CCN – The Latest Updates, News, and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
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NEWSMAKERS: * ACP * ALPOLIC™ NC * Alspec™ * Ballymore * Bluechip Group * Cladding Safety Victoria * CladdingTest * CCN * CSV * ExcelPlas * Grenfell * Lacrosse Tower * Mitsubishi * Patrick & Associates * QBBC

INDUSTRY NEWS

Ongoing Engagement with Industry a Top Priority for Cladding Safety Victoria
https://www.vic.gov.au/ongoing-engagement-industry-top-priority-cladding-safety-victoria

Cost of Cladding Rectification for Australian Buildings Estimated at A$40 Billion
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/bluechip/fire-safe-cladding-cpd-live

Presentation – An Overview of Fire Safety in European Taller Buildings with Combustible Cladding (Declassified) [PDF]
https://australianmodernbuildingalliance.org.au/images/amba/resources/AUSTRALIA-Conference-MBA-Proposed-Regulatory-Framework.pdf

St Kilda Apartment Building Evacuation Order Over High Risk Cladding ‘Avoidable’
https://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/news/st-kilda-apartment-building-evacuation-order-over-high-risk-cladding-avoidable/news-story/2d7c7df2feeeea88e1c9e01e58e08c30

Tenants Fury Over Combustible Cladding Evacuation Order Delay for St Kilda Apartment Building
https://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/news/tenants-fury-over-combustible-cladding-evacuation-order-delay-for-st-kilda-apartment-building/news-story/ef60a0d95297eb981774cfe748e705c2

Lacrosse Cladding Appeal: Key Findings and Implications
https://patrickassociates.com.au/lacrosse-cladding-appeal-key-findings-and-implications/

Mitsubishi ALPOLIC™ NC (Non-Combustible) Aluminium Cladding Rated the ‘Best Possible Safety Rating’ with the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA)
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/network-architectural/mitsubishi-alpolic-nc-aluminium-cladding

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Project Support Officer 
https://careers.vic.gov.au/job/project-support-officer-539074

Removal of Combustible Cladding from Residential Properties Task and Finish Commission VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNMEpgUNCC4

PODCAST

The Best of a Clad Situation: Talking Australia’s Cladding Crisis with Alspec™
https://podcast.architectureanddesign.com.au/episode-67-michael-teys-craig-penton-talk-about-building-safety-as-well-as-the-future-of-cladding-and-what-is-happening-with-cladding-rectification/

UPCOMING WEBINAR

Webinar: Cladding Products and the Pathways to Fire Safety Compliance (Wed. 2nd June, 2021) Presented by Bluechip Group
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/bluechip/fire-safe-cladding-cpd-live

OTHER NEWS

Ballymore Commits £20m to Fix Cladding
https://www.ft.com/content/dd548223-a6c2-4b5b-a5c8-60f6d72b88af

Grenfell Contractors “Should Have Known That Cladding is Flammable” | Grenfell Tower Inquiries
https://londonnewstime.com/glenfell-contractors-should-have-known-that-cladding-is-flammable-grenfell-tower-inquiries/229794/

Why UK Government Fire-Safe Cladding Funds Should be the Catalyst for Change in Construction
https://elecosoft.com/news/fire-safe-cladding/

FIRE SAFETY

Building Expert Says Australians Can Benefit From European Fire Safety Practices in Relation to Combustible Cladding
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/european-fire-safety-amba

A Road Map to Improve Fire Safety in Buildings with Combustible Cladding
https://www.buildaustralia.com.au/news_article/a-road-map-to-improve-the-fire-safety-of-buildings/

CLADDING TESTING

Rapid Testing Service for Cladding Fire Risk Assessment – Australian-Wide Cladding Testing 
Our laboratories provide specialist cladding and facades testing services, from identification, compositional analysis and combustibility risk.
Our accredited laboratories which operate Australia wide are renowned as the foremost labs in Australia for cladding testing.
https://www.claddingtest.com/


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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