London Tower cladding News

Same Builders Win Deals to Replace Unsafe Grenfell Tower Type Cladding

Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows. …

Australia’s New South Wales to Inspect High-Rise Cladding over Fire Safety

Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) government will inspect more than 1,000 residential and commercial towers that may have potentially unsafe cladding and introduce new fire safety reforms to avoid a deadly inferno such as the Grenfell Tower fire in London. …

U.S. Building Owners Reviewing Structural Materials After London Tower Blaze

U.S. building owners should review what materials their structures are built with following a deadly fire in London that showed how flames can quickly cover a high-rise, devouring it from the outside, fire experts said Friday. An Associated Press review …

Panel-Maker Arconic Sued in U.S. Over Losses Linked to London Tower Fire

A shareholder of Arconic Inc. on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing the company of defrauding shareholders over its supply of cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower, the London high-rise where at least 80 people died in a fire last month. …