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Important Court Decision Concerning Vitrabond FR Cladding
NSW Court of Appeal’s judgment in Owners SP 92450 v JKN Para 1 Pty Limited [2023] NSWCA 114.
This is an important intermediate appellate court decision because the NSW Court of Appeal found that:

  1. the core of the Vitrabond FR was approximately 35% to 41% polyethylene;
  2. the Vitrabond FR did not comply with the BCA; and
  3. the Owners Corporation is entitled to recover the costs of removing and replacing the Vitrabond FR

In Wake of Above Decision Omnibridgeway Encourage Owners Corporations and Building Owners who have Vitrabond PE and Vitrabond FR to Sign Up to the Vitrabond Class Action

Cladding Court Battle Looms Over Sydney’s ‘Greenest’ Development


AODELI Australia Expands Melbourne Business Development Team to Meet Non-Combustible Cladding Demand

Victoria’s Building Regulatory System is Now Set to be Reformed After Cladding Debacle

A Deep Dive into Recladding: What Is It and When Do You Need It?

Combustible Cladding Remediation Yet to Start on 23 High-Rise Buildings in London

Kingspan and Arconic Criticised for ‘Reckless and Deceptive Behaviour’ with Cladding and Insulation Products

Fire Safety in the UAE: Sharjah Announces Replacement of Fire Hazard Cladding in Over 200 Buildings

Hundreds of Thousands Trapped in Cladding Crisis, Six Years on from Grenfell Tragedy


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