Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
The cladding system on the outside of London's Grenfell Tower was so conducive to the spread of fire it did not support the "stay put" policy...
What You Need to Know about NCC Fire Safety Amendments
Following the Greenfell tragedy in London and earlier Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, regulators across Australia have scrambled to address issues relating to flammable cladding.
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home
Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.
Arson, Terror Fears over Suspect Cladding
Apartment towers fitted with high-risk cladding could become a target for arsonists or terrorists if their locations across Melbourne are revealed, the city's fire service warns.
Overcrowding Concerns at Melbourne Tower
The first photos from within a fire-damaged Melbourne tower covered in combustible cladding have been revealed as authorities raise issues of overcrowding inside the apartments.
Apartment Block Alight in Melbourne CBD
A high-rise Melbourne apartment building fire that forced an early morning evacuation, contains the same combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower, authorities say.
Sydney's Cracked Opal Tower Sound: Report
An interim report into Sydney's cracked Opal Tower has found several factors could have contributed to the building's problems, but has ruled out extreme weather and...
Why Australians Should Choose Higher-performing uPVC Windows
Windows play a vital role in regulating temperatures of buildings and their overall energy efficiency, whatever the climate. Energy efficiency is not just about preserving heating...
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality
In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.
Thousands Flee Kuwait City Skyscraper Fire
A skyscraper under construction for the National Bank of Kuwait has caught fire, sending 2500 workers fleeing from the flames.
Japan Quake Kills 44, Hits Power Supply
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in northern Japan last week has risen to 44, with 660 injured, the government says, as electricity supply remained...