Category Archives: News

Emmerdale Mesothelioma Storyline

Lucion's Ross Boulton comments on the recent Mesothelioma storyline in ITV's Emmerdale

"Although not an regular viewer of the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, I was very surprised to hear of the new storyline surrounding the terminal illness of one of their characters as a result of exposure to asbestos. Whilst producers of the programme...

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Who is protecting the UK Rail Workers from asbestos exposure in 2014?

Lucion Environmental’s Andy Wise discusses the issue of protecting UK Rail Workers from asbestos exposure in 2014.

“Everyday it seems the news reports of former industrial and infrastructure workers who have died as a result of exposure to asbestos throughout their working life.

One story that particularly grabbed my attention was an article as...

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Contaminated land in development projects

Plans to build 1,700 homes in Horwich as reported in the Bolton News is said to get rid of a contaminated site containing asbestos.

Lucion’s Daniel Roberts comments on the plans.

"Developers Horwich Vision whose plans have been recommended for approval are being demanded by councillors to provide assurances about the removal of the contaminated...

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Asbestos on UK Highways

Lucion are featured in March’s edition of the Highways magazine with an article detailing the dangers of asbestos on UK highways.  With many of the UK’s highway infrastructure built over 20 years ago, there is great concern when it comes to renewal, repair and maintenance due to the potential danger of hidden asbestos containing materials. The article...
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Lucion Launch CPD Training

ConstructionCPD-member (1)                 This month Lucion marked the launch of their Asbestos Awareness CPD sessions at the RICS Yorkshire and Humber CPD Training event. Due to popular demand of training services within the chartered surveying industry, Lucion are now certified to provide both non accredited and accredited asbestos awareness training in...
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Asbestos Transfer stations in residential areas, who is responsible for educating the local community?

Disappointed, was the word one local resident used to describe their feelings towards the approval of an asbestos transfer station in their neighborhood according to BBC News Kent.

Asbestos containing materials were used for decades in the construction and fit-out of many buildings around the UK before the final importation ban in 1999.

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Lucion launch series of Asbestos Podcasts

With asbestos still a grey area for many building professionals who are responsible for its management, 2014 will mark the beginning of a series of podcasts released by Lucion Environmental on the subject of Asbestos and Hazardous Materials.
This week saw the release of Lucion’s first podcast with Managing Director Dr Patrick Morton explaining the decision...
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Lucion announce Achilles Link-Up supplier status

Lucion have this month announced their registration with the Achilles Link-up scheme, enabling the company to further expand their service offering to the rail industry. With a strong focus on reducing risk in the Rail Industry, Achilles Link-up supports Health & Safety and Assurance Specialists by evidencing the supplier’s capabilities through an onsite assessment of management systems and processes. The...
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Dr Liam Fox Confirmed for Asbestos The Truth 2013

North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox has today been confirmed as a speaker and panelist at Asbestos The Truth Conference 2013. Dr Liam Fox has had a widely varying career both inside politics and out, initially training and working as a GP before entering politics and spending 17 consecutive years on the Conservative front bench. He...
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Lucion lend a helping hand to Salford University Students

With university budget cuts at an all time high, Nationwide Asbestos Management company Lucion Environmental have stepped in to deliver free Asbestos Awareness courses to students in need of industry specific training.

Lucion kick started their “Building a Safer Future Scheme” in Manchester this week for future Graduates of Salford University, delivering training to...

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Lucion proud sponsors of South Anglia Community Spirit Awards 2013

South Anglia Housing, part of Circle Anglia are one of the UK’s leading providers of affordable housing. This year South Anglia Housing will be hosting the Community Spirit Awards for a 7th year and Lucion Environmental are proud to support this years Event. Held at the London Stansted Hilton Hotel on the 2nd December, the event gives recognition and rewards...
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Lucion announce new office location in Cambridgeshire

Lucion Environmental are pleased to announce the opening of their new office location in Cambridgeshire this month. With established offices in Newcastle, South London, Leicestershire, Chester, Wolverhampton and Sheffield, Cambridgeshire has been identified as a promising growth region for Lucion. The expansion has also lead to the creation of 2 new jobs and Lucion are currently looking...
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Lucion supports groundbreaking guidance into asbestos in soil

Lucion has been at the forefront of an initiative to improve the management of asbestos in soil and made ground. CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research & Information Association, is developing technical guidance on asbestos in soil and made ground.  For the past 2 years representatives from Lucion have sat on the CIRIA project steering group and...
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Lucion Win Single Provider Framework for North Yorkshire County Council

Lucion are celebrating after being awarded single provider status on North Yorkshire County Council's Framework last week. The Contract will require Lucion to carry out asbestos surveying, air monitoring, laboratory testing and consultancy throughout North Yorkshire until 2016. The Council currently maintains over 800 non-residential public buildings in the region of which over 370...

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Lucion marks the launch of homelessness charity’s Empty Homes Project

Lucion Environmental marked the launch of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint’s Empty Homes Project last Wednesday by supplying PPE workwear and delivering asbestos awareness training to the young people and staff involved in the scheme. The project, in partnership with Springboard Training in Sunderland, will give homeless young people in the North East the opportunity to...
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Lucion’s choice of adopted charity- Centrepoint

September marks the start of our work with our Nationwide Charity Centrepoint on their Empty homes project starting in Sunderland.

Centrepoint have identified 20 empty properties in the Sunderland area, which could provide a home for up to 40 young people.

 In Partnership with springboard training and supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government’s...
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Total Warrior Challenge 2013



Plunging into freezing water and running through fire pits were just some of the challenges Lucions team of warriors went through to raise funds for Masies Hope.

 7 members of Lucion Environmental took part in the Total Warrior Challenge alongside thousands of other...
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