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NEWSMAKERS: * ACT Government * ACP * AECOM * Arconic * Cladding Safety Victoria * CladdingTest * Class Action * CCN * CSV * ExcelPlas * Grenfell * Kennedys Law * NSW * Paynter Dixon * Polystyrene Insulation * Remediation * RMIT * VBA * Victorian Government


Is Flammable Polystyrene Insulation the New Cladding Crisis?

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Special Counsel for Salary of $229K pa

Cladding Removal on Track for 50 NSW Apartment Buildings

Flammable Cladding on Apartment Complexes Leaves Painful Legacy in Victoria Months After Ban

Melbourne Engineer Wants to Ensure a Tragedy Like London’s Grenfell Tower Fire Never Happens Again

Kennedys Law – Victorian Court Of Appeal Reapportions The Contractors’ Responsibility For Combustible Cladding

Sara Saved for 10 years to Buy Her First Home, Only to Learn it’s ‘a Danger to Life’ Due to Flammable Cladding

Legal Notes: U.K.’s Grenfell Tower Exposes a Poisoned Decision-Making Culture Due to ‘Error Traps’

Arconic Marketing Manager Continued Selling Flammable Cladding After Knowing the Risks
Arconic marketing manager Gerard Sonntag admitted this attending a talk given in 2007 by consultant Fred-Roderich Pohl. The risks of ACM cladding were dramatized by Pohl, saying it had the same “fuel power” as a 19,000-litre truck of oil. Despite this, Arconic continued selling the product.


Experienced Team the Key to Remediating Flammable Cladding


Video – Britain’s Cladding Scandal is Getting Worse and Working its Way Onto Everyone’s Doorstep

Four Years After Grenfell and Understanding of the Fire Safety Issues Raised Remains Murky

“Footing the Bill for the Cladding Crisis will Cost More Than My Flat”


ACT Government Sets Up Register of Potential Suppliers of Non-Combustible Cladding for Rectification Program

Recent Changes to Cladding Rectification Legislation in Victoria

Floodgates Open as Dozens of NSW Strata Communities Register for Cladding Removal

Flammable Cladding Fixes On Track for NSW Buildings


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