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NEWSMAKERS: * Alucobond * BCA * BRE * Cladding Safety Victoria * CladdingTest * CCN * CSIRO * CSV * DLA Piper * ExcelPlas * Kingspan * RMIT * VBA * VCAT * VIC Govt.

INDUSTRY NEWS

RMIT Experts Say “Only a Small Fraction of Buildings with Flammable Cladding Have Been Fixed, and Owners are Feeling the Strain” (Special Feature)
https://theconversation.com/only-a-small-fraction-of-buildings-with-flammable-cladding-have-been-fixed-and-owners-are-feeling-the-strain-157307

Australian Cladding Testing Laboratory Recommended by Insurance Council of Australia (ICA)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/3YzcLF8eHr5mD4Q

Grenfell Cladding Firm Kingspan a ‘Significant Source of Revenue’ for BRE Testing Lab, Inquiry told
https://www.housingtoday.co.uk/news/grenfell-cladding-firm-a-significant-source-of-revenue-for-bre-inquiry-told/5110709.article

DLA Piper Lawyer Defending a Fire Engineers’ Performance Solution Assessment (PSA) under the Building Code of Australia (BCA), including the specification of Alucobond cladding, against a AUD4 million rectification claim brought by residential apartment complex owners and strata corporation in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
https://www.dlapiper.com/en/australia/people/c/coleman-louise/?tab=experience

Declassified CSIRO Reports Sheds Light on Flammable Cladding Problem
https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0028/505855/ACP-technical-report-by-CSIRO.pdf

Kingspan Explain AS 5113 Large-Scale Cladding System Fire Testing
https://www.kingspan.com/au/en-au/fire-safety/what-is-as-5113

Cladding Disputes Following The Grenfell Tragedy
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/XgeXtpDUdIDARP4#pdfviewer

CSV Seeking Enterprise Applications (Dynamics CRM) Lead
https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-C0061B

Grenfell Cladding had ‘Vintage Safety Certificate’ at Time of Deadly Fire
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/grenfell-tower-inquiry-cladding-safety-certificate-b1818514.html

Fears Grenfell Cladding Crisis could Force Hundreds of Families to Leave Their Homes
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/fears-grenfell-cladding-crisis-could-23765689

CLADDING TESTING

Australia’s Foremost Flammable Cladding Identification Laboratory
The Grenfell Tower fire was the worst UK residential fire since WWII. The fire spread rapidly as a result of flammable aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding.
Since the disaster, ExcelPlas has been active in testing and identification of ACM cladding.
Thousands of ACM samples from buildings around Australia have been analysed by ExcelPlas Cladding Testing.
We are certified by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) for identifying flammable cladding products.
https://www.excelplas.com/products-tested/cladding-testing/

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…..

VBA Seeking Senior Legal Counsel – Cladding
https://www.seek.com.au/job/51696321?type=standout

Cladding Safety Victoria Update by John Kent
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXeNfc8HoCg

Cladding Safety Victoria Seeking Paralegals
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/paralegal-at-cladding-safety-victoria-2443790482

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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


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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

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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