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


“Time is Running Out” for NSW Building Owners on Combustible Cladding (BREAKING NEWS)
https://therealestateconversation.com.au/news/2019/02/19/time-running-out-building-owners-combustible-cladding/1550533186

Commercial Building Owners Seek Clarity on Combustible Cladding (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.propertyhq.com.au/news-blog-and-research/commercial-building-owners-seek-clarity-combustible-cladding/

$1m-plus Fines Loom as New Building Compliance Deadlines Approach (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.smartpropertyinvestment.com.au/tax-and-legal/19221-1-million-plus-fines-loom-as-new-building-compliance-deadlines-approach

Smoke Alarm Order With No Sign to Fix Melbourne’s Cladding Crisis (BREAKING NEWS)
– https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/smoke-alarm-warning-with-no-sign-of-fix-to-melbourne-s-cladding-crisis-20190215-p50y6j.html
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/f4ntUzVXAEIM2Da

Highly-Combustible Cladding Still Used in Melbourne Buildings, Including Healthcare Centres – Report (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.edgeprop.my/content/1477872/highly-combustible-cladding-still-used-melbourne-buildings-including-healthcare-centres-%E2%80%93-report

Cladding Fire Risks Have Been Known For Years – Lives Depend on Acting Now, With No More Delays
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/comment/cladding-fire-risks-have-been-known-for-years#

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)
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Insurance Brokers – How to Protect Your Business Against Non-Compliant Cladding
https://scottwinton.com.au/how-to-protect-your-business-against-non-compliant-cladding/

New Study Reveals More Details on Deadly Flammable Cladding Used on Grenfell Tower (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/14/gren-f14.html

The Non-Combustible Cladding Solution for the Launceston Hospital
https://hvgfacades.com.au/swisspearl-the-non-combustible-solution-for-the-launceston-hospital/

New Compliant Zinc Cladding Tested in Australia to AS.1530.1 :1994, Part 1 – Combustibility Test for Building Materials
https://www.vmzinc.com.au/news/10000226-non-combustible-material.html

Institute of Architects Praises NSW Government for Major Shake-up of Building Safety Laws
https://architectureau.com/articles/institute-praises-nsw-government-shake-up-building-laws/

C.F. Møller’s Mass-Timber Vision for Robin Hood Gardens Stifled by Ban on Combustible Cladding
https://archpaper.com/2019/02/c-f-mollers-blackwall-reach-uk-ban/

WA: Three Buildings Emerge as City of Perth Stays Mum on Cladding Fire Danger
https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/three-buildings-emerge-as-city-of-perth-stays-mum-on-fire-danger-20190218-p50yjd.html

Not Only High Rises Clad in Combustible Cladding – Prof. Allan Manning
https://www.allanmanning.com/not-only-high-rises-clad-in-combustible-cladding/


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


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)
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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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