CCN – The Latest Updates, News and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)


NEWSMAKERS: * 3A Composites * ACA * Alucobest * BCA * Colins Biggers and Paisley * Fairview * HVG * Sparke Helmore Lawyers  * VBA * VIC Government * WA Gov 

Lawyers Scrambling to Defend Multiple Combustible Cladding Claims
• King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is representing 3A Composites
https://www.kwm.com/en/au/knowledge/insights/cladding-reforms-in-queensland-where-to-next-20190806
• Sparke Helmore Lawyers (SHL) are representing Halifax Vogel Group (HVG) with Quinn Emanuel retained as strategic counsel
https://www.quinnemanuel.com/offices/sydney/
• Colins Biggers and Paisley (CBP) is representing Fairview
https://www.cbp.com.au/insights/insights/2019/april/lacrosse-judgment-summary

Disciplinary Action Stalled After Lacrosse Tower Fire as State’s Cladding Crisis Continues (Breaking News)
– https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/disciplinary-action-stalls-after-lacrosse-tower-fire-as-states-cladding-crisis-continues/news-story/63ccaf06064db7e0a4f093e3d38b285c
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/DqHUQHrGVbLk7E8

Australia’s Building Crisis Fix will Cost $6.2 Billion: Report
– https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/australia-s-building-crisis-fix-will-cost-6-2-billion-report-20190730-p52c9x.html
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/UJfudG3Bxb8jHqZ

ACA Highlights Combustible Cladding Risks in Wake of “Danger to Life” Warning (Breaking News)
https://thesector.com.au/2019/08/14/aca-highlights-combustible-cladding-risks-in-wake-of-danger-to-life-warning/

Alucobest Cladding Company (China) to Exhibit at Major Paris Construction Industry Exhibition
https://www.batimat.com/en/BATIMAT-2019/exhibitors/?d=103763%7C152_498483,103804%7C152_326915,103770%7C0A&rpp=12&so=3#

3A Composites Lifts Net Revenues by 14% to CHF 613.7 million (AUD 924 Million)
The trend to high-quality flame-retardant or non-combustible cladding panels plus gain of new customers drove double-digit revenue growth
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/08/15/1902221/0/en/First-half-result-for-2019-Schweiter-reports-substantial-revenue-growth.html

Fix this Cladding Crisis, Labor Tells Morrison (Breaking News)
– https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/fix-this-cladding-crisis-labor-tells-morrison/news-story/d9aaf2c6344d68ac97dfe08c5f330af6
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/z12mpG9Dh4Gleu2

Builders Collective of Australia (BCA) Present a Public Event to Discuss the Causes, Consequences and Solutions on Cladding Crisis (Last Tickets)
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/cladding-conversations-tickets-65666711903

New Scientific Research Published on Fire Behaviour of Façade Equipped with Aluminium Composite Material-Based Claddings
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/fam.2745

Stalemate Leaving Fire-prone Ticking Time Bombs Around Australia  (Breaking News)
https://www.news.com.au/national/stalemate-leaving-fireprone-ticking-time-bombs-around-australia/news-story/7b26701bd6a690238a98e590c7d9a76a

Authorities Dodge Questions on Flammable Cladding  (Breaking News)
https://www.mandurahmail.com.au/story/6327038/comment-authorities-dodge-our-questions-on-mandurah-flammable-cladding/

MFB Seeking Senior Building Surveyor/Fire Safety Engineer – Cladding
https://www.seek.com.au/job/39709043

Senior Building Surveyor – Fire Safety Job in NSW
http://www.lgassist.com.au/career/125507/Senior-Building-Surveyor-Fire-Safety-New-South-Wales-Nsw-Castle-Hill

Leaked list of Tasmanian buildings potentially containing combustible aluminium cladding includes University of Tasmania accommodation, the new Parliament Square Building, hospitals and a number of schools
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-24/tasmanian-buildings-potentially-combustible-cladding-revealed/11339490

Bannermans Lawyers Submission for Building Stronger Foundations
http://www.bannermans.com.au/strata/articles/building-defects/696-submission-for-the-building-stronger-foundations-consultation


Australian Essential Services Group are independent auditors and fire safety specialists operating nationwide
AESG’s Combustible Cladding reports assist owners in establishing the risk profile and coverage of combustible materials, as well as providing guidance and recommendations to de-risk their building. AESG offer a range of reports to assist with insurance enquires, Council or VBA  Notices/Orders and pro-active investigations.
https://www.aesg.com.au/Services/Combustible-Cladding-Reports.aspx

Cladding Compliance Australia | Combustible Cladding Solutions‎
Combustible Cladding Inspection, Testing and Rectification. QLD & NSW Cladding Checklists. Members of the Fire Protection Association Australia. 30+ Years Of Experience. Request A Quote. Highlights: Providing Customer Services, One Stop Option.
http://www.claddingcompliance.com.au/

Roscon is a specialist provider of property reporting and facilities management services to business in the Owners Corporation and Insurance industries
As expert consultants, Roscon can devise a solution to address any non-compliant claddings. These solutions may be far more cost effective than replacing the entire building facade.
https://www.roscon.com.au/cladding_facade_audits


Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
http://www.excelplas.com/

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