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Asbestos In Schools: What Parents Need To Know

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The Australian construction industry was once one of the world’s largest consumers of asbestos. In the 1960s, builders clad 25 percent of new homes in asbestos cement, and many schools and commercial premises featured asbestos extensively. While builders no longer use the material, many buildings across Australia still present an asbestos hazard. Find out how likely it is that your child will encounter asbestos at school, and learn more about the safety precautions you can expect the building owners to take. Read More»

Five Environmentally Friendly Wastewater Treatment Developments

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Whether you are a city manager, a developer, a curious environmentalist or anyone else concerned about making the wastewater systems more sustainable, you may be wondering about new developments in the field. All over the world, everyone from students to activists to wastewater treatment managers are working on new ways to make the treatment of wastewater faster, more environmentally friendly and more efficient. Here are a few of the new developments currently being explored, used and developed: Read More»