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

NEWSMAKERS:  * CladdingTest * CCV * Hesketh Henry Lawyers * HWL Ebsworth * NSW GOVERNMENT * QLD Govt. * VIC Government  

Building Engineers Struggle to get Insurance Due to Combustible Cladding Chaos (Breaking News)

New Flammable Cladding Risk

ExcelPlas Labs Develop ‘Cladding Materials Library’
An extensive library database of Cladding Materials based on their material composition, structure and flammability.
The Cladding Materials Library comprises an extensive database of cladding materials based on their composition and content and type of endothermic flame retardants  as individual components, and which may be used to perform hazard analyses. 
The database is a tool for qualified engineers to enable an adequate fire hazard identification and quantification of the potential fire spread of cladding materials.

20% discount on Safe Cladding, Buildings and Façade Innovation Summit Series Returning Nov 2019 / Feb 2020
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 to find out more and use code ‘CCN20’ for 20% off, ontop of early bird rates!

Apartment Owners Face Millions of Dollars in Re-cladding Bills Following Landmark Ruling

Cladding Scare Spreads as Tribunal Finds Timber Panelling Poses ‘Undue Risk’ to Residents

Victorian Builders Seek Halt to Cladding Prosecutions

‘Undue Fire Risk’: Wood Cladding Used on Hundreds of Buildings Including McDonald’s Ruled ‘Combustible’

QLD GOVT. – Non-Conforming Building Products Audit Taskforce and Safer Buildings

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.

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.

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.

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)

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.

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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