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Cladding Crisis Unlikely to Spill Over, But Litigation Looms

Kingspan Ordered to Halt Sales of Widely-Used Insulation Product Following Fire Test Failures

Firm That Issued Certificate Saying Kingspan Insulation Could Be Used on High Rises was ‘Played’ by Manufacturer

EXCLUSIVE: Government Paid £10m for Cladding Advice from Consultancy Firm Being Sued for £130m for Overseeing Installation of Dangerous Materials on London Estate

Export Development Grants (EDG) Available for Cladding Companies

Kingspan Told to Recall Grenfell Panels

Amendments to Cladding Pleading Permitted by Court of Appeal

Grenfell Tower Disaster Caused by ‘Private Companies Which Were Allowed to Put Profit Before People’

Cladding Suppliers Must Contribute to £4bn Remediation Bill

New Twist in London’s Grenfell Tower Fire Case Sends Saint-Gobain down 8% on Paris Stock Exchange

Cladding Firms Could be Banned from the UK if They Don’t Pay to Fix Building Safety Crisis

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Diary Week 61: ‘Mistakes are Meant for Learning, Not Repeating’


New Code of Practice – Fire Risk Appraisal of External Wall Construction and Cladding on Buildings (2022) [PDF]

New Code of Practice for External Wall Fire Risk Assessment Published


Sydney Contracting Engineers | Why You Should Consider Recladding Your Building

Responsibility for Fire Safety Repairs – Government Signals a Hardening Attitude in Cladding Crisis

Fire Safety: Examining the Cladding Crisis

Alpolic Offering Courses on Fire Safety of Metal Composite Cladding

Grenfell: Gove Calls for Insurance Probe as Costs Soar

Britain to Review Buildings Insurance Cost Rise After Grenfell Fire

UK Regulator to Review ‘Crippling’ Post-Grenfell Property Insurance Costs


Cemintel® Non-Combustible Cladding [PDF]


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