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Apr 05, 2010 (2001). Lung Mineral Fibers of Former Miners and Millers from Thetford-Mines and Asbestos Regions: A Comparative Study of Fiber Concentration and Dimension. Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal: Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 65-76.

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Review of early results of comparative tests with the

Review of early results of comparative tests with the

1. Ann Occup Hyg. 1977 Dec;20(3):279-81. Review of early results of comparative tests with the konimeter and the thermal precipitator in asbestos mines.

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Abstract The mineral carbonation of five different ultramafic mining residues was studied experimentally, namely chrysotile (Black Lake mine [Bl] and Asbestos mine [Asb]), nickel (Ni–Cu Dumont mine project [Du] and Raglan Ni–Cu–EGP mine [Rgl]) and diamond mine residues (Renard mine project [Rnd]). The CO 2 uptake, gas volume and mining residue physical and chemical characteristics were ...

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Sep 15, 2016 The increase in demand for asbestos sparked the first commercial asbestos mines to open in 1879 in Quebec providence of Canada. Mines opened shortly thereafter in Russia, Australia, and South Africa. By 1900, doctors started reporting lung sickness and pulmonary fibrosis in patients who had worked in asbestos textile factories and asbestos mines.

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Approximately two-thirds of the additional annual costs of operating in Alaska were for wages and fringe benefits. The price required for the Alaskan asbestos fiber was $356.65 per ton compared with $287.44 for Yukon fiber, plus or minus 20 percent.

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Talc and gold mining EMPs were non-potent for mesothelioma. Although there are a number of methods for estimating fiber potency of asbestos and non-asbestiform EMPs, the method of Hodgson and Darnton provides a uniform method by which fiber potency can be compared across many fiber types.

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@article{osti_5844665, title = {Environmental and occupational exposures to chrysotile asbestos: a comparative microanalytic study}, author = {Case, B W and Sebastien, P}, abstractNote = {Previous light microscopic analysis of lung tissue from persons living close to a large open-pit asbestos mine demonstrated asbestos body counts intermediate between those of referents and those of miners …

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The most consistent difference was the higher concentration of tremolite in lung tissues of workers from Thetford-Mines, compared with workers from the Asbestos region. Amosite and crocidolite were also detected in lung tissues of several workers from the Asbestos region.

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