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INDUSTRY NEWS

Building Industry Urges NSW Government to Offer Apartment Owners Sustainable Re-Clad Option
https://www.ecovoice.com.au/building-industry-urges-nsw-government-to-offer-apartment-owners-sustainable-re-clad-option/

Alpolic™ NC Granted GECA Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
https://epd-australasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/MitsubishiAlpolicNC-EPD_Final-report-2.pdf

Flammable Cladding Assessments Underway for 16 Private ACT Buildings
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7633921/flammable-cladding-assessments-underway-for-16-private-act-buildings/

ACT Government Announce Update on Loans to Strata Owners Corporations (OCs) to Assist with Remediation Works for Combustible Cladding
https://greens.org.au/act/news/update-cladding-remediation-works#-text=%22The%20ACT%20Government%20has%20assisted,16%20buildings%20currently%20being%20assessed.

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Senior Manager (Salary $168K p/a)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/56046451?type=standout

Alpha14 Passes Pre-Qualification Process and are Now on the Victorian Government Residential Cladding Rectification Register
https://alpha14.com.au/residential-cladding-rectification/

Two Decades Ago Fire Scientist Warned the Government About the Dangers of Flammable Cladding — and Was Ignored
Dr Bob Moore interview: ‘I thought Grenfell was my fault’
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/dr-bob-moore-interview-i-thought-grenfell-was-my-fault-l7m66xhpg

BRE Manager Did Not Tell Minister that ACM had Failed Fire Test 16 Years Before Grenfell
https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/bre-manager-did-not-tell-minister-that-acm-had-failed-fire-test-16-years-before-grenfell/5116244.article

UK Government Told Grenfell Cladding was Dangerous 15 Years for Fire
https://www.dezeen.com/2022/02/24/government-grenfell-cladding-15-years-inquiry/

Government Asked Experts to ‘Step Away’ From Investigation into Deadly Cladding Fire
https://www.building.co.uk/news/government-asked-experts-to-step-away-from-investigation-into-deadly-cladding-fire/5116034.article

Taxpayer May Have to Contribute More to Fix Building Safety Crisis
Minister says it is proving hard to get firms who made combustible
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/feb/21/taxpayer-may-have-to-contribute-more-to-fix-building-safety-crisis-gove-tells-mps

UK Government Published ‘Confusing’ Fire Safety Guidance, Grenfell Inquiry Hears
https://www.building.co.uk/news/government-published-confusing-fire-safety-guidance-grenfell-inquiry-hears/5116206.article

Kingspan Staff Told to Let Concerns File ‘Gather Dust’
https://www.irishtimes.com/business/construction/kingspan-staff-told-to-let-concerns-file-gather-dust-1.4479405

Grenfell Testing Firm Building Research Establishment (BRE) Appeared to ‘Copy and Paste Annual Report Result’
https://www.gbnews.uk/news/grenfell-testing-firm-appeared-to-copy-and-paste-annual-report-result/232454

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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


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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