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


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20% discount on Safe Cladding, Buildings and Façade Innovation Summit Series Returning Nov 2019 / Feb 2020
http://scb.aventedge.com
Register with an exclusive 20% discount on the upcoming summits in Melbourne, Auckland, Sydney & Brisbane. The 2019/2020 series will focus on Building Regulation, Defects Management, Insurance, Fire Safety, Cladding and Facade Solutions with over 90+ local and international speakers confirmed across the programs. Visit scb.aventedge.com to find out more and use code ‘CCN20’ for 20% off, ontop of early bird rates!

One of Queenslands Largest Building Certification Forced to Halt 4500 Projects (Breaking News)
https://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/subscribe/news/1/?sourceCode=GCWEB-WRE170-a-GGL&dest

‘Rushed and Bogus’: Council and Developer Accused Over New Tower Safety Scandal with Potentially Combustible Cladding on the Building (Breaking News)
https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/rushed-and-bogus-council-and-developer-accused-over-new-tower-safety-scandal-20191029-p535bo.html

High-rise Units are a Massive Risk for Developers: RiskWise’s Doron Peleg (Breaking News)
https://www.propertyobserver.com.au/finding/residential-investment/106280-high-rise-units-are-a-massive-risk-for-developers-riskwise-s-doron-peleg.html

3AW – The Truth About Cladding (Radio Segment)
And while an unknown number of buildings are clad in combustible materials, not all cladding is flammable. Products like Mitsubishi Alpolic, which is constructed with a mineral core, is classified as super fire safe and is appropriate for residential applications.
Clint Gavin from Network Architectural joins John Stanley for an informative and educational conversation about cladding.
https://www.3aw.com.au/podcast/the-truth-about-cladding/

‘We Need More Resources’: Frontline Firefighters Diverted to Cladding Crisis (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/4VBn2qRyjaRHp9j#pdfviewer

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit 2019  26-27 November 2019   Location Sydney
https://www.buildaustralia.com.au/events/2nd-annual-fire-safety-cladding-summit-2019/

Tests After Grenfell Tower Fire Reveal Cladding on 600 UK Buildings ‘Combustible’
https://www.scmp.com/news/world/europe/article/2099557/tests-after-grenfell-tower-fire-reveal-cladding-other-uk-buildings

The Australian Turf Club Sets Aside $12 Million to Replace Flammable Building Cladding  (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/50XefpzRR3Wlxom#pdfviewer

A Study of the Thermal Degradation and Combustion Characteristics of Some Materials Commonly Used in the Construction Sector
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/11/11/1833/htm

Outrage Over Refusal to Publish NSW Flammable Cladding List
https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/outrage-over-refusal-to-publish-nsw-flammable-cladding-list/11674378

List of 444 Buildings with Dangerous Cladding Kept Secret by NSW Government
https://7news.com.au/sunrise/on-the-show/list-of-444-buildings-with-dangerous-cladding-kept-secret-by-nsw-government-c-542105

Terrorism Cited as Reason to Keep NSW Cladding List Secret
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/terrorism-reason-nsw-cladding-list-secret

Flammable Cladding List ‘Should be Public’
https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/flammable-cladding-list-should-be-public/ar-AAJS6X3

Cladding Testing Laboratory | Flammability Potential
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/


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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