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Insurers on Hook for Combustible Cladding Claims Against Builder LU Simon
A judge has found insurers must cover claims against builder LU Simon Builders over alleged combustible cladding in Melbourne’s Atlantis Towers after a judge found the owners were “obvious candidates” to bring legal action.

FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA DECLASSIFIED RECORD – MS Amlin Corporate Member Limited v LU Simon Builders Pty Ltd [2023] FCA 581

Builder LU Simon Gave Sufficient Notice of Combustible Cladding Claim Court Hears


Victoria’s Building Regulatory System Now Facing Reform
Victorian construction sector has been embroiled in controversies related to combustible cladding, leading to negative consequences for consumers, the building industry, and the Victorian Government.

VBA Issues Certificate of Accreditation for New Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoset (GFRT) Cladding Product
ShapeShell TM-RT Panels are manufactured from a combination of glass fibre fabric, thermosetting polyester resin and proprietary fire-retardant chemical resins.

Australian Institutes of Architects Welcome New VBA CEO But Caution on Delays To National Construction Code

Etalbond® A2 Aluminium Composite Panels
Because of its mineral filled core, is rated A2 for incombustibility, s1 for lowest possible smoke emission and d0 for no droplets when the panel is exposed to fire, according to the strictest European Norm EN13501-1

Inside the Dubai-based Lab Protecting Skyscrapers from Fires

How to Test for Combustible Cladding in Queensland [PDF]


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Forensic Fire Service for Combustible Cladding
Working with industry specialists in litigation and construction we investigate cladding fires and cladding flammability issues


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