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BREAKING NEWS

Star Casino Suing Four Companies Over Combustible Panels
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/4Jq3noKEcRK4Dwq#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Campaigners Call on Norway’s Oil Fund to Exit Grenfell Cladding Stocks
The fund is an investor in three companies that were involved in producing materials used on Grenfell Tower: Kingspan, Arconic and Saint-Gobain.
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60018459

Norway’s Wealth Fund Urged to Pull £2bn from Cladding Firms
Activists lobby NBIM over $1.4tn wealth fund’s investments in manufacturers and developers linked to 2017 disaster
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/norways-wealth-fund-urged-to-pull-2bn-from-cladding-firms-qklzb6ms5

CSIRO Report EPS Concrete Cladding Panel Fire Performance Report (Declassified) [PDF]
https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/146153/Attachment-2_CSIRO-Report-EPS-Concrete.pdf

NSW Govt. Seeking for Senior Executive Assistant to work with Project Remediate on the Removal and Remediation of Combustible Cladding (Salary $125K p/a + Super)
https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/senior-executive-assistant-293605

CLADDING REMEDIATION PRODUCTS

Vitradual™ Sets New Standard in Cladding Compliance
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/fairview-architectural/vitradual-sets-new-standard-in-cladding-compliance

How MondoClad™ is Meeting Compliance and Aesthetic Needs in Recladding Projects
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/hvg-facades/mondoclad-meets-compliance-in-recladding-projects

NEW BOOK

Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction, Transport and Mining
https://www.sciencedirect.com/book/9780081028018/flammability-testing-of-materials-used-in-construction-transport-and-mining

UK NEWS

Failed Fire Test Used to Help Justify Cladding System on Block Now Requiring Remediation
The 13-storey block features combustible K15 insulation, manufactured by Kingspan, behind solid zinc cladding, as well as the same insulation behind brick slips.
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/failed-fire-test-used-to-help-justify-cladding-system-on-block-now-requiring-remediation-73975

UK Motion on Shareholders in Firms Linked to the Grenfell Tower Fire or Building Safety Defects
https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/59346

Housebuilder Crest Nicholson Sets Aside $54 Million (£28.8 million) to Cover Flammable Materials Safety Costs
https://www.standard.co.uk/business/housebuilder-crest-nicholson-cladding-provision-fire-safety-michael-gove-b977634.html

BBC NEWS: Dozens of Blocks Still Have Grenfell-Type Cladding
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60069433

“Targeted Funds for Cladding Remediation May Not Go Far Enough” Warns British Safety Council
https://www.fsmatters.com/Targeted-cladding-funds-may-not-be-sufficient

Gove Threatens Trading Ban on Cladding Firms Unless They Pay for Repairs
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/jan/23/gove-threatens-trading-ban-on-cladding-firms-unless-they-pay-for-repairs

RAPID CLADDING TESTING SERVICE

Premium Testing Service for Cladding Fire Risk Assessment – ExcelPlas Cladding Testing Laboratory
Our laboratories provide specialist cladding and facades testing services, from identification, compositional analysis and combustibility risk.
Our accredited laboratories in Melbourne are renowned as the foremost lab in Australia for cladding testing.
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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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/

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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