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COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING STILL A MAJOR CRISIS AFTER COVID-19


NEWSMAKERS: * Alucobond™ * CladdingTest * Class Action  * Clyde & Co. * CSV * ExcelPlas  * Holding Redlich * NSW Govt. * Squire PB * VIC Govt

Financially Impacted Tasmanian’s Invited to Join Combustible Cladding Class Action (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YUqClMtYqJNEwx9#pdfviewer

ZINTL®, quick and cost-effective installation with minimal ongoing maintenance to suit any project
https://hvgfacades.com.au/product/zintl/#videos

Bayside Council Issues 21 Fire-safety Notices for Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
https://www.theleader.com.au/story/6813103/bayside-council-issues-21-fire-safety-notices-for-combustible-cladding/?cs=1507

Combustible Cladding – Partial Removal not Accepted for Malvern Building (Breaking News)
https://strataconsultants.com.au/body-corporate-managers-melbourne-reviews

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Working with Selected Builders to Rectify Their Cladding Projects at No Profit (Breaking News)
https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/cladding-fast-track-concerns_16510/

How Long Before NSW Home Owners Unite to Fight the Cladding Crisis? (Breaking News)
https://caanhousinginequalitywithaussieslockedout.com/2020/06/29/how-long-before-nsw-home-owners-unite-to-fight-the-cladding-crisis/

Clyde and Co. Update on Class Actions Against Manufacturers of Combustible ACP Cladding
The class actions are open to property owners, owners’ corporations and long-term lease-holders who have suffered, or will suffer financial loss due to the need to remove and replace the ACPs. The class actions seek compensation for owners of residential, commercial, mixed-use, and other non-residential buildings throughout Australia on which those ACP products have been used.  Orders have been made permitting class members to opt out.
A key issue in the class action proceedings is how the manufacturers can prosecute contribution claims against the builders, designers and certifiers involved in the development of each building. A novel feature of these class action proceedings is the very large number of potential contribution claims  that could be made by the manufacturers and the complexity of those claims.  There are thousands of buildings across all Australian States that fall within the classes, each developed with its own unique design and construction teams under unique contractual arrangements.  The identity of the contribution targets are not within the knowledge of the manufacturers and cannot realistically be obtained without the assistance of the building owners that are within the classes.  Thus, the manufacturers in the Alucobond proceeding recently applied for orders requiring class members to register their claims and provide information that will assist in identifying contribution targets.
https://www.clydeco.com/insight/article/australian-construction-industry-insurance-update

“Regulation of Building Standards, Building Quality and Building Disputes: Final Report” of Public Accountability Committee (NSW)
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=c1458151-3591-4613-a4bc-a009f2c5e031

The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 Comes into Effect for Combustible Cladding – But Is It Designed Right?
https://www.holdingredlich.com/the-design-and-building-practitioners-act-2020-comes-into-effect-but-is-it-designed-right

Why Work for Cladding Safety Victoria?
https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobtools/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in-organid=17956&in-jnCounter-224165435

Non-Combustible Facade Cladding Panels for Australian Projects
https://selector.com/products/facade-cladding-panels-for-australian-projects

VIC State Government has Announced that its Plan to Fix Flammable Cladding will be Fast-tracked
https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/cladding-fast-track-concerns_16510/

Rapid Testing on Aluminium Cladding to Check Flammability Potential and Composition
NATA Accredited Lab. Quick Turnaround. Reliable Service. 25 Years in Business. Site Inspection And Sample Extraction, ExcelPlas Sample NATA Testing
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Dubai’s Zen Tower Reopens Two Years on from Devastating Cladding Fire after $8 Mill AUD Revamp
https://www.ocn.org.au/news/dubais-zen-tower-reopens-two-years-devastating-fire-after-dh20m-revamp

Court Decision Clears Way for Cladding Class Action to Continue
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/court-decision-clears-way-for-cladding-class-action-to-continue

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis – CLADDINGTEST LABS
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.
Fastest Timeframes in the Industry: CLADDINGTEST takes as little as 2-5 business days from job initiation to handing over your final report.
In an industry where the usual turnaround is 2 weeks onwards, CladdingTest’s fully-equipped in-house laboratory and operational flexibility enable us to shorten our reporting timeframes allowing you to meet your cladding risk assessment deadlines early.
https://www.claddingtest.com/


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

Australian Essential Services Group are independent auditors and fire safety specialists operating nationwide
AESG’s Combustible Cladding reports assist owners in establishing the risk profile and coverage of combustible materials, as well as providing guidance and recommendations to de-risk their building. AESG offer a range of reports to assist with insurance enquires, Council or VBA  Notices/Orders and pro-active investigations.
https://www.aesg.com.au/Services/Combustible-Cladding-Reports.aspx

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/


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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