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Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
Buildings
Wednesday June 6 2018

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...

Apartment Owners Face Bills of $60k after Court Blow
Residential
Wednesday January 24 2018

Apartment Owners Face Bills of $60k after Court Blow

Victorian apartment owners face bills of tens of thousands of dollars to fix dangerous cladding after a court ruled that the state’s building regulator has overstepped...

Cladding Leadership Left Vacant
Buildings
Tuesday January 23 2018

Cladding Leadership Left Vacant

Leadership of the flammable cladding issue has been left vacant at the federal level since a cabinet reshuffle last December, the nation’s leading union for fire...

Grenfell Tower Fire Toll Officially 71
Buildings
Tuesday November 21 2017

Grenfell Tower Fire Toll Officially 71

The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower housing block in London in June is 71, after five months of painstaking search...

Queensland Asbestos Scare Prompts Union
Safety
Wednesday July 13 2016

Queensland Asbestos Scare Prompts Union

The building union has issued a national alert on a Chinese supplier following an asbestos scare at the construction site of the Queensland government's so-called "tower...

Information Sharing Crucial for Non-Conforming Construction Products
Business
Tuesday June 14 2016

Information Sharing Crucial for Non-Conforming Construction Products

Improving information sharing between various levels of government is crucial if Australia is to manage risks associated with non-conforming products, a leader in the construction industry...

Builder Installs Faulty Door Frames
Commercial
Monday April 18 2016

Builder Installs Faulty Door Frames

More than 900 door frames have to be ripped out at the new Perth Children's Hospital as they may not comply with Australian fire standards, with...

The Risks Architects Face from Non-Compliant Products
Business
Wednesday April 6 2016

The Risks Architects Face from Non-Compliant Products

Throughout the property sector in Australia, few issues pose greater risk to the safety of building occupants than that of materials being used which fail to...

Melbourne’s Tallest Building Found to Have Flammable Cladding
Business
Monday April 4 2016

Melbourne’s Tallest Building Found to Have Flammable Cladding

Melbourne’s tallest building, the Eureka Tower, has been found to contain the same type of non-compliant and highly flammable cladding that has caused dozens of...