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

NEWSMAKERS: * Arconic * CladdingTest * CCN * ExcelPlas * Fairview * FVA * Grenfell * Holding Redlich * Kingspan * Owners’ Corporations * VBA * VIC Govt.

Breaking News – State Toughens Building Laws to Ban Combustible Cladding – Non-Compliant Builders Now Risking Fines of Up to $400,000

‘World First’ – Victorian Government Bans High-Risk Cladding for New Multi-Storey Buildings

Dangerous Cladding Now Banned From Multistorey Buildings in Victoria

Holding Redlich Lawyers – “Ban This Bad Batch” – High-Risk Cladding Products Now Prohibited in Victoria

Major News Article Runs With Competitor Smears

OCs have “Responsibility” to Inform Short-Stay Guests on Cladding
Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) is placing the onus jointly on Owners’ Corporations (OCs) and owners to inform transient short-stay guests about flammable cladding

Breaking News – Grenfell Cladding Firm President Agrees to give Evidence at Inquiry
Claude Schmidt of French firm Arconic gives way after refusing to be a witness for seven months

Breaking News – Arconic Boss Agrees to Give Grenfell Evidence

Insurance Crisis – A Ticking Timebomb for Architects

Grenfell Fire Tragedy Casting a Long, Expensive Shadow

2021 Must be a Year of Action on the Issue of Combustible Cladding


Australia’s Foremost Flammable Cladding Identification Laboratory
The Grenfell Tower fire was the worst UK residential fire since WWII. The fire spread rapidly as a result of flammable aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding.
Since the disaster, ExcelPlas has been active in testing and identification of ACM cladding.
Thousands of ACM samples from buildings around Australia have been analysed by ExcelPlas Cladding Testing.
We are certified by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) for identifying flammable cladding products.


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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.

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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