September 11, 2016 admin

The World Trade Center, which was being built in 1971, had construction plans changed when New York City banned the use of asbestos in buildings. Mesothelioma a deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure was becoming more well known. At that point construction of the World Trade Center was near the 64th floor of the twin…

August 15, 2016 admin

  Like it or not, Donald Trump is the President of the United States and so his opinions about asbestos are very important and relevant. Like his opinions on many issues, his views run contrary to mainstream thought about asbestos as a dangerous product.  Mr. Trump believed that banning and removing asbestos from buildings was…

May 18, 2016 admin

In Canada asbestos was used everywhere until the early 1980s.  People worked with asbestos every day using thousands of different products with no protection from the danger of asbestos.  Asbestos products were made by American companies and their Canadian subsidiaries for years. Some of the asbestos mines in Quebec were owned by the leading American…

August 4, 2015 admin

At this website our goal is to educate people about the real and often little known facts about asbestos.  This is a different kind of post to let you know what is being done in Russia to misinform people about asbestos.  The Government of Canada was on this path until recently when it retreated from…