National construction supplier joins Mesothelioma UK Corporate Donor Scheme
Mesothelioma UK, the national asbestos-related cancer charity has announced that Mick George Ltd has joined the organisation as a corporate donor. Mick George Ltd is one of the leading suppliers to the construction industry and is supporting Mesothelioma UK to confirm its commitment to raising awareness of the dangers of handling asbestos.
Mick George Ltd provides a range of specialist services including Asbestos Removal and the company has pledged to donate a percentage of the income generated from this particular service over the next 12 months to Mesothelioma UK.
Mick George Ltd will also be involved in fundraising events and activities for Mesothelioma UK with all funds going to awareness raising campaigns, training and education for Clinical Nurse Specialists, and research into treatment and clinical trials to find a cure for this deadly disease.
Michael George, Contracts Director at Mick George Ltd said: “The link between mesothelioma and the construction industry is particularly high and we want to play a part in its prevention. Through our comprehensive Asbestos Management service, we recognise that we have a responsibility to support any health related issues and that’s why we’re partnering with such a respected organisation as Mesothelioma UK to try and improve the situation.”
Liz Darlison, Mesothelioma UK Director of Services and Consultant Nurse at UHL, added: “Mick George Ltd has a history of community support and philanthropy, with a genuine dedication to supporting related charities.
“The UK has the highest incidence of mesothelioma in the world and with asbestos being at the heart of this disease, there’s a real connection here with Mick George Ltd’s expertise in surveying, stripping, carriage and disposal of asbestos. We are delighted to welcome them on board and together we will raise awareness and continue to help patients with mesothelioma, their carers and families across the UK.”
About Mick George Limited:
Mick George Ltd has grown to become one of the leading suppliers to the construction industry in the heart of East Anglia and East Midlands.
Operating with a single tipper truck in 1978, the company’s commercial fleet size has now grown to be in excess of 400 HGV vehicles. It specialises in Bulk Excavation & Earthmoving Services, Demolition and Asbestos Removal, a wide range of Skip Hire and Waste Management Services and Aggregate & Concrete Supply, as well as the most recent Facility Management & Retail offering.
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