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asbestos shingle

[as′bes·təs ′shiŋ·gəl]
(materials)
A shingle composed of asbestos cement formed under pressure; used on houses for roofing and siding that resist the destructive effects of time, weather, and fire.

Asbestos shingle

A roofing shingle that is composed of cement reinforced with asbestos fibers, manufactured in various shapes and sizes.
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850 m2 Eternit Equitone natura faade panels with 24 cm thick mineral wool insulation as ventilated faade cladding in slotted formwork;
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Gulf Eternit Industries, a member of Future Pipe Group, announced it has commissioned a 176,720sqm-large manufacturing unit at Dubai Industrial City, with annual production capacity of 50,000 tonnes, translating to 600km of pipe per year, and investments of $45m.
Dubai -- Gulf Eternit Industries has commissioned a 176,720sqm manufacturing unit at Dubai Industrial City, or DIC, for the production of fiberglass pipes and fittings for the oil and gas, water and industrial sectors.
Marley Eternit claimed tough market conditions and "low productivity" had prompted the move.
The brokerage replaced the shares of Duratex (SAO:DTEX3), BR Malls (SAO:BRML3), RaiaDrogasil (SAO:RADL3), Randon (SAO:RAPT4) and Fleury (SAO:FLRY3) with Eternit (SAO:ETER3), Providencia (SAO:PRVI3) and Marcopolo (SAO:POMO4).
The other participants in the November list are Bradespar (SAO:BRAP4), Cielo (SAO:CIEL3), Contax (SAO:CTAX4), Eternit (SAO:ETER3), Grendene (SAO:GRND3), Taesa (SAO:TAEE11), Telefonica Brasil (SAO:VIVT4) and Tractebel (SAO:TBLE3).
Until 2000, Shekka housed the Eternit Company, the country's biggest importer of the carcinogen asbestos.
Working with Eternit was completely weird, because it was impossible for them to even imagine that they could produce something with imperfections, or use leftovers," he says.
DAD Eric Findlow died from asbestos in his lungs after playing as a child on waste dumps outside a killer factory that had links to Eternit.
Gulf Eternit Industries (GEI), a member of Future Pipe Industries Group, has signed an agreement to establish a fiberglass pipe factory at Dubai Industrial City.
The UAEDSA, which is committed to improving the quality of life for people with Down Syndrome, has also thanked Dubai Duty Free, Wade Adams Contracting, Gulf Eternit, and Etisalat for all their contributions to this worthy cause.