Posted inConstruction & Development

NSW kicks off long-awaited flammable cladding blitz

Last week NSW set itself a three year deadline to remove flammable cladding from affected buildings and appointed construction company Hansen Yuncken to oversee each removal job. “Project Remediate” is the NSW government’s response to the fire-risk posed by certain cladding products exposed by the UK’s Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 and the Melbourne’s Lacrosse […]

Posted inBriefs

Investa partners with Grosvenor in national fire strategy

Brief: Grosvenor Engineering Group will implement a national fire strategy across 30 of Investa’s commercial buildings located in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Features of the strategy include better commercial decisions on either continuing to maintain an asset, repair or replace it; reviewing performance analysis reports on a daily basis; better control over budgeting based on […]

Posted inMaterials

Some action at last on non-compliant work and non-conforming products

Sweeping audits of high-rise buildings, new taskforces and a new reporting hub for suspected non-conforming products are among initiatives announced in the past week as authorities race to stop a Grenfell Tower-like fire from happening here. Chair of the Building Ministers’ Forum and assistant minister for industry, innovation and science Craig Laundy this week announced […]