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Government to carry out a review of building regulations

government to carry out a review of building regulations
The west London fire led to testing of cladding on high-rise buildings around the country, with the alarming results that around 200 have combustible materials attached to them.
MailOnline India

Arconic is sued in U.S. over fatal London tower fire

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A shareholder of Arconic Inc has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing the company of defrauding shareholders in connection with its having supplied cladding panels used..
Reuters India Also reported by •Sify

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News video: London tower blaze cladding firm sued in the U.S.

London tower blaze cladding firm sued in the U.S. 01:05

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 -

News video: Silence Over Grenfell Tower's Safety Test

Silence Over Grenfell Tower's Safety Test 00:36

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 -

News video: 120 Towers In England Have Failed Safety Tests

120 Towers In England Have Failed Safety Tests 00:32

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 -

News video: Housing minister Alok Sharma confronted by Grenfell survivor – video

Housing minister Alok Sharma confronted by Grenfell survivor – video 00:58

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 -

News video: Grenfell Tower supply firm withdraws cladding from sale

Grenfell Tower supply firm withdraws cladding from sale

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. It follows reports..
Source: euronews (in English) -

 

Silence over whether Grenfell Tower materials passed safety test

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..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

UK: London Fire: 95 U.K. Buildings Fail Fire Safety Tests (Video) - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

LONDON — Nearly 100 high-rise towers around the U.K. have failed fire safety tests to their exterior cladding conducted after London's deadly apartment block blaze, officials said Tuesday.
Mondaq

May under pressure to replace council over London blaze

British Prime Minister Theresa May is under growing pressure to entirely replace the local authority in charge of Grenfell Tower, the residential block here that went up in flames earlier this..
Deccan Herald

Renovators at UK blaze tower were asked to cut costs: report

Contractors working on the renovation of London's Grenfell Tower were asked by the building's managers to reduce costs, with cheaper exterior cladding suggested as one alternative, a media report said..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

London tower blaze: Final death toll may only be known next year, says London police

It will be months until the final death toll from a London tower block blaze is known, British police said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that 120 other high-rise buildings also..
DNA

Final death toll from London tower blaze may not be known until next year

It will be months until the final death toll from a London tower block blaze is known, British police said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that 120 other high-rise buildings also..
DNA

May orders investigation into cladding on UK high-rises

British Prime Minister Theresa May today ordered a "major investigation" into the use of cladding on high-rise buildings across the UK after 95 tower blocks covered by 35 local authorities failed fire..
DNA

UK says 95 buildings fail safety checks after London tower block fire

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Britain must hold a national investigation into exterior cladding used on high-rise buildings after all those checked after the deadly London tower block..
DNA

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

"Arconic is discontinuing global sales of Reynobond PE for use in high-rise applications," a company spokesman told AFP.
DNA

Arconic ends sales of panels used at Grenfell Tower for high-rises

Arconic Inc said on Monday it was stopping global sales of its Reynobond PE cladding for use in high-rise buildings after a fire in London's Grenfell Tower, which used those Arconic panels, killed at..
DNA

Number of UK tower blocks to fail fire safety checks hits 75

The number of high-rise tower blocks with external cladding in Britain that have failed fire safety tests following the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze has risen to 75, communities minister Sajid Javid..
DNA

Arconic tumbles on news it sold flammable panels used at Grenfell

REUTERS - Shares in Arconic Inc fell as much as 11.3 percent on Monday after Reuters reported it had supplied the combustible cladding used for London's Grenfell Tower, the site of a deadly fire,..
Reuters India Also reported by •Sify

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests.
DNA

83 residents refuse to leave their homes on London estate

83 residents refuse to leave their homes on london estate
More than 80 people from the Camden tower block that was last night evacuated over cladding fears have decided to remain in their homes, refusing to leave after firefighters advice.
MailOnline India

London fire: Emails reveal inflammable material was used during tower construction

Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such..
DNA


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