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Combustible Cladding In Australia – Where are we up to five years after the Grenfell Tragedy?

Tuesday 14 June 2022 marked five years since the Grenfell Tower became engulfed in flames and tragically claimed the lives of 72 residents due to the tower’s external Aluminium Composite […]

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August 24, 2022

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Could The Miami Tower Collapse Have Been Avoided?

An Original 2021 Essay by Clare Warburton At 1:25am on Monday June 24th 2021, 98 people lost their lives when the Champlain Towers South in Miami partially collapsed. The incident […]

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An Original 2021 Essay by Clare Warburton

April 15, 2022

Engagement with building residents a key priority for Cladding Safety Victoria

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) is always working to keep owners corporations and tenants informed about rectification works. CSV communicates directly with owners corporations involved in our cladding rectification program via […]

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Cladding Safety Victoria

April 5, 2022

How to Recognise and Combat Costly Shower Leaks

As the wettest and most frequented area of a property, the bathroom is uniquely susceptible to leaks. Ways to spot and fix a leaking shower: Dripping Water and Water Stains […]

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Megasealed

September 11, 2021

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Red Tape, Remedial Cladding and Compliant Solutions

Due to significant changes to the BCA (Building Code of Australia) some insurers, specifiers and strata advisers might default to a total ‘no use of composites’ policy, in which they […]

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Fairview Architectural

November 20, 2020

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A Guide to Combustible Cladding

Combustible cladding on properties is a daunting prospect, with many owners and building managers still struggling on how to go forward. Changing requirements in each state and territory can challenge […]

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Bruce McKenzie, Sedgwick

November 12, 2020

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Paynter Dixon Remedial Completes Re-cladding Project in the Sydney CBD

Paynter Dixon Remedial is one of the first companies in Sydney to complete a re-cladding project under the new laws that came into effect on 22 October 2018. Under the […]

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November 3, 2020

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Examples of NDT Use in Building Diagnostics

Overview Diagnosis of building deterioration is not a simple task and often entails iterative investigations and therefore costs. However, investigations can be more efficient by applying basic Non-Destructive Test (NDT) […]

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Grahame Vile, Director, BAAM Consulting since 2002, and ACRA President 2019-2021.

October 22, 2020

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The Constant Cladding Crisis

Australia has been subjected to one of the most harrowing summers in recent memory, with widespread and catastrophic bushfires combined with other severe climatic events including hailstorms, flooding and cyclones. […]

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September 1, 2020

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Digital Transformation of the Building Management Sector

An interview with MYBOS Q: Has there been increased demand for digital transformation for both owners and managers, people wanting new technology and embracing change rather than opposing? A: Technology […]

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July 1, 2020