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BREAKING NEWS

Cladding Crisis Unlikely to Spill Over, But Litigation Looms
https://www.theurbandeveloper.com/articles/cladding-crisis-unlikely-to-spill-over-but-litigation-looms

Kingspan Ordered to Halt Sales of Widely-Used Insulation Product Following Fire Test Failures
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/kingspan-ordered-to-halt-sales-of-widely-used-insulation-product-following-fire-test-failures-74079

Firm That Issued Certificate Saying Kingspan Insulation Could Be Used on High Rises was ‘Played’ by Manufacturer
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/firm-that-issued-certificate-saying-kingspan-insulation-could-be-used-on-high-rises-was-played-by-manufacturer-73681

EXCLUSIVE: Government Paid £10m for Cladding Advice from Consultancy Firm Being Sued for £130m for Overseeing Installation of Dangerous Materials on London Estate
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10454073/Boris-Johnson-demand-Kremlin-steps-brink-war-Eastern-Europe.html

Export Development Grants (EDG) Available for Cladding Companies
https://granthelp.com.au/

Kingspan Told to Recall Grenfell Panels
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/kingspan-told-to-recall-grenfell-panels-fqfbgz7g0

Amendments to Cladding Pleading Permitted by Court of Appeal
https://www.fieldfisher.com/en/insights/amendments-to-cladding-pleading-permitted-by-court

Grenfell Tower Disaster Caused by ‘Private Companies Which Were Allowed to Put Profit Before People’
https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/grenfell-tower-disaster-caused-by-private-companies-which-were-allowed-to-put-profit-before-people-309287/

Cladding Suppliers Must Contribute to £4bn Remediation Bill
https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/government/gove-cladding-suppliers-must-contribute-to-4bn-remediation-bill-24-01-2022/

New Twist in London’s Grenfell Tower Fire Case Sends Saint-Gobain down 8% on Paris Stock Exchange
https://news.in-24.com/news/523109.html

Cladding Firms Could be Banned from the UK if They Don’t Pay to Fix Building Safety Crisis
https://www.bigissue.com/news/housing/shares-plunge-as-gove-warns-cladding-firms-hell-ban-them-from-selling-in-the-uk/

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Diary Week 61: ‘Mistakes are Meant for Learning, Not Repeating’
https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/grenfell-tower-inquiry-diary-week-61-mistakes-are-meant-for-learning-not-repeating-74049

NEW CODE OF PRACTICE

New Code of Practice – Fire Risk Appraisal of External Wall Construction and Cladding on Buildings (2022) [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/RjdleGuv044YQbp#pdfviewer

New Code of Practice for External Wall Fire Risk Assessment Published
https://www.ifsecglobal.com/fire-news/new-code-of-practice-for-external-wall-fire-risk-assessment-published/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Sydney Contracting Engineers | Why You Should Consider Recladding Your Building
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZpixLApXQU

Responsibility for Fire Safety Repairs – Government Signals a Hardening Attitude in Cladding Crisis
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=acd07cb1-06c2-4aba-8085-8d947074c069

Fire Safety: Examining the Cladding Crisis
https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/health-safety-news/the-cladding-crisis/104440/

Alpolic Offering Courses on Fire Safety of Metal Composite Cladding
https://www.alpolic-americas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AIA-4-MCM-Fire-Saftey-Course-Overview.pdf

Grenfell: Gove Calls for Insurance Probe as Costs Soar
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60166471

Britain to Review Buildings Insurance Cost Rise After Grenfell Fire
https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/uk-housing-minister-gove-asks-regulators-review-buildings-insurance-market-2022-01-28/

UK Regulator to Review ‘Crippling’ Post-Grenfell Property Insurance Costs
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2022/01/28/651301.htm

CLADDING REMEDIATION MATERIALS

Cemintel® Non-Combustible Cladding [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/maVlS6YXfnICIf1#pdfviewer

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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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)
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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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