Australia’s largest and most influential construction unions have begun a new media campaign, hoping for a ban on engineered stone products across the country. The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and
A Spanish business owner has been convicted and sentenced in court, after he admitted that he concealed the dangers of his company’s product, a quartz agglomerate. It was alleged in
The Albanese Labor Government has announced that it is taking steps to reduce increasing rates of occupational respiratory disease in Australia in a bid to eliminate silicosis across the country.
The prevalence of silica-dust-related illness in the Australian mining, manufacturing and construction industries is well-publicised, and support for bans on common silica-containing products is growing. Hundreds of thousands of Australian
The rising rates of silicosis in Australia have been well documented in the media recently, and now awareness of the disease is spreading, with American workers taking to the press