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Old June 15th, 2017, 11:45 AM   #41
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I think we have another victim of Alucobond fire
According to reports it was Arconic Reynobond PE (polyethylene core).
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Old June 23rd, 2017, 08:23 PM   #42
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Cladding stripped from residential towers across UK in wake of Grenfell Tower fire

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Cladding is being removed from residential high-rises across the UK following concerns over fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

The government has ordered tests on up to 600 high-rise buildings to establish whether they have been clad in the same aluminium composite material used at Grenfell Tower, as last week's disaster continues to send shockwaves through the UK construction industry.

The Reynobond PE cladding used at Grenfell Tower is believed to have contributed to the spread of fire at the London block, in which 79 people are thought to have died.

So far, eleven residential towers have been found to be using panelling with a similarly combustible polyethylene core.

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https://www.dezeen.com/2017/06/23/cl...r-fire-safety/
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The aptly named 'Marina Torch' in Dubai has caught fire...again.



Massive fire breaks out at Dubai's 1,105ft Torch tower
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This is the building's second major blaze since opening in 2011

A massive fire has broken out at Dubai's 1,105ft tall Torch Tower.

The blaze was thought to have started at around 1am local time on Thursday (10pm Wednesday BST) before shooting up one side of the 86-storey building.

Video footage from the scene showed the flames illuminating the night sky with debris cascading down onto the streets below.

As the tower burned many gathered below to watch the fire engulf it.

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Old August 4th, 2017, 05:25 AM   #44
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why don't they ban such king of coating on buildings?
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