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A world-first ban on engineered stone

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13 December 2023 by IdeaSpies

Australia has become the first country to announce a ban on engineered stone following a surge in workers developing the lung disease silicosis.
Engineered stone will be banned in most states and territories from July 2024
Doctors and workers had called for the ban over health and safety concerns. 
Engineered stone, such as caesarstone, a durable and affordable alternative to natural materials like granite and marble, exploded in popularity in Australia throughout the 2000s.

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