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Kingspan Sets Out Action After Grenfell Inquiry

KINGSPAN HAS outlined the actions it is taking in response to a number of “serious issues” arising out of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. The company...

Cladding Chief Welcomes New Regulatory Powers to Remove Dangerous Materials and...

PETER JOHNSON, chairman of Vivalda Group, the UK’s largest independent distributor of non-combustible facade products, has welcomed additional powers granted to the safety body charged...

New Construction Products Safety Regulator Announced

A NATIONAL REGULATOR to ensure construction products are safe, has been announced. The regulator for construction products will have the power to remove any product...

‘Shameful’ Personal Indemnity Insurance Fire Carve-Outs Leave Industry Exposed

‘Shameful’ removal of fire safety from professional indemnity insurance leaves building owners uninsured in Grenfell aftermath, consultants warn. CONSTRUCTION EXPERTS have raised concerns over fire...

Grenfell Fire Inquiry to Resume in July

THE GRENFELL TOWER fire Inquiry is resuming hearings on 6 July in London with limited attendance hearings. The Inquiry panel cautioned that hearings will only...

Grenfell Inquiry Suspended in Response to Covid-19 Outbreak

THE INQUIRY into the fire at Grenfell Tower has been suspended in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The inquiry’s Chairman, Martin Moore-Bick, issued a statement...

Grenfell Inquiry Panel Recommends Request Over Self-Incrimination

THE PANEL AT THE Grenfell Inquiry has written to the Attorney General recommending that oral evidence from witnesses will not be used against them...

Companies “Knew Cladding Would Fail” at Grenfell

THE MAIN CONTRACTOR, cladding subcontractor, fire engineering consultants and architects were all aware that Grenfell Tower’s cladding would fail under external flaming, according to...

Grenfell Inquiry Hears Statements from Façade Contractor

THE GRENFELL INQUIRY HAS heard opening statements from the refurbishment project’s external façade subcontractor, alongside its architect and main contractor. Harley Façades gave its statements...

Grenfell Inquiry Phase Two Gets Underway

THE SECOND PHASE OF THE Grenfell Tower Inquiry has begun this week with cladding manufacturers, designers and contractors set to give evidence alongside the...