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CPA consults on new code for construction products

CCPI Report January 2021

The Construction Products Association is launching an industry-wide consultation into a new proposed Code for Construction Product Information. The Code, which is die to be foormally launched later this year, has been developed by the CPA’s Marketing Integrity Group in response to the issues raised in Dame Judith Hackitt’s report …

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Grenfell Tower cladding standards slip flagged in 2014

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Fire tests from as early as 2014, showed cladding used on Grenfell Tower failed to meet the safety standards, a BBC investigation has found. The cladding used on Grenfell was Reynobond PE, aluminium panels containing a plastic filling, that were popular in cost-conscious council refurbishment schemes. While zinc cladding was …

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