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


Third Party Engineers and Certifiers Could be Dragged into Combustible Cladding Class Actions (Breaking News)
German-based Alucobond™ cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding.
– https://www.lawyerly.com.au/third-party-engineers-and-certifiers-could-be-dragged-into-combustible-cladding-class-actions/
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/jki1WKJ82gmXItx

Lawyers seek $71 Million AUD from Grenfell-style cladding claims – PressReader (Breaking News)
– https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20190708/281844350196043
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/nUMMbF63N2GFGn1

Coast Property Owners Face Unknown Costs for Cladding (Breaking News)
Urgent changes to cladding regulation have helped avoid an industry shutdown — but unit owners could still be up for the cost of reparation works, warns the construction industry peak body.
– https://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/lifestyle/cladding-gold-coast-the-unknown-cost-of-cladding-repair/news-story/c35d98a1e2127b61dbc11d869affee7f
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/4fcuUNSuNYunfkg

QLD Minister Calls for Total ACP Cladding Import Ban (Breaking News)
https://www.wideformatonline.com/news/wide-format-news/9935-qld-minister-calls-for-total-acp-import-ban-as-insurers-bail-out-andy-mccourt.html

ACM Fire Ratings in the Spotlight at Upcoming Trade Exhibition in Sydney  (13-16 August 2019)
https://www.wideformatonline.com/news/wide-format-news/9923-acm-fire-ratings-in-the-spotlight-at-printex-2019.html

Navigate the Combustible Cladding Crisis: The Benefits of Fire-tested, High Performance Solid Aluminium Cladding
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/solidal/benefits-fire-tested-solid-aluminium-cladding#

Minter Ellison – QLD Government has Announced its Proposal to Ban all ACM panels with a Polyethylene (PE) Core of Greater than 30%  across all New Buildings
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=3aea0bcf-6ca4-4dd7-899c-4d1ef9c640b6

Alucobond™ Cladding Celebrate 50th Anniversary (no candles on the cake!)
https://alucobond.com/news/50th-anniversary

Cladding Crisis: Certifier Insurance Breakthrough Made
https://subbiesunited.com.au/construction-crisis-certifier-insurance-breakthrough-made/

NSW, Queensland relax PI conditions for surveyors
Building certifiers and surveyors in Queensland and NSW have been granted temporary exemptions to practice with cladding exclusions on their professional indemnity (PI) cover.
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-queensland-relax-pi-conditions-for-surveyors

Alucobond™ Still Being Spruiked to the Building Industry
https://www.archiproducts.com/en/products/3a-composites/aluminium-composite-panel-alucobond-a2_191050

Non-Compliant Cladding, Fire Safety and Performance Based Solutions
http://lclawyers.com.au/non-compliant-cladding-fire-safety-performance-based-solutions/

Two Years on Cambridge Properties Still Covered in dangerous Combustible Cladding
https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/grenfell-tower-cladding-cambridge-fire-16498591

Builders Still Exempt from Cladding Bills
https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/builders-still-exempt-from-cladding-bills_15426/


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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.
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