CCN – The Latest Updates, News and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)


Flammable Cladding to be Banned from All New Queensland Buildings (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/E5Z0JRoevQ6JNgy

QLD Government Issue Formal Statement on Combustible Cladding Ban (Breaking News)
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/7/3/queensland-government-to-ban-combustible-cladding

Media alert: Property owners affected by the cladding crisis should take action now to trigger insurance cover
Brisbane, 4 July 2019: Property owners who may suffer loss due to defective cladding and want to seek recovery from builders and building professionals – as well as those who are at risk of cladding claims – should take urgent action now to ensure that they trigger any available insurance cover before insurers impose cladding exclusions, according to Clayton Utz partner Mark Waller.
Read more: https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/IXW20VR6scSd1Zf

First Court Proceeding (Alucobond™ Combustible Cladding Class Action) is a Product Liability Claim Against 3A Composites GmbH and Halifax Vogel Group Pty Limited (Respondents)
https://www.williamroberts.com.au/Class-Actions/Combustible-Cladding-Class-Action

Flammable Cladding: Owners Left in Limbo as Governments Bail Out Certifiers
https://thenewdaily.com.au/money/property/2019/07/03/combustible-cladding-private-certifiers/

Construction Projects Could Stall Over Lack of Combustible Cladding Insurance (ABC Radio)
https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/lack-of-combustible-cladding-insurance-to-impact-construction/11269910

Paul Jurdeczka, Partner at Chamber Russell Lawyers Discusses Govt Rushing to End Legal Indemnity Crisis for Cladding Problems
https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/govt-rushing-to-end-legal-indemnity-crisis-for-cladding-problems/11273252

HVG Lawyers Hit Back on Class Action on Alucobond
Alucobond supplier Halifax Vogel Group (HVG) and its manufacturer 3A Composites were targeted in a class action by apartment owners in a Sydney building. They are being represented by William Roberts Lawyers in the first combustible cladding class action in Australia. They claim that the cladding on their building does not meet standards applicable to consumer protection laws and that 3A Composites and Halifax Vogel Group should pay for it to be replaced, as well as compensation for expenses such as higher insurance premiums.  HVG has hit back, the panels comply with all relevant laws and codes, including the National Construction Code.  It argues that it was the decisions of consultants and contractors that led the panels to be used in ways that were hazardous and led to a risk of fire. HVG also contends that under the Australian Consumer Law or the Trade Practices Act.  In its statement, HVG argues that the Alucobond panels were not goods for use or consumption as defined by ACL or the Trade Practices Act and anyone being supplied with the panels was not a consumer under those laws.
https://caanhousinginequalitywithaussieslockedout.wordpress.com/category/engineers-australia-reports-apartments-defective-on-completion-defective-building-materials-incl-cladding/page/3/

Queensland Government to Impose Total Ban on  Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/au/news/breaking-news/queensland-government-to-impose-total-ban-on-combustible-cladding-171722.aspx

Mascot Towers & Combustible Cladding Issues Could Cause Permanent Change to Unit Market (Breaking News)
https://www.medianet.com.au/releases/176880/

Holding Redlich – Certifiers and Professional Indemnity Insurance: Tough Times Ahead?
https://www.holdingredlich.com/lawyers/brisbane/suzy-cairney

Shergold Weir Report, Non-Conforming Building Products and the Future of Certifiers
https://www.holdingredlich.com/shergold-weir-report-non-conforming-building

Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Endorsed Building Cladding Testing – Test for Combustible Cladding 
Ensure your building is compliant. ExcelPlas specialise in Cladding Sampling and Testing. ExcelPlas Provides Testing For Facades On New Or Existing Buildings. 25+ Years In Business
http://www.excelplas.com/cladding-testing

Combustible Cladding Testing | Fast & Reliable | NATA Certified National Testing Laboratory
Cladding Combustibility, Sampling and Analysis; More than just cladding analysis CLADDING TEST provide risk interpretation data ; At CLADDING TEST we don’t just provide you with a laboratory analysis of the cladding material. We give risk categorisation and increased data on the cladding’s CONSTRUCTION & COMPOSITION which allows you to improve your risk assessment, your reports and better safeguard the building in question.
https://www.claddingtest.com/


Cladding Compliance Australia | Combustible Cladding Solutions‎
Combustible Cladding Inspection, Testing and Rectification. QLD & NSW Cladding Checklists. Members of the Fire Protection Association Australia. 30+ Years Of Experience. Request A Quote. Highlights: Providing Customer Services, One Stop Option.
http://www.claddingcompliance.com.au/

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.
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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