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Grenfell Tower Inquiry Panel Change Prompts Outcry

Grenfell United—a group of survivors and relatives of victims of London’s 2017 Grenfell Tower fire—expressed outrage shortly before the holidays when a change was made to the panel that will...


Future of Notre Dame Still Unknown

According to reports late last month, the rector of Notre Dame Cathedral has said that the landmark is so fragile, that there’s a 50% chance that it might not be saved.


UK Court Cuts Part of Combustible Cladding Ban

Part of the United Kingdom’s combustible cladding ban was thrown out by the courts earlier this month following a lawsuit filed by the British Blind & Shutter Association.


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Blogs (2)


Fire-Resistive Tests, Specs Challenge Industry

by Allen Zielnik

Certainly, the concept of integrated fire safety doesn’t rest only with the building ...


Land Mines on the Road to Safety

by Simon Hope

I never cease to wonder at the depths to which individuals will lower themselves for ...


 
 

Weekly Poll (3)


With responses due for the “Building a Safer Future” by July 31—a fourth consultation on improving fire and structural safety for high-rise housing in the United Kingdom involving various revisions including: increased residential building height; revised concept of duty holders; and stronger voices for residents (to name a few)—do you think the new Implementation Plan will help to prevent future tragedies like the Grenfell Tower fire?


Specialty chemicals firm Arkema is facing a criminal investigation by the Harris County District Attorney, in addition to a number of lawsuits from neighbors and first responders in Crosby, Texas, where one of its facilities was the location of a number of explosions triggered in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in August. Do you think the company should be held liable for what happened in the wake of the hurricane?


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Articles (12)


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, November 2019


D+D Online Features

from D+D Print, Summer 2017


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Webinars (3)


Paintsquare Fireproofing Series — Smart Machines Are the Future: How Modern PFP Equipment is Changing the Market

Have you ever thought about changing from a fixed ratio sprayer to a variable ratio sprayer and wondered what the differences are? This webinar is an introduction into the differen...


Paintsquare Fireproofing Series — The Dangers of Extrapolation – Properly Estimating Fire Protection Applications

Applying the wrong fire protection coating thickness to a steel section could spell disaster in a fire situation. Applied too thin, the intumescent coating may not protect the stee...


Paintsquare Fireproofing Series: How Safe is Your In Situ Passive Fire Protection?

There is no existing standard for assessing the actual fire performance of passive fire protection that has become damaged or is failing. Current guidance is largely qualitative in...


 
 

Video Learning Center (15)


Architectural Coatings: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The D+D Pro Video Series: An archive of webinars hosted by DurabilityandDesign.com

A collection of archived webinars hosted by DurabilityandDesign.com focused on architectural coatings.


Concrete: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The D+D Pro Video Series: An archive of webinars hosted by DurabilityandDesign.com

A collection of archived webinars hosted by DurabilityandDesign.com focused on concrete coatings and maintenance.


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