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INDUSTRY NEWS

Is Flammable Polystyrene Insulation the New Cladding Crisis?
https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight/videos/is-flammable-insulation-the-new-cladding-crisis/1138297256648738/?-so-permalink&-rv-related_videos

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Special Counsel for Salary of $229K pa
https://careers.vic.gov.au/job/special-counsel-542348

Cladding Removal on Track for 50 NSW Apartment Buildings
https://thepropertytribune.com.au/industry/residential/cladding-removal-on-track-for-50-nsw-apartment-buildings/

Flammable Cladding on Apartment Complexes Leaves Painful Legacy in Victoria Months After Ban
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-20/victoria-flammable-cladding-apartment-buyers-removal-cost/100228692

Melbourne Engineer Wants to Ensure a Tragedy Like London’s Grenfell Tower Fire Never Happens Again
https://createdigital.org.au/ensuring-grenfell-tower-fire-never-happens-again/

Kennedys Law – Victorian Court Of Appeal Reapportions The Contractors’ Responsibility For Combustible Cladding
https://www.conventuslaw.com/report/australia-the-victorian-court-of-appeal/

Sara Saved for 10 years to Buy Her First Home, Only to Learn it’s ‘a Danger to Life’ Due to Flammable Cladding
https://headtopics.com/au/sara-saved-for-10-years-to-buy-her-first-home-only-to-learn-it-s-a-danger-to-life-20619282

Legal Notes: U.K.’s Grenfell Tower Exposes a Poisoned Decision-Making Culture Due to ‘Error Traps’
https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/government/2021/06/legal-notes-u-k-s-grenfell-tower-exposes-a-poisoned-decision-making-culture-due-to-error-traps

Arconic Marketing Manager Continued Selling Flammable Cladding After Knowing the Risks
Arconic marketing manager Gerard Sonntag admitted this attending a talk given in 2007 by consultant Fred-Roderich Pohl. The risks of ACM cladding were dramatized by Pohl, saying it had the same “fuel power” as a 19,000-litre truck of oil. Despite this, Arconic continued selling the product.
https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/government/2021/06/legal-notes-u-k-s-grenfell-tower-exposes-a-poisoned-decision-making-culture-due-to-error-traps

CLADDING REMEDIATION

Experienced Team the Key to Remediating Flammable Cladding
https://www.paynterdixon.com.au/experienced-team-the-key-to-remediating-flammable-cladding/

GRENFELL FALLOUT

Video – Britain’s Cladding Scandal is Getting Worse and Working its Way Onto Everyone’s Doorstep
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IOEYucI2jE

Four Years After Grenfell and Understanding of the Fire Safety Issues Raised Remains Murky
https://www.ft.com/content/a3010ab7-dd7d-464f-968e-33ff4f7ec42b

“Footing the Bill for the Cladding Crisis will Cost More Than My Flat”
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/footing-the-bill-for-the-cladding-crisis-will-cost-more-than-my-flat-xhbljdzkx

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT!

ACT Government Sets Up Register of Potential Suppliers of Non-Combustible Cladding for Rectification Program
https://www.act.gov.au/majorprojectscanberra/our-projects/act-cladding-rectification-program/register-of-potential-suppliers

Recent Changes to Cladding Rectification Legislation in Victoria
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=260ad71d-d07e-4da0-a85d-cf69461cddc3

Floodgates Open as Dozens of NSW Strata Communities Register for Cladding Removal
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/daily/dozens-of-nsw-strata-communities-register-for-cladding-removal

Flammable Cladding Fixes On Track for NSW Buildings
https://www.theurbandeveloper.com/articles/nsw-combustible-composite-cladding-remidiation

CLADDING TESTING

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Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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