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


IMF Bentham, William Roberts Lawyers file Alucobest Cladding Class Action  (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/zZbN3nBpElD53Bo

Litigation Funder IMF Bentham Gets Behind Australia’s First Combustible Cladding Class Action (Breaking News)
https://stockhead.com.au/news/litigation-funder-imf-bentham-gets-behind-australias-third-combustible-cladding-lawsuit/

Melbourne Testing Laboratory Now Offering 24 hrs Testing Service for Testing and Assessing Combustible Cladding
Combustible Cladding Testing Laboratory – ExcelPlas Australia (NATA Accredited & Approved by Insurance Council of Australia)
Rapid and Reliable Results – Contact Us Now: http://www.excelplas.com/contact-us

QLD Government Media Statement on Safer Buildings: Understanding The Combustible Cladding Legislation
https://www.justice.qld.gov.au/corporate/community-engagement/media/2019-media-statements/justice-services/safer-buildings-understanding-the-combustible-cladding-legislation2

QLD Providers Told to Act on Combustible Cladding Checklist
https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2019/02/13/qld-providers-told-to-act-on-combustible-cladding-checklist/

QLD Government  Combustible Cladding Fact Sheet [PDF Download]
https://publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/d97515ed-51ec-4d4e-9266-ee1da68ef2c2/resource/5819a6e6-f4e6-4d28-904f-cf5a141d921b/download/combustible-cladding-fact-sheet.pdf

Attention NSW Combustible Cladding Deadline 22.02.19  (Breaking News)
https://muellers.com.au/combustible-cladding-deadline-22-02-19/

NSW Cladding Regulation Online Registration System
https://www.claddingregistration.nsw.gov.au/

Safety First: Last Chance To Comply With NSW Cladding Regulations  (Breaking News)
https://ballawyers.com.au/2019/02/14/nsw-cladding-regulations/

How To Protect Your Business Against Non-compliant Cladding  (Breaking News)
https://cityrural.net.au/how-to-protect-your-business-against-non-compliant-cladding/

We Need All Hands on Deck to Restore Trust in the Building Industry in Wake of Combustible Cladding Scandal
https://www.thefifthestate.com.au/innovation/materials/we-need-all-hands-on-deck-to-restore-trust-in-the-building-industry/

Melbourne Cladding Fire Fuels Calls for National Registration of Engineers  (Breaking News)
https://www.createdigital.org.au/melbourne-cladding-fire-need-national-registration-engineers/

Hundreds of Australian Homes Covered in Combustible Cladding But Few Residents Can Afford To Fix Them  (Breaking News)
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-16/combustible-cladding-risk-affects-thousands-but-few-fix-options/10804014

Massive Cladding Claim for NZ Skycity
http://www.loopvanuatu.com/global-news/skycity-expects-395-million-fletcher-building-compensation-building-delays-82466
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/110551367/sky-city-expects-395-million-from-fletchers-in-compensation-for-building-delays


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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.
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Final tickets for the 2nd Annual Safe Cladding, Buildings and Facade Innovation Summit (Sydney | 27-28 Feb)

With the Grenfell inquiry currently underway, there are many lessons for the Australian building and construction sector that can be applied from the UK experience. Hear from Roy WilsherChair of the UK National Fire Chiefs Council as he outlines what remediation steps are being taken to implement effective fire protection and risk mitigation strategies that are looking to be adopted both here in Australia and in the UK. This offers our delegates the opportunity to gain valuable insights into how to navigate future regulatory change.

He will be joined by over 30 local and international industry leaders including:

  • Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Australian Federal Government
  • Gary Strong, Global Building Standards Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Chair, International Fire Safety Standards Coalition (UK)
  • Philip Halton, Deputy Commissioner, Queensland Building and Construction Commission
  • John Prendergast, Manager Building Services, City Of Greater Dandenong; President of Victorian Municipal Building Surveyors Group

Engage with your industry colleagues to explore potential solutions including developing a nationally consistent approach to regulatory reform; remediation of existing building stock; innovations in design and building facades that can be applied to make future buildings safer and developing an insurance approach to cladding within the current market. Find out more here: http://scb.aventedge.com/


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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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.
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