December 2019 Vol. 1

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * ALUCOBOND * CladdingTest * CCV * IMF Bentham * NSW GOVERNMENT * NZ GOVERNMENT * VBA * VIC Government  

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NSW First Cladding Case Decision Announced (Breaking News)
https://bannermans.com.au/strata/articles/building-defects/721-nsw-first-cladding-case

VIC Builders Panic as Flammable Cladding List Hits 1200 (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/60JtBMDLahWHeTv#pdfviewer

Introduction of Amendment VC158 – Combustible Cladding Rectification Exemptions
https://www.mbav.com.au/news-information/news/building-regulations/introduction-amendment-vc158-%E2%80%93-combustible-cladding?building-regulations

Combustible Cladding Update: A Wave of “Building Product Rectification Orders” Begins (Breaking News)
https://www.cbp.com.au/insights/insights/2019/november/combustible-cladding-update-a-wave-of-building-p

THOUGHTS FROM A STRATA LAWYER …ON THE FLAMMABLE CLADDING CRISIS
https://allisonbensonau.com/2019/11/18/flammable-cladding-crisis-an-update/

Australian Cladding Testing Laboratory 
Testings on facade cladding to check flammability potential and composition. Reliable Service. NATA Accredited Lab. Quick Turnaround. 25 Years in Business. Steps: Site Inspection And Sample Extraction, ExcelPlas NATA Accredited Testing
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking New Senior Legal Council
https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-CSV-C0026

Another UK Apartment Fire Blamed on Cladding
https://www.thefifthestate.com.au/innovation/materials/another-uk-apartment-fire-blamed-on-cladding/

FlameGuard™ Non Combustible Cladding Ensuring Longevity for Hamilton Office Building
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/bondor/flameguard-non-combustible-cladding-ensuring-longe

GRENFELL TOWER INQUIRY: PHASE 1 REPORT (Declassified)
https://assets.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/GTI%20-%20Phase%201%20full%20report%20-%20volume%204.pdf

Contractor Being Sued Over Blocks With Similar Cladding
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/28/grenfell-contractor-being-sued-over-blocks-with-similar-cladding


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. 
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