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


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Building Surveyor Suspended for Approving Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
– https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/building-surveyor-suspended-for-approving-combustible-cladding/news-story/9dcd6b03b86d97baa2b5fc80e818c06c
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/pw6KbYtBf3RxYwh

Surveyor Suspended for Approving Flammable Cladding on Five Towers (Breaking News)
https://theworldnews.net/au-news/surveyor-suspended-for-approving-flammable-cladding-on-five-towers

ABC Four Corners Program Highlights Flammable Cladding Risks (Breaking News)
https://iview.abc.net.au/show/four-corners/series/2019/video/NC1903H028S00

Important Message from CEO of VBA regarding Cladding Safety Victoria
https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/media/latest-news/article/2019/a-message-from-the-ceo-august-2019

VBA Urgent Media Release
VBA’s Executive Director, Operations, Mark Rossiter, said the building surveyor’s repeated approval of dangerous building materials, along with a prior history of disciplinary action, created clear grounds for immediate suspension
https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/media/latest-news/article/2019/building-surveyor-immediately-suspended-to-protect-the-public

Legal Threat Amid Concerns Over Adelaide Convention Centre Cladding
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-19/concerns-over-adelaide-convention-centre-aluminium-cladding/11370800

Canberra Airport has Highly Combustible Cladding However Airport Owner says use of Vitrabond™ cladding is Low-Risk Because it is a Low-Rise Building
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/8UnY8UX2JxqsnKk

Sahil Bhasin, the National Director of Building Services Consultancy Roscon (https://www.roscon.com.au/) said the design of Canberra airport’s terminal, with combustible panels around passenger entrances to the building, created avoidable risks from ignition sources such as cigarettes
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/8UnY8UX2JxqsnKk

Building Authority Suspends Surveyor Over Flammable Cladding on Frankston Apartments
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-19/surveyor-suspended-over-frankston-flammable-cladding-apartments/11428314


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/

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.
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Melbourne Testing Lab for Testing of Architectural Cladding Materials and Combustibility Risk
ExcelPlas now performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) and Combustibility Rating (CR) on architectural cladding such as Aluminium Composite Materials ACM, Aluminium Composite Panels ACP, Expanded Polystyrene Panels EPS, Polyisocyanuarate Foam Panels PIC and others.
We have extensive experience with testing of polymers and polymeric building materials.
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 
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