CCN – The Latest Updates, News, and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
Reaching more Players in the Cladding Industry


NEWSMAKERS: * Arconic * Basic Expert * CladdingTest * CCN * Clyde & Co. * CSV * ExcelPlas * Grenfell * Lexis Nexis * Network Architectural * NA * NSW Govt * PICA * VBA * VIC Govt.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Network Architectural Response on the VIC Government Announcement to Ban ACPs that have a Core Material of Less than 93% Inert Material Filler by Mass [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/pMln7Z9ggBMMeXL#pdfviewer

The Age – Breaking News – Secrecy Around Cladding Hit List Attacked as ‘Spin’ After Signs Reveal Dozens of Sites
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/AiC2PEFbiY81bld#pdfviewer

Cladding Ban, Insurance Offers Welcome Guidance to Developers
https://theurbandeveloper.com/articles/cladding-ban-developers-victoria

Victorian Government Continues to Lead the World in its Response to Combustible Cladding with a Ban on High Risk Cladding Products
https://www.fencit.com.au/banning-dangerous-cladding-and-keeping-victorians-safe/?utm-source=rss&utm-medium=rss&utm-campaign=banning-dangerous-cladding-and-keeping-victorians-safe

NSW Cladding Remediation Plan Confirms Support for Owners
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-cladding-remediation-plan-confirms-support-for-owners

Victoria Spends $7 Million to Fix Cladding Insurance Gap
https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/au/news/breaking-news/victoria-spends-7-million-to-fix-cladding-insurance-gap-246034.aspx

Understanding Cladding Legislation for Strata Properties (PICA)
https://picagroup.com.au/understanding-cladding-legislation/

LEGAL

Combustible Cladding: A Lesson on the Administration of Law on Liability
https://www.lexisnexis.com.au/en/insights-and-analysis/practice-intelligence/2021/combustible-cladding-a-lesson-on-the-administration-of-law-on-liability

Australian Construction Industry Insurance Update on Combustible Cladding (Clyde & Co.)
https://www.clydeco.com/en/insights/2021/02/construction-industry-update-australia

GRENFELL FALLOUT

Grenfell: Arconic Boss Says Fire Safety Tests Were Not His ‘Priority’
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-56089596

Explosive Grenfell Cladding Email: Keep Poor Test ‘Confidential’
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-56115167

Grenfell Cladding Firm Told ‘Misleading Half-Truth’ to Standards Board
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-56101186

Grenfell Tower Cladding Less Safe than Classification Indicated, Boss Tells Inquiry
https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/finance/news/grenfell-tower-cladding-less-safe-131400411.html

Grenfell Highlights Gulf Cladding Time Bomb
https://www.arabnews.com/node/1129886/business-economy

The Great Cladding Divide: Bailout farce as some residents face £40,000 bill to replace flammable material while others who live just 95ft away won’t pay a penny just because they live one storey higher
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9255331/Cladding-divide-residents-face-40-000-bill-replace-flammable-material-wont-pay.html

CLADDING TESTING

How to Choose the Right Laboratory for Testing Cladding:

  • Experience:  ExcelPlas has been operating for more than 25 years
  • Accrediation:  ExcelPlas is NATA Accredited
  • Endorsement:  ExcelPlas has been endorsed by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) for Testing Cladding
  • Track Record: ExcelPlas has proven track record of testing 1000’s of submitted cladding samples
  • Trusted: Excelplas is recognized as one of the most trusted Materials Labs in Australia and Worldwide
  • Efficiency: ExcelPlas has an average turnaround time of 5 working days from receipt of sample
  • Speed:  ExcelPlas offers a 24 to 48 hour turnaround (surcharge applies)

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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

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


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. 
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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