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

Building Certifier Insurance Crisis with Combustible Cladding– Current Status and Responses (Breaking News)

Cladding Fire Tests Stir Worry Two Years After Grenfell Tower Tragedy (Breaking News)

Combustible Cladding is Becoming an Insurance “Disaster” for the Construction Industry (Breaking News)
Dr Jonathan Barnett, Chair of Engineers Australia’s Society of Fire Safety, described the situation as a “disaster”, and said the consequences will flow on to others with a stake in the building industry – from engineers and other professions to consumers.

Grenfell Tower Incident Worries Regulators, Insurers and Buildings Owners (Breaking News)
The name of the aluminium composite panels is Reynobond PE 55, and Arconic made them. The company has stopped selling this product worldwide for use in tower blocks and apartments.

ACM Cladding Does Not Meet Marketed Standard in New Test (Breaking News)
Molten polyethylene flows out of the cladding panels during the test

CSIRO Present on Combustible Cladding at Major UK Fire Conference Last Week (Breaking News)
Alex Webb Group Leader – Infrastucture Technologies and Fire Safety Engineer at CSIRO presented a paper on combustible cladding at InterFlam 2019 (UK), a key international conference on fire science and engineering. Co-authored with Dr Anja Hofmann from Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing), the paper examined changing regulations for building facades in UK, Germany and Australia.

Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Endorsed Building Cladding Testing – Test for Combustible Cladding 
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Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding

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