Category Archives: News

Supporting Sheffield homelessness project


downloadTeaming up with AECOM and Imtech to provide support services for UK Homelessness Charity CRASH,  Lucion Environmental  is calling on contractors in the South Yorkshire area to provide much needed support for Sheffield Charity “Ben’s Centre”.

Ben’s Centre is a drop in centre and outreach service which supports…

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Lucion Trade Tablets for Trikes


(l-r) Clare Savory- Sunshine Fund Fundraising Events Manager, Brian Foster- Lucion Services Resource Officer, Mike Bowers- Cellular Solutions North East Managing Director

An innovative recycling scheme has seen two local businesses team up and raise funds to purchase a modified trike for north east-based charity…

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ARCA publishes guidance note on clients responsibilities

arcaARCA, the UK’s leading asbestos removal association, has this week published a Guidance Note on the responsibilities clients have when appointing asbestos contractors.

The human cost of asbestos disease is devastating, however significant exposure is avoidable when asbestos removal projects are well managed. As clients are at…

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Journal Interview: Dr Patrick Morton

As featured in the Journal Newspaper:  Risk management company head discusses how becoming a ‘thought leader’ has supported major growth.

Starting from modest roots, asbestos and risk management business Lucion has grown to become a leader in its field. Here, MD Dr Patrick Morton tells ROBERT GIBSON why diversification and acquisition have proved crucial to its…

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Scanning Electron Microscopy Now Available!

Scanning Electron Microscopy, Lucion EnvironmentalLucion Environmental is pleased to announce their UKAS accreditation of “Airborne asbestos fibre determination and fibre counting using SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) and EDS (Energy dispersive spectroscopy)”.

Put in simple terms the addition of our ScanningElectron Microscope now enables magnification of up…

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Hundreds of thousands of children in the Black Country and Staffordshire attending schools that still have asbestos

School signAs reported by Express and Star online a total of 69 of 76 schools in Wolverhampton have asbestos, compared to 101 of Dudley’s 107, 370 of Staffordshire’s 400 and 216 of Worcestershire’s 243.

Campaigners Asbestos in Schools say 42,196 pupils in Walsall attend schools with asbestos, and…

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Lucion calls on developers to not act so quickly on Chancellor George Osborne’s radical revamp of planning rules

_84188483_018220174-1Lucion calls on developers to not act so quickly on Chancellor George Osborne’s radical revamp of planning rules on brownfield sites

As reported on automatic planning permission will be granted on many brownfield sites while major housing schemes could also be fast-tracked.

The moves will…

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Warning over CDM in asbestos removal projects

iStock_000027604275_SmallLucion Envionmental’s sister company Innov8 Safety Solutions are warning that new construction design management (CDM) regulations also apply to asbestos removal projects.

Innov8 managing director Alan Robson said many in the construction industry mistakenly believe that the regulations – which came into force in April…

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Lucion announce expansion of service offering and introduce Lucion Services Ltd

Lucion Environmental have this week announced the introduction of umbrella company “Lucion Services” to house their growing risk management services.

Since its formation in 2002, Lucion has experienced unprecedented growth and become the leader in the UK’s risk management market.

Now employing 170 staff across eight offices the…

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Claim back up to 150% tax relief on the removal, replacing or controlling of asbestos in the ground or buildings

Is your company reducing its tax burden by claiming Land Remediation Tax Relief?

Land Remediation Tax Relief was introduced by the Finance Act 2001 as an incentive to encourage the re-development of derelict land that had been blighted from previous industrial use. Feedback from experts has indicated that a lack of understanding…

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Competent decisions: Asbestos in soil

iStock_000009715407SmallCompetent decisions: the key to effective asbestos in soil and contaminated land management 

Alec Hales, contaminated land specialist at Lucion Environmental, looks at the responsibilities associated with reducing asbestos risk on brownfield sites.

For many developers the risks associated with asbestos in soil can sometimes be overlooked or underestimated at the…

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