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NEWSMAKERS: * Aluminium Facade Systems * CladdingTest * CSV * ExcelPlas * Fairview * Grenfell  * MBIE * NZ  * Oculus Architectural Engineering NZ * WA

NZ Ministry of Building, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Accused of Scrapping Cladding Fire-Test Proposal
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/123178243/mbie-accused-of-scrapping-cladding-firetest-proposal

Building engineers Oculus Architectural Engineering NZ had concerns about the combustibility of cladding still being used on many New Zealand buildings
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/123178243/mbie-accused-of-scrapping-cladding-firetest-proposal

Defective Building – Independent Project Management & Consulting
Go Projects Australia are independent Building Consultants & Project Managers advocating on behalf of property owners to remediate faulty buildings. We provide building reports and advice and formulate briefs for consultants and builders ensuring efficient work is undertaken. We have established relationships with Victorian Building Authority and Cladding Safety Victoria.” Call 1300 315 961 for no obligation first consultancy.
https://go-pm.com.au/non-compliant-buildings

High-Rise Building Cladding Fire Risk Remains a Worry for Kiwis (Breaking News)
https://www.accomnews.com.au/2020/10/high-rise-building-cladding-fire-risk-remains-a-worry-for-kiwis/

WA Announces State-Wide Cladding Audit (Breaking News)
https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/building-and-energy/state-wide-cladding-audit

Non-Compliant External Cladding: The Implications for Fire Rating
https://www.permax.com.au/blogs/october-2020/non-compliant-external-cladding-fire-rating

Article: NCBP Debacle by John Rakic – Trafalgar Fire (Breaking News)
https://tfire.com.au/exfiles/Articles/Article%20NCBP%20debacle%20by%20John%20Rakic%20Oct%202020.pdf

TMO Boss ‘Never Connected’ Grenfell Cladding and Lakanal House Fire (Breaking News)
https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/tmo-boss-never-connected-grenfell-cladding-and-lakanal-house-fire/5108617.article

Multi-billion Pound Firm That Supplied Grenfell Tower with Flammable Cladding Shunned a Safer Version to Save Money, Says Judge (Breaking News)
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8873701/Multi-billion-pound-firm-supplied-Grenfell-Tower-flammable-cladding-save-money.html

Aluminium Facade Systems Announces the appointment of Matt Gwozdz as their new Business Development Manager for Victoria
https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/suppliers/aluminium-facade-systems/matt-gwozdz-joins-aluminium-facade-systems-vic

The Grenfell Inquiry has Exposed a Blatant Disregard for Residents’ Safety
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/21/grenfell-fire-inquiry-landlord

Grenfell Inquiry: KCTMO Manager Breaks Down In Tears During Evidence
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfFFb_7Ie2s&list=UUTIN–n1D3MsCfVYAr6FoZg

Safer Wall Systems for High-Rise Buildings
Clearer guidance on fire and building safety is still required, but breather wall membranes can have a key role to play
https://www.ribaj.com/products/serge-ferrari-stamisol-safe-one-breather-wall-membrane-fire-safety

FLAMMABLE CLADDING SUMMIT – Safe Buildings & Defects Management Summit
MAIN SPEAKER: Dan O’Brien – Chief Executive Cladding Safety Victoria
Sydney: Conference: 23 February 2021 | Pre-Conference Workshop: 22 February 2021 
Melbourne: Conference: 25 February 2021 | Pre-Conference Workshop: 24 February 2021 
Brisbane: Conference: 2 March 2021 | Pre-Conference Workshop: 1 March 2021 
https://scb.aventedge.com/

CSV Cladding Project (B343) Collingwood (October 2020)
https://estimateone.com/project/csv-cladding-project-b343-collingwood/

TESTING

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis Better Safeguard your Building in Faster Timeframes (NATA Certified)
At CLADDINGTEST we don’t just provide you with a laboratory analysis of the cladding material.  
We give risk categorisation and increased data on the cladding’s composition which allows you to improve your risk assessment, your reports and better safeguard the building in question.
Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Approved 
CLADDINGTEST were one of the first commercial providers to be approved by the ICA to analyse and report on combustible cladding. 
As preferred suppliers to VBA and State Government you can feel confident in the reports.
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Rapid Testing on Aluminium Cladding to Check Flammability Potential and Composition (Get in Touch Now)
NATA Accredited Lab. Quick Turnaround. Reliable Service. 25 Years in Business. Site Inspection And Sample Extraction, ExcelPlas Sample NATA Testing
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Combustible Building Cladding Testing 
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite panels or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.
https://www.excelplas.com/products-tested/cladding-testing/

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis – CLADDINGTEST LABS
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.
Fastest Timeframes in the Industry: CLADDINGTEST takes as little as 2-5 business days from job initiation to handing over your final report.
In an industry where the usual turnaround is 2 weeks onwards, CladdingTest’s fully-equipped in-house NATA laboratory and operational flexibility enable us to shorten our reporting timeframes allowing you to meet your cladding risk assessment deadlines early.
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Latest News on Combustible Polymer Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/news/


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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