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


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NSW Government Publishes Combustible Cladding Building Assessment Flowchart
https://www.customerservice.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/570778/Cladding-process-flowchart.pdf

Hiding Australia’s High-Rise Tinder Boxes
https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/11/12/hiding-australias-high-rise-tinder-boxes/

20% discount on Safe Cladding, Buildings and Façade Innovation Summit Series Returning Nov 2019 / Feb 2020
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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!

Sahil Bhasin – Cladding Crisis, ABC 7:30 Report 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y6IluTYupc&feature=youtu.be

Owners Trying to Get Off Secret Cladding List
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3rr3vqgheh5l4wb/Owners-20trying-20to-20get-20off-20secret-20cladding-20list.pdf?dl=0

Sahil Bhasin – Building Defects ABC 7:30 Report 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZB9rgJqQv8&feature=youtu.be

Risky Cladding Found at the MCG, Andrews Government Reveals
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/risky-cladding-found-at-the-mcg-andrews-government-reveals/news-story/af2b7aafa502d1b349147730cf25bf36

UK Building Sector Hit by Surge in Insurance Costs After Grenfell Fire
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/11/11/world/europe/11reuters-britain-grenfell-insurance.html

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

Entrepreneurs: Vivalda Group sees more Demand for Non-combustible Cladding
https://www.standard.co.uk/business/entrepreneurs-vivalda-group-sees-more-demand-for-noncombustible-cladding-a4283961.html

Insurance Crisis Hits Australian Construction Hard
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/insurance-crisis-hits-australian-construction-hard

Clarity for Cladding (Australian Property Council)
https://info.propertycouncil.com.au/property-australia-blog/clarity-for-cladding

CladdingTest Builds a Positive Identification Database to Boost Fire Safety
Chemists and engineers at CladdingTest have built a database which provides insight into the flammability of various cladding materials.
Many cladding materials currently used are flammable to varying degrees, including very common Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs). These have a polymer-based core material (such as polyethylene), with a sheet of aluminium glued to either side. While ACPs can sometimes be nearly non-combustible, they’re generally considered flammable.
Cladding Materials Database is updated as new cladding materials enter the market. The database will help fire engineers effectively assess the potential fire risk of buildings.
More information contact:  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.
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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