CCN – The Latest Updates, News, and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News) Reaching more Players in the Cladding Industry

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Cladding Fire at High-Rise Building Blamed for Top Architecture Firm’s Liquidation


Residents of Auckland’s City Gardens Apartments Ordered to Evacuate over Cladding Fire Safety
Significant fire safety defects and a highly combustible cladding mean residents of City Gardens Apartments on Albert St need to evacuate on short notice

VIDEO of Fire Test – James Hardie Fibre Cement Cladding vs Vinyl, Cedar and Engineered Wood

The Grenfell Tower Fire – The Full Story [PDF]

The fire safety experts and building surveyors at Credwell can help you identify and address non-compliant external cladding and present a roadmap to rectification works

Novel New Cladding Based on Aged Cement-based Matrices Reinforced with Recycled Aramid Textile Nonwoven Fabric

Redefining Design – Fairview Launches Australia’s First Exterior Cladding Visualiser

Questions Flare Over e-battery Safety Combined with Combustible Cladding

New Zealand Government to Introduce Building (Product Certification) Amendment Bill
Adopting building material regulations from overseas could mean that NZ inherits problems with building materials that were not properly regulated (and subject to appropriate testing) in the first place. A recent example is the use of combustible cladding that led to the Grenfell Tower fire in London and The Torch in Dubai, amongst others.

New Eco-friendly MOC Cement and Associated Fire-resistant Materials for Non-Combustible Cladding (Presentation Mon 06 May 2024)
Magnesium oxychloride cement (MOC) is an environmentally friendly green cement made from by-products obtained from magnesium mines. 


Industry Alert: Important Information About Applying MG-15 for Remediation Work Proposals for Mitigating Cladding Risk for Buildings Containing Combustible External Cladding

The fire safety experts and building surveyors at Credwell can help you identify and address non-compliant external cladding and present a roadmap to rectification works


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Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)

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