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NEWSMAKERS: * CladdingTest * Celotex™ * CSV * ExcelPlas * Grenfell * Harley Facades * ICA * Landers and Rogers * ProClad™ * VBA * VICTORIA

BREAKING NEWS

Companies Which Wrapped Grenfell Tower in Combustible Cladding Finally Face Public Scrutiny (Breaking News)
https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/grenfell-inquiry-to-restart-with-statements-from-private-firms/

Grenfell Fire: Cladding firm ‘Confused’ by Safety Rules  (Breaking News)
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54088821

Grenfell Firm ‘Misled’ Into Using Flammable Cladding  (Breaking News)
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/711956-grenfell-firm-misled-into-using-flammable-cladding

Grenfell: Harley Boss Criticises ‘Complicated’ Safety Laws and Calls for Combustible Insulation Ban  (Breaking News)
https://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/grenfell-harley-boss-criticises-complicated-safety-laws-and-calls-for-combustible-insulation-ban/

LEGAL

Is Flammable Cladding the New Asbestos?   Part 1  The Key Challenges for Insurers 
By Charles Thorley, Landers and Rogers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpQKHLlzMr0

Is Flammable Cladding the New Asbestos?   Part 2  Audits, Obligations, and Insurance Renewals 
By Natasha Stojanovich, Landers and Rogers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spBKeMevWQs

Is Flammable Cladding the New Asbestos?   Part 3   Regulatory Responses to the Crisis 
By Rohan Bennett, Landers and Rogers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGMVSlXP6GA

Is Flammable Cladding the New Asbestos?   Part 4   Issues that Developers and Builders of Future Projects Involving External Wall Cladding Should Consider 
By Rohan Bennett, Landers and Rogers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpVQgV4Oq1M

Victorians to Get Two More Years to Sue Over Combustible Cladding
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/victorians-to-get-two-more-years-to-sue-over-cladding

JOBS

CSV seeking Board Secretary
The Board Secretariat is responsible for supporting and advising the Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Board, Executive Leadership Team and senior managers across the organisation regarding corporate governance matters in a changing regulatory environment and identifying appropriate organisational improvements and recommendations, whilst overseeing the delivery of business support to the Board and its Committees
https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-C0099

TESTING

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis Better Safeguard your Building in Faster Timeframes
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 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/

NEW PRODUCTS

New ProClad™ Touted as Solution for Recladding of Existing Projects Stripped of Combustible Cladding
SOLID aluminium panels as they are 100% non-combustible, require low maintenance and have a high level of safety and durability.
https://www.aluminiumfacadesystems.com.au/

OTHER

Lobbying Fund for Combustible Cladding Crisis
https://www.gofundme.com/f/lobbying-fund-for-cladding-crisis




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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