Is There a Cure for Mesothelioma?

Is There a Cure for Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer affecting the mesothelial cells in the body which are found around most internal organs. Mesothelioma can be diagnosed in two forms; pleural and peritoneal. Plural mesothelioma starts in the membrane of the lungs,...
7 Asbestos Myths Explained

7 Asbestos Myths Explained

Asbestos has been around for a very long time, and is known by a lot of people as a dangerous material. Often incorrect information is spread about Asbestos and the impacts it has on people. These asbestos myths are easily explained! Asbestos Myth #1: Living in a...
Heritage Listings; Renovation and Demolition

Heritage Listings; Renovation and Demolition

Heritage listings NSW protect properties from destruction because of the significant value it brings to the community. Listing these significant landmarks creates a legal framework for managing potential changes made to the properties, ensuring their historical...
Creating an Asbestos-Free Australia

Creating an Asbestos-Free Australia

Every year, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency hold a two day summit, with a focus on debating and developing the next strategic plan for seeing an asbestos-free Australia. The current strategic plan was developed for the four year period of 2014-2018, so...

Comparing Asbestos With Modern Day Fibre Cement

Asbestos is no longer being used in construction of buildings. Today asbestos has been replaced by Fibre Cement; a material with almost identical properties, but without the dangerous fibres. Asbestos can still be found in homes built or renovated before 1990, but is...
Demolition – Renovate or Detonate?

Demolition – Renovate or Detonate?

Am I better off renovating or demolishing my house? This is a very common question, and there are some important things to consider. Safety is always the number one priority, whether that be safety in the demolition process, or safety in terms of living in a home with...
I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I think I found asbestos, what should I do? You found asbestos? If your house was built or renovated before the 1990’s it is highly likely that it contains asbestos in some form. Since December 2003, all products containing asbestos have been banned in...