CCN – The Latest Updates, News, and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
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ACT Reveals Number of Buildings That Need Flammable Cladding Removed
VBA Publish Maps Showing How Many Buildings Contain Combustible Cladding by Municipality for Metropolitan Victoria
Upcoming Webinar – The Duty to Warn and the Combustible Cladding Crisis (Thursday 11 Mar 2021)
You Cannot Contract Your Way Out of Duty of Care for Combustible Cladding Says Leading Law Firm
The Combustible cladding and the new Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) has been reviewed by lawyers, with a reminder that not only the building owner or developer is responsible for DUTY OF CARE. The architect, engineer, project manager, individual subcontractors, building product manufacturers, and suppliers, and even subsequent owners are responsible and cannot contract their way out of it.
New Development in Mineral Plastic that Could be Used to Make Non-Combustible Cladding
‘Fire Risk’ Audit Excludes Houses
Herbert Smith Freehills Case Digest: TCC permits owner to make post-limitation amendment to Particulars of Claim to introduce new claim that contractor was in breach of contract by using combustible cladding on owner’s tower blocks
Australia’s Foremost Flammable Cladding Identification Laboratory
The Grenfell Tower fire was the worst UK residential fire since WWII. The fire spread rapidly as a result of flammable aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding.
Since the disaster, ExcelPlas has been active in testing and identification of ACM cladding.
Thousands of ACM samples from buildings around Australia have been analysed by ExcelPlas Cladding Testing.
We are certified by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) for identifying flammable cladding products.
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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.
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.
Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.
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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