Arconic, the U.S. company that supplied the cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower in London, where 80 people died in a deadly blaze, is being sued by a shareholder. David Pollard reports. Source: Reuters Studio -
The cladding system used on London's Grenfell Tower would only have met British regulatory standards if the two main materials had passed a key safety test together, according to a Reuters analysis of.. Source: Wochit News -
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Wednesday that the exterior cladding on 120 high-rise buildings in 37 areas in England have failed fire safety checks. Following the Grenfell Tower.. Source: Wochit News -
Oluwaseun Talabi, a former resident of Grenfell Tower, challenged housing minister Alok Sharma over accommodation arrangements for survivors of the blaze. During a special edition of the Victoria.. Source: Guardian -
The firm which supplied the cladding used to insulate London’s Grenfell Tower says it’s stopping global sales of such panels for use in high-rise buildings, Reuters reports.
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A notice posted in communal areas of the Trilogi apartment building in Prahran warned residents against lighting barbecues or using lights and powerpoints on their balconies. Brisbane Times Also reported by •The Age •Sydney Morning Herald
The Victorian government has appointed a taskforce to fast-track the testing of thousands of buildings for the kind of flammable cladding used in the Grenfell Tower that burned in London last month. The Age