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Common Health Risks to Mine and Quarry Workers

New Zealand’s mined natural resources include limestone, serpentine, salt, aggregate, clay, pumice, dolomite, gold, silver, bentonite and coal. The variety of minerals is a result of tectonic activity, with the country located on the edge of the Ring of Fire. New Zealand has 18 open cast coalfields in Waikato, Otago, Southland and the West Coast.

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Road Trip Hacks for Your Awesome Adventure Ever

What’s a road trip without some hiccups? Road trips are fun and full of adventure, but they should be planned carefully if you want to err on the side of caution. Also, you’ll enjoy it more if you’ve prepared for it physically, financially, and logistically. You can go by car or go road cycling in Spain or

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Strategies for Finding a Great Business Opportunity

If there’s one habit that will keep your business from going stagnant, it's seeking opportunities. Fortunately, industries never run out of new ideas. There will always be something that can help you expand your operations, broaden your customer base, and increase your profits. The challenge is how to pick from the sea of opportunities. If

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Otitis Media: Everything You Need To Know

Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear. It causes inflammation of the eardrum. As a result, it leads to fluid accumulation in the space after the eardrum. Also called middle ear infection, this condition is more common in children. Although treating otitis media in children is easy and manageable, recurrent infection in adults

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Bizarre Funeral Practices from Around the World

Funerals are essential rituals to say farewell to a deceased loved one. Different civilizations attach so much value to various rites of passage like birth or marriage, and a funeral is no different. However, funeral rites across the globe may vary depending on the culture and custom of the society. There are many bizarre ceremonies

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Mosquito Threat in the U.S. Calls for New Approach to Pest Control

Insect-borne illnesses have been on the march in recent years. And the bugs that spread these diseases are getting harder and harder to kill. Scientists have been seeking out ways to combat the rise of these pests. While pest control services are still cost-efficient to get rid of infestations, some traditional methods are turning obsolete.

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Common Myths About Document Shredding

If you want to protect your firm’s sensitive information and reduce the chances of identity theft, you ought to consider document shredding. Despite having been used for several decades, several myths surround paper shredding. Organisations that do not understand the benefits of shredding increase their vulnerability to breaches. Never trust these paper-shredding myths: The chances

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Increase the Longevity of Your Plumbing System — Here’s How

When managing a large property, the last thing you want is to incur hefty and frequent maintenance costs. Highrise buildings have an extensive network of pipes supplying water to the entire property. Failing to keep the system of pipes in good working order can lead you to incur massive losses. In addition to using the

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A Trucker’s Guide to Filing a Claim after an Accident

Around 80% of all cargo in the country is delivered by trucks, making the trucking industry one of the biggest in the transportation sector. To transport goods from one state to another, trucking companies generally employ 3.5 million drivers, who work an average of 70 hours every week. With truck driving being one of the most hazardous

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