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James Hardie, a leading manufacturer of Fiber Cement building products has been honored with a Silver Excellence Award from the Brandon Hall Group for having the Best Sales Team Onboarding Training
CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc.
Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...
- The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.