Making sense of asbestos: MBC Ltd

Five years ago the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations came into force and the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) for the management and removal of asbestos was first published. Mark Hamilton of MBC Environmental Solutions, asbestos removal specialists, looks back over those five years and has some salient messages for anyone that may […]

Mitigate asbestos risks

Asbestos has hit the headlines again after the discovery of the fibrous carcinogen during the demolition work at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Christchurch campus. The discovery is expected to add $560,000 more than budgeted to the demolition costs.     WorkSafe has launched a new tool on its website to help businesses develop their asbestos […]


New localised asbestos guidelines: local environmental solutions company MBC welcomes new regulations

Earlier this month, Christchurch played prestigious host to the country’s fifth Contaminated Land Conference. An inaugural event for the city, it brought together local and international speakers across the industry and saw hundreds of professionals descend on Christchurch. It’s a timely event for New Zealand, which has just ushered in new guidelines for assessing and […]

Mark Hamilton: MBC Environmental Solutions Director

The Influencers Column: Mark Hamilton

If you own, manage or occupy a building that’s a workplace, you should be up to speed with some regulations that will affect you. On Wednesday 4 April, 2018, important sections of the Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations came in to force. There has been a two-year grace period to get organised and […]


The environmental experts: how local company MBC are making it their goal to protect people and their investments from the threat of asbestos and mould

Encompassing the surroundings and conditions in which we live and work, our environments are some of the most important considerations when it comes to our overall health and wellness. Mould and asbestos are two of the most common environmental hazards, ones which we are all too familiar with on a local level as our city […]