable price. Moreover...
13/07/2012
The Quebec government has offerred a $58-million loan guarantee to Balcorp Ltd. to reboot the area's asbestos mine. It may be a carcinogen but asbestos means jobs and security to the town where everybody knows its name. Now that a loan has been secured for the industry, people are ready to get back...

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