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Vic Claims Discussion Group: The Age of Combustible Materials – EPS and Cladding (8 February 2018)

The panel will consist of:

  • Alan Ferre, CHU Underwriting Agencies Pty Ltd
  • Natasha Stojanovich, Lander and Rogers
  • Paul Mayes, McLarens
  • Ian Moore, Irwinconsult
  • Rob Beck, SCA (Vic)
  • Julian Gerrand, Bay Building Group

http://www.insurancenews.com.au/upcoming-events/2018/february/vic-claims-discussion-group-the-age-of-combustible-materials—eps-and-cladding

Join Lucinda Curran from ECO Health Solutions, Stephen Kip from SKIP Consulting and Jeremy Turner, AIBS National Technical Manager for a full day seminar taking a close look at dampness, weatherproofing and fire separation, particularly focussed on risks of combustible cladding
https://aibs.com.au/SharedContent/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=6b03bec1-a874-42b9-b497-c9a7840ae2b6&iSearchResult=true&WebsiteKey=8f4473a6-a487-4402-80f4-804ac03e7522

“When you have this ACP cladding attached to the outside of the building, clearly we are not set up to underwrite that,” Keating continued. “Most insurers would give it a good hearing to try and underwrite but the reality is that material has to come off.”
https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/au/news/breaking-news/government-intervention-needed-to-address-major-issue–expert-90477.aspx

UK condo residents protest $44K bill to replace unsafe cladding
https://therealdeal.com/2018/01/28/uk-condo-residents-protest-44k-bill-to-replace-unsafe-cladding/

Victoria Won’t Follow NSW on Building Defects Reform
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/victoria-wont-follow-nsw-on-building-defects-reform-20180122-h0mg8t.html

Authorities allay concerns on combustible cladding outside Australian Open court
http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/authorities-allay-concerns-on-combustible-cladding

NEW Non-Combustible Cladding Material That Meets AS1530.1 Australian Standards 
https://www.newsmaker.com.au/news/364859/noncombustible-cladding-material-that-meets-as15301-australian-standards

Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding (NEW)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/cgCZYsCQSWazj3L

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
http://www.excelplas.com/

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